Edward Tinsley Chase’s Son Was Banned From SNL For Life 

Edward Tinsley Chase

Edward Tinsley Chase was a writer and the late father of Chevy Chase, a prominent American comedian, writer, and actor. Ned Tinsley was another name for Edward Tinsley. His parents, Edward Leigh Chase and Mabel Penrose raised him in New York, USA. His citizenship was American.

Quick Facts

Full NameEdward Tinsley Chase
First NameEdward
Middle NameTinsley
Last NameChase
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CityNew York
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameEdward Leigh Chase
Father ProfessionPainter and illustrator
Mother NameMabel Penrose
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseCathalene Parker
No Of Children5
Date of BirthApril 19, 1919
Age105 years

Chevy was banned from SNL for life

Chase is presently barred from participating in SNL due to his performance as host in 1997. At the time, he smacked a cast member called Cheri Oteri, became violent, and claimed it was all in good fun. He is the only former SNL cast member who has ever been banned. He was incredibly insulting to his audience since he made offensive comments about them. He used to trash everyone as he entered the stage and then make a joke about it.

Relationship situation

He is presently married to Jayni Chase, a skilled writer, and his lovely girlfriend and wife. She is a highly imaginative woman with a terrific point of view. Jayni Chase is his third and longest-lasting wife. Jayni was supposed to be the one who helped him quit misusing narcotics and becomes clean. On June 19, 1982, in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, they exchanged wedding vows. They have three children, Caley Leigh Chase, Emily Evelyn Chase, and Cydney Cathalene Chase. He has a son called Bryan Perkins from a previous relationship, but the identity of his mother remains unknown.

Edward Tinsley Chase

Chase’s previous partnerships include

Prior to marrying Jayni Chase, he was in a relationship with Los Angeles model and actress Jacqueline Carlin. His first marriage, to Suzanne Chase, was supposed to have terminated after three years. He and Jacqueline married on December 4, 1976, but their marriage did not last because he became addicted to drugs. He was not psychologically stable since he was all over the place due to his excessive drug usage. His claimed threats of violence towards Carlin, which led to her suing Chevy, were one of the grounds for his divorce.

Chase had deceived both his closest buddy and his manager

Chevy was great friends with Lorne Michaels, the big boss star. They used to work for the same management, Bernie Brillstein. He was accused of betraying his closest buddy Lorne and his manager Bernie when he chose to pursue money and movie opportunities over working on SNL. He dumped Bernie and agreed to work for William Morris. He also said that the manner in which he departed was unprofessional.

Regarding Chevy Chase

He is a well-known American comedian, writer, and actor who was a crucial cast member on the inaugural season of Saturday Night Live (Saturday Night Live). On October 8, 1943, he was born in Lower Manhattan, New York, USA. He was born to Edward Tinsley Chase, his father, and Cathalene Parker Browning, his mother. He was raised with four siblings: Cynthia, Edward, John, and Pamela. His full name is Cornelius Crane Chase, but he was dubbed Chevy Chase by his grandmother. His mother was a concert pianist and librettist, while his father worked as a book editor and magazine writer.

Edward Tinsley Chase

Net Worth

Chevy’s net worth is reported to be more than $50 million as of February 2024, with his primary sources of income as an actor, screenwriter, comedian, and television producer.