Dave Sheridan (actor)

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Dave Sheridan
Born David Christopher Sheridan
(1969-03-10) March 10, 1969 (age 45)
Newark, Delaware, U.S.
Occupation Actor, comedian, musician, producer, writer
Years active 1996–present

David Christopher "Dave" Sheridan (born March 10, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician.[1]

He is perhaps best known for his performance as Special Officer Doofy in the comedy Scary Movie (2000).[2]

Life and career[edit]

Sheridan was born in Newark, Delaware. He began his career as an intern at Saturday Night Live. From there, he entered Chicago's famed comedy Mecca, The Second City, where he wrote, directed and produced "Dave Sheridan's America", a multimedia stage show. He starred on Buzzkill (1996), an MTV TV series that featured three slacker buddies staging elaborate pranks and catching it all on video. Sheridan is well known for his role in Scary Movie as Officer Doofy. He can be seen touring with his band that formed in 2004, Van Stone.

Sheridan's character Doug in the movie Ghost World appears in the Red Hot Chili Peppers videos "By the Way" and "Universally Speaking".

Sheridan hosted a series called Smile...You're Under Arrest! on the Fox Reality Channel.


Other credits[edit]


  1. ^ "Dave Sheridan". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Scary Movie: Cast". FullMovieReview.com. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 

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