Dave Sheridan (actor)

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Dave Sheridan
Born David Christopher Sheridan
(1969-03-10) March 10, 1969 (age 48)
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 played Special Officer Doofy in the comedy Scary Movie (2000) ( a spoof of Dewy - the actor from Scream ).[2]

Early life[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 troupe, The Second City, where he wrote, directed and produced "Dave Sheridan's America", a multimedia stage show. He starred on Buzzkill, a 1996 MTV reality 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 (2000) as Officer Doofy.[3] His character Doug in the 2001 film Ghost World[4] appeared in the 2002 music videos for "By the Way" (playing a crazy taxi driver) and "Universally Speaking" by Red Hot Chili Peppers.[5] Sheridan tours with his band that formed in 2004, Van Stone.[6]

Sheridan hosted a series called Smile...You're Under Arrest! on the Fox Reality Channel in 2008–09. In 2014, he portrayed Sheriff Lincoln in the parody film The Walking Deceased, inspired by The Walking Dead.[7][8] In 2015, he starred as Finn in Amigo Undead and as Stubniski in the SF thriller film White Space.[9] In 2016, Dave started cohosting "The Dave and Creech Show" Podcast with actor/podcaster CJ Creech.


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