Dave Chappelle is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. 

He is best known for his satirical comedy sketch series Chappelle's Show (2003–2006) 

Chappelle was born in Washington, D.C., in 1973. He began performing stand-up comedy at the age of 14 

Dave Chappelle recently slammed San Francisco as "half Glee, half zombie movie 

Chappelle's comments come at a time when San Francisco is facing a number of challenges, including a rising cost of living, a homelessness crisis 

Chappelle said that he had stopped performing in San Francisco because he was "tired of being surrounded by people who hate me. 

Chappelle said that the city had become "a cesspool" and that it was "no longer the San Francisco I knew." 

Dave Chappelle also has been in the for his controversial comments about transgender people 

In his Netflix special "The Closer," Chappelle made a number of jokes about transgender people 

In December 2021, Netflix employees staged a walkout to protest Chappelle's special.