Chevy Chase is a much-loved Hollywood star. His success as a writer and actor on Sat urday Night Live in the 1970s made him a household name, but it had been a long, hard route to the top for Chevy--behind the fame lay a childhood riddled with abuse. But his remarkable strength and determination helped him rise above it and find his talent as an actor, writer, comedian, and musician. Best known for his role in the National Lampoon's Vacation series Chevy has starred in some of the greatest comedies of our time. Now, for the first time, Chevy speaks openly and candidly about his career, his personal struggle with drugs, his friendships with three presidents, and his family life. Honest, funny, and informative, this is the complex and fascinating world of Chevy Chase.