David Spade Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th June 2015

Fact: Comedian David Spade reprised his redneck role Joe Dirt for the 2015 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday (10Jun15), as he crashed the Nashville prizegiving to join co-hosts Brittany Snow and Erin Andrews on stage. In character, Spade asked, "What's crappinin'? Is this the Grand Ole Opry? I thought I was getting a lifetime achievement award!" Spade's 2001 Joe Dirt film was a cult favourite, and in July (15), he returns to the role in a sequel, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser, premiering on website Crackle.

27th January 2015

Fact: Funnyman David Spade has splashed out $900,000 (£563,000) on a fully-restored version of the 1969 Dodge Daytona his character Joe Dirt drives in the 2001 comedy. According to Tmz.com, Spade bid for the copper-coloured car at Mecum Auctions in Florida last week (ends25Jan15). The comedian is set to reprise the Dirt character for a sequel this year (15).

12th September 2014

Fact: Comedian David Spade opted to forego dumping ice water on himself for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and instead donated $100,000 (£61,518) to the ALS Association in honour of his uncle who passed away from the motor neurone disease. The viral challenge has raised more than $112 million (£68.9 million) to fund research and support for the charity.

13th March 2014

Fact: Comedian David Spade has pocketed $750,000 (£468,750) after selling off a piece of art by Peter Beard. The star, who has become an avid collector over the years, recently offloaded a 1968 gelatin silver print, titled Orphan Cheetah Triptych.

9th May 2012

Quote: "I got lost in the hotel... So I went to the room that I kind of thought was mine and I'm sticking my key (in) and it wasn't working and the door opens and it was David Spade. And I was like, 'Ugh, I'm sorry I have the wrong room,' and I just ran away. And I don't know that he ever really realised that it was me and I haven't seen him since, but he probably thinks I'm stalking him or something." Actress Michelle Pfeiffer on a mortifying Las Vegas hotel mix-up last month (Apr12). The beauty was in town to accept her Icon Award at the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards.

22nd July 2011

Fact: Comedian David Spade celebrated his 47th birthday by taking David Arquette's one-time mistress, Jasmine Waltz, out for dinner. Tmz.com reports the rumoured new couple enjoyed a romantic meal together in Los Angeles on Thursday (21Jul11), on the eve of the star's birthday.

30th January 2010

Fact: Funnyman David Spade is revamping his Joe Dirt character for a new TV cartoon series. Spade's 2001 movie was a box office flop, but the film has become a cult comedy on DVD, and now the comic is developing an animated series based on his creation.

28th March 2009

Quote: "We've gone out a few times as friends. I think it's less dating and more her killing time." Funnyman David Spade insists his rumoured romance with actress Nicollette Sheridan is nothing serious.

19th March 2009

Fact: Salma Hayek is set to join the all-star cast of Adam Sandler's new comedy. The actress will play the funnyman's wife in the as-yet-untitled project, which will star Rob Schneider, Chris Rock, David Spade and Kevin James.

24th July 2006

Fact: Heather Locklear gave rumoured boyfriend David Spade a $5,000 (GBP2,800) gold and diamond skull necklace for his 42nd birthday last weekend (22JUL06).

15th July 2006

Fact: Heather Locklear is sporting a new tattoo on her ankle - a flower with the word 'Finch' above it. Finch was the name of the character played by her reported boyfriend David Spade in hit TV show JUST SHOOT ME.

11th July 2006

Fact: Courteney Cox plays tennis with a coach twice a week at comedian David Spade's house in Malibu, California - just down the street from where she lives.

30th June 2006

Quote: "MARCIA CROSS made the mistake of getting married the same weekend as Nicole Kidman - her marriage went straight to video." US funnyman David Spade on Desperate Housewives star Cross' unfortunate wedding date.

16th June 2006

Quote: "She's 28-years-old, a real estate investor, and, apparently, doesn't read the paper." Funnyman David Spade pokes fun at Charlie Sheen's new girlfriend Brooke Wolofsky.

12th September 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm looking forward to the wedding. I saw the script and it looks like it's gonna be great." Funnyman David Spade on Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' upcoming wedding. </p>

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