Comedian Dave Chappelle to make his ‘SNL’ debut Nov. 12

Dave Chappelle speaks on stage as RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary at Art For Life sponsored by Bombay Sapphire Gin at Fairview Farms on July 18, 2015 in Water Mill, New York.  (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Bombay Sapphire Gin)

Dave Chappelle speaks on stage as RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary at Art For Life sponsored by Bombay Sapphire Gin at Fairview Farms on July 18, 2015 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Bombay Sapphire Gin)

 

NEW YORK — Comedian Dave Chappelle is set to host NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” on Nov. 12, marking his debut appearance on the show. He will be joined by hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest.

Chappelle’s comedy career includes movie roles in “The Nutty Professor,” ”Con Air” and “Blue Streak.”

In 2003, he achieved heightened fame and critical acclaim headlining his Comedy Central sketch series, “Chappelle’s Show,” until his abrupt exit early in its third season.

“Saturday Night Live” airs Saturday at 11:30 p.m. Eastern time.