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Chevy Chase Enters Alcohol Rehab for 'Tuneup'

Chase has a pair of films coming up, "The Christmas Apprentice" and "Dog Years"

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    Chevy Chase Enters Alcohol Rehab for 'Tuneup'
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    File- Actor Chevy Chase on stage at the Paley Center For Media's Paleyfest 2011 event honoring "Community" at the Saban Theater on March 15, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

    Chevy Chase has checked into a rehab facility in Minnesota for treatment for an alcohol problem.

    Chase's publicist Heidi Schaeffer said Monday that Chase is at Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center for what she calls a "tuneup" in his recovery.

    Chase has had struggles with substances during his career. He checked into the Betty Ford Clinic in the 1980s for treatment for an addiction to prescription pain killers.

    The 72-year-old former star of "Saturday Night Live" and the "Vacation" movies was a regular on TV's "Community" from 2009 to 2014. He has a pair of films coming up, "The Christmas Apprentice" and "Dog Years."

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    His return to rehab was first reported by TMZ.