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Vince Vaughn to host "Saturday Night Live"

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It's official: for the first time since he starred in "Psycho" 15 years ago (remember that?), actor/director/producer, former Mr. Jennifer Aniston and part-time Chicago resident Vince Vaughn is slated to host NBC's "Saturday Night Live" April 13.

Considering that Vaughn rose to stardom on the success of his 1996 film "Swingers" (co-starring "Iron Man" director and erstwhile Second City dish washer Jon Favreau), the Buffalo Grove/Lake Forest-bred star may well tweak himself again in a sketch skewering that seminal role. (In 1998, it was "Swingers with Mr. Peepers.") Or maybe that's too crusty, too predictable. In that case, "Wedding Crashers" and "Dodgeball" spoofs are also possibilities. And, of course, "Fred Claus."

And though Vaughn's on-screen comedy resume includes plenty of clunkers and his live "Wild West Comedy Tour" has received some less-than-stellar reviews, his decades-long career isn't without high points. Here are several. Warning: Material may not be suitable for all viewers.

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