Pete Davidson Honors Late Dad With a Star-Studded 50th Birthday Party

Saturday Night Live star's father, Scott Davidson, was a firefighter who was killed in the line of duty in the September 11, 2001 attacks at age 33

By Corinne Heller Jan 06, 2018 6:37 PMTags
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Pete Davidson honored his late father for what would have been his 50th birthday in a wonderful way.

The SNL star's dad, Scott Davidson, was a firefighter who was killed in the line of duty in the September 11, 2001 attacks at age 33. Pete was almost 8 years old at the time of his father's death. He has Scott's badge number—8418—tattooed on his left arm.

The 24-year-old sketch comedy actor and stand-up comedian threw a star-studded 50th birthday party for his dad. He posted on his Instagram page on Friday photos from the bash, writing, "Threw my dad a 50th birthday party ln. It was lit."

Guests included Davidson's girlfriend Cazzie David and her dad and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry DavidRiverdale actress Madelaine Petsch and her boyfriend Travis Mills, famed comedian Bill Burr, fellow comic and co-creator of Chappelle's Show Neal Brennan, comedian and musician Dean Delray, comedian and actor Hannibal Buress, Miami Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich and Drake & Josh alum Josh Peck.

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The party featured a cake bearing a photo of Pete's father and the words, "Happy 50th Birthday Scott."

Pete has often paid tribute to his father on Instagram. On Christmas Day, he shared a photo from his parents' wedding.

"I don't think I've ever shown anyone this photo," he wrote. "Merry Christmas you guys. I love you :)"