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Chris Farley (I) (1964–1997)


Christopher Crosby Farley was born on February 15, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors Kevin P. Farley and John Farley. He was of Irish heritage. Farley studied theatre and communications on Marquette University. After finishing University Chris was in the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Tommy Boy
Tommy Boy Tommy
(1995)
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Various / Matt Foley / Himself / Patron / Customer / Sandman / Tom Arnold / B Fats / Cindy Crawford / Mark Strobel / Meat Loaf / Mr. O'Malley / Newt Gingrich / Todd O'Connor / Andrew Giuliani / Bennett Brauer / Beverly Gelfand / Billy McCoy / Bobby / Camper / Carne Wilson / Carnie Wilson / Child / Choking Man / Cook / Craig Schenk / Criminal / Derek / Doug / Drinkin' Buddy / El Nino / Employee / Exposo / Friend / Guest / Hank Williams Jr. / Himself - Host / Husband / Jack Germond / Jake / Jake Hanson / Jerry Garcia / Jimbo / John Kruk / John Madden / Kid / Leo Johnson / Lunchlady / Mickey / Mindy Cohn / Norm / Norman Schwarzkopf / Number One / Officer / Police Officer / Reporter / Reuben Kincaid / Rob Reiner / Samuel Well / Soldier / Spectator / Sully / Super Pope / Ted Durgen / The Incredible Hulk / The Skipper / Tod O'Connor / Tom Manley / Total Bastard Airlines Passenger / Yes and No But Player / interrogator / traveler
(1990-1997)
Black Sheep
Black Sheep Mike Donnelly
(1996)

Filmography

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 1998 Dirty Work
Jimmy (uncredited)
 1998 Almost Heroes
Bartholomew Hunt
 1997 Beverly Hills Ninja
Haru
 1997 All That (TV Series)
The Chicago Ketchup Chef
- Cooking with Randy (1997) ... The Chicago Ketchup Chef
 1990-1996 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Tom Arnold / Customer / ...
- Danny Aiello/Coolio (1996) ... Newt Gingrich / Himself (uncredited)
- Bob Saget/TLC (1995) ... Various
- Courteney Cox/Dave Matthews Band (1995) ... Various
- Damon Wayans/Dionne Farris (1995) ... Various
- John Goodman/Tragically Hip (1995) ... Various
 1996 Black Sheep
Mike Donnelly
 1995 Tommy Boy
Tommy
 1995 Billy Madison
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1994 Airheads
Wilson
 1994 Tom (TV Series)
Chris
- He's Heavy, He's My Brother (1994) ... Chris
 1993 Wayne's World 2
Milton
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Chris Farley
- L.A. or N.Y.? (1993) ... Chris Farley
 1993 Coneheads
Ronnie the Mechanic
 1993 Roseanne (TV Series)
Man in Clothing Store
- Glengarry, Glen Rosey (1993) ... Man in Clothing Store (uncredited)
 1992 The Jackie Thomas Show (TV Series)
Chris Thomas
- Ottumwa 52501 (1992) ... Chris Thomas
 1992 Wayne's World
Security Guard
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Other Works:

Release of the book, "The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts" by his brother, Tom Farley Jr., with Tanner Colby. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 10 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

People... need a time to laugh. It's up to us to bonk ourselves on the head and slip on a banana peel so the average guy can say, "I may be bad, honey, but I'm not as much of an idiot as that guy on the screen.". See more »

Trivia:

Had a year left on his contract with Saturday Night Live (1975) but was let go in the process of the show's rapid cast change during 1995. See more »

Trademark:

Incredible physicality despite his girth See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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