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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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 1998 Dirty Work
Jimmy (uncredited)
 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
 1995 Tommy Boy
Tommy
 1995 Billy Madison
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1994 Tom (TV Series)
Chris
 1993 Roseanne (TV Series)
Man in Clothing Store
- Glengarry, Glen Rosey (1993) ... Man in Clothing Store (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Music video for Red Hot Chili Pepper's "Soul To Squeeze"

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Everyone is treating it like a Hollywood story. In Madison, it's a neighborhood story. See more »

Trivia:

Was originally cast as Shrek in Shrek (2001) and even recorded the dialogue. However, after his death, the role was given to fellow Saturday Night Live (1975) performer, Mike Myers. See more »

Trademark:

Characters on SNL: Matt Foley, Todd O'Connor and Bennett Brauer See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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