STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 877 this week

Chris Farley (I) (1964–1997)


Christopher Crosby Farley, who was born on February 15, 1964, grew up in Madison, Wisconsin. He studied theatre and communications on Marquette University. After finishing University Chris was in the cast of the Second City Theatre, where he was discovered by the producer of the great comedy-show Saturday Night Live (1975), Lorne Michaels. Chris ... See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 people
created 19 Nov 2011
 
a list of 37 people
created 29 Jun 2012
 
a list of 30 people
created 27 Aug 2012
 
a list of 22 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 24 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Chris Farley.

User Polls

2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (16 credits)
 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)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Stunts (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (15 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (37 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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 »

Official Sites:


Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I want to live fast and die young. 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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Movies Chris Might Have Done? unclesporkums2
as Toronto Mayor Rob Ford old_tv_guy
Most favorite thing he ever said? QueenDagger2000
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE BEST COMEDIAN!!!! ryandeabreu
Does anyone know where i can find the episode that chris was hosting? Lightweight991
It's unfortunate... stiffupperlip4
Discuss Chris Farley on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page