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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
 1995 Billy Madison
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1994 Tom (TV Series)
 1993 Roseanne (TV Series)
Man in Clothing Store
- Glengarry, Glen Rosey (1993) ... Man in Clothing Store (uncredited)
 1992 Wayne's World
Security Guard
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Music video for Red Hot Chili Pepper's "Soul To Squeeze"

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

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I was in the Pritikin Center in Santa Monica once, trying to lose 30 or 40 pounds in a month. I'd work... on a treadmill and with the weights, but it was driving me nuts. So I escaped. Tom Arnold picked me up and we went to Le Dome and had tons of desserts. See more »


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 »


Screaming many lines at the top of his lungs See more »

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