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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 / Customer / Patron / 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 / 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)
 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 Airheads
Wilson
 1994 Tom (TV Series)
Chris
 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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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in "Soul to Squeeze" by the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. 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:

I have a tendency toward the pleasures of the flesh. It's a battle for me, as far as weight and things like that. But I'm curbing them because I want to continue to do comedy, and the two don't mix. So I try to fight those demons. See more »

Trivia:

Attended and graduated from Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart (1982). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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