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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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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Tommy Boy
Tommy Boy Tommy
(1995)
Black Sheep
Black Sheep Mike Donnelly
(1996)
Wayne's World 2
(1993)

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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:

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:

Once I thought that if I just had enough in the bank, if I had enough fame, that it would be all right. But I'm a human being like everyone else. I'm not exempt. See more »

Trivia:

The song "Purple Stain" by the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers contains the lyric "Farley is an angel and I can prove this" as a tribute to Farley. See more »

Trademark:

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

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Aquarius

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