Chris Farley (I) (1964–1997)


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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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Tommy Boy Tommy
(1995)
Black Sheep Mike Donnelly
(1996)
Coneheads Ronnie the Mechanic
(1993)

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 1998 Dirty Work
Jimmy (uncredited)
 1998 Almost Heroes
Bartholomew Hunt
 1997 Beverly Hills Ninja
Haru
 1997 All That (TV Series)
The Chicago Ketchup Chef
- Cooking with Randy (1997) ... The Chicago Ketchup Chef
 1996 Adam Sandler: Steve Polychronopolous (Video short)
Chris Farley
 1990-1996 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Tom Arnold / Customer / ...
- Danny Aiello/Coolio (1996) ... Newt Gingrich / Self (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 / Todd O'Connor
 1996 Black Sheep
Mike Donnelly
 1995 Tommy Boy
Tommy
 1995 Billy Madison
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1994 Airheads
Wilson
 1994 Tom (TV Series)
Chris
- He's Heavy, He's My Brother (1994) ... Chris
 1993 Wayne's World 2
Milton
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Chris Farley
- NY or LA? (1993) ... Chris Farley
 1993 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Soul to Squeeze (Video short)
Carnival Boss
 1993 Coneheads
Ronnie the Mechanic
 1993 Roseanne (TV Series)
Man in Clothing Store
- Glengarry, Glen Rosey (1993) ... Man in Clothing Store (uncredited)
 1992 The Jackie Thomas Show (TV Series)
Chris Thomas
- Ottumwa 52501 (1992) ... Chris Thomas
 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:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 10 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Parents:

Farley, Thomas John | Farley, Mary Anne

Relatives:

John Farley (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

In the land of the skunks, he who has half a nose is king. See more »

Trivia:

He was so disappointed in Beverly Hills Ninja (1997) that he cried on his agent's shoulder after the first screening. He told his agent that he never wanted to do such a film again. Farley's stance was justified as it arguably attributed to the exploitation of his manic, physical humor by dumbing it down and playing it out to an almost tiring and foolish degree. See more »

Trademark:

His ability to do flawless cartwheels and backflips despite his size See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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