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 he was in the cast ... 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 (Music Video short)
Chris Farley
 1990-1996 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Todd O'Connor / Tom Arnold / ...
- 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 (Music Video)
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:

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:

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:

I want to live fast and die young. See more »

Trivia:

He was of seven-eighths Irish and one-eighth Scottish ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

Innovator of "anti-slapstick" comedy style; ie. man walks into doorframe, curses and screams in pain for long period of time. See more »

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