Chris Farley life and biography

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Chris Farley biography

Date of birth : 1964-02-15
Date of death : 1997-12-18
Birthplace : Madison, Wisconsin
Nationality : American
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-02-15
Credited as : Actor and comedian, Saturday Night Live, Beverly Hills Ninja 1997

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Chris Farley, born Christopher Crosby Farley was an American comedian and actor. Farley was a member of Chicago's The Second City Theatre and cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

Chris died on December 18, 1997 in his Chicago apartment of cocaine and morphine overdose.

Chris Farley got his early comic training with Chicago's famous Second City comedy troupe. Later he became the popular big-pudgy-guy cast member of TV's Saturday Night Live and then moved into feature films. He was known for his collaborations with comedian David Spade; they appeared together in the films Tommy Boy (1995), Black Sheep (1996) and Coneheads (1993).

Farley's best-known character on Saturday Night Live was clumsy motivational speaker Matt Foley, who warned kids they could end up living "...in a van down by the river!"


Films and Television:

1992 Wayne's World
1993 Coneheads ; Wayne's World 2
1994 Airheads
1995 Billy Madison ; Tommy Boy
1996 Black Sheep
1997 Beverly Hills Ninja
1998 Almost Heroes ;Dirty Work

1990–1995 Saturday Night Live
1992 The Jackie Thomas Show
1993 Roseanne
1994 Tom
1997 All That


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