Christopher Crosby Farley was an American actor and comedian. Farley was known for his loud, energetic comedic style, and was a member of Chicago's Second City Theatre and later a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live between 1990 and 1995. He later went on to pursue a film career, appearing in films such as Airheads, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Beverly Hills Ninja, and Almost Heroes.
Christopher Crosby Farley
February 15, 1964
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Died||December 18, 1997 (aged 33)|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Cause of death||Combined drug intoxication of cocaine and morphine overdose|
|Resting place||Resurrection Cemetery, Madison, Wisconsin|
|Alma mater||Marquette University|
|Saturday Night Live|
|Relatives||John Farley (brother)|
Kevin Farley (brother)
Jim Farley (cousin)
The much adored comedian and actor, Chris Farley was born as Christopher Farley in a middle class American household. His love for comedy stemmed from his childhood desire to amuse his parents and siblings with his clumsy and idiotic antics. He is most well-known for the series of different characters he portrayed on the television show ˜Saturday Night Live' on NBC. Farley had first been cast on ˜Saturday Night live' in 1990 with fellow comedian Chris Rock. He performed an ensemble of roles on the show winning the hearts of millions as he went about his comic buffoon acts. He became a significant member of a group of comedians including Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and David Spade - a group lovingly nicknamed ˜Bad Boys of SNL'. His biggest influence was John Belushi, one of the original cast members of the ˜Saturday Night Live' show. In order to leverage his success as an SNL star cast, he entered movies doing small roles at first. He acted in about ten movies and appeared in several television shows in cameo appearances before his untimely death at the age of 33. An on-screen comedian, Farley was also known to have played pranks in real life.
His brothers are actors John P. Farley and Kevin Farley.
He was discovered by an SNL producer while a member of the Second City Theatre in Chicago.
One of his best-known SNL characters was Matt Foley, an exuberant motivational speaker known for repeatedly saying that he "lived in a van down by the river."
At the age of 33,
Chris Farley height is 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m).
His weight is 135 kg .
He starred alongside his good friend David Spade on SNL and in multiple films.
● Chris Farley was born on February 15, 1964 (age 33) in Madison, Wisconsin, United States ● He is a celebrity actor ● His height is 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)● His weight is 135 kg● His eyes color are Blue
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