Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Chris Farley Biography (1964-1997)
Born Christopher Crosby Farley, February 15, 1964, in Madison, WI; died of anaccidental drug overdose December 18, 1997, in Chicago, IL; buried at Resurrection Cemetery, Madison, WI; son of Thomas (an owner of an oil company) andMary Anne (a homemaker) Farley; brother of Kevin Farley (an actor).
- Birth Details
- February 15, 1964
- Madison, Wisconsin, United States
- Death Details
- 18, 1997
- Chicago, Illinois, United States
Credits; Film Appearances
- Security guard, Wayne's World, Paramount, 1992.
- Ronnie, Coneheads, Paramount, 1993.
- Milton, Wayne's World 2, Paramount, 1993.
- Wilson the cop, Airheads, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994.
- Tommy Callahan Jr., Tommy Boy (also known as Billy III and Fat Chance), Paramount, 1995.
- Sweaty bus driver, Billy Madison, Universal, 1995.
- Mike Donnelly, Black Sheep, Paramount, 1996.
- Haru, Beverly Hills Ninja, TriStar, 1997.
- Bartholomew Hunt, Almost Heroes, Warner Bros., 1998.
- Jerry, Dirty Work, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1991-95.
Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
- Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial, NBC, 1991.
- A Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan (also known as Los Angeles and ChicagoSalute to Michael Jordan), NBC, 1991.
- Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2, HBO, 1992.
- Saturday Night Live: All the Best for Mother's Day, NBC, 1992.
- Howell Heflin, Saturday Night Live's Presidential Bash (also known as Saturday Night Live: Election Special), NBC, 1992.
- The 2nd Annual Saturday Night Live Mother's Day Special, NBC, 1993.
- Matt Foley, Saturday Night Live Presents President Bill Clinton's All-Time Favorites, NBC, 1994.
- Presenter, The 69th Annual Academy Awards, 1997.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- Himself, The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1992.
- Chris Thomas, The Jackie Thomas Show, ABC, 1992.
- Himself, "L.A. or N.Y.?," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1993.
- Himself, "The Final Larry Sanders Show," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1994.
- Himself, Dennis Miller Live, HBO, 1994.
- Chris, Tom, CBS, 1994.
- The ketchup chef, "Cooking with Randy," All That, Nickelodeon, 1997.
- Guest host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1997.
- Appeared in episodes of Road Rules, MTV, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC.
- Entertainment Weekly, January 9, 1998, p. 22.
- National Catholic Reporter, January 16, 1998, p. 14.
- People Weekly, January 12, 1998, p. 46.
- Playboy, September, 1997, p. 126.
- Rolling Stone, February 5, 1998, pp. 39-45, 72.
- Time, December 29, 1997, p. 108.
- The Chicago Tribune: Chris Farley, http://www.chicago.tribune.com/news/farley/top.htm.