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).

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
February 15, 1964
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Death Details
18, 1997
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • 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.

Further Reference

Periodicals:

  • 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.
Electronic:
  • The Chicago Tribune: Chris Farley, http://www.chicago.tribune.com/news/farley/top.htm.

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