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Chris Farley

chris-farleyBorn 1964

33 Years Old

Deceased

American

Actor/Comedian

 

1964- born on February 15th in Madison Wisconsin

1990- began a five season run on Saturday Night Live

1992- had small role in Wayne’s World with former SNL alums Mike Meyers and Dana Carvey

1993- supporting role in Coneheads

1993- cameo in Wayne’s World 2

1994- had supporting role in Airheads

1995- had cameo in Billy Madison with former SNL alum Adam Sandler

1995- had first starring role in Tommy Boy, in which he shared an MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo with David Spade

1996- starred with David Spade again in Black Sheep

1997- starred in Beverly Hills Ninja

1998- starred in Almost Heroes, a film released posthumously

1998- had cameo in Dirty Work, released posthumously

 

Farley had three brothers and one sister.  One of his brothers, Tom Jr., co-wrote the authorized biography about Farley’s life after died of a drug overdose in 1997 called The Chris Farley.  This was in reference to one of his SNL sketches in which he would interview celebrities in an awkward manner.

 

Before his death, there were a number of unfinished projects he had been working on.  The Dreamworks animated hit Shrek was originally intended to be for Farley and he had supposedly finished close to 80% of the voice work.  He was also planning to do a film based on Matt Foley, another SNL character.  He was also in line to star in a biopic about comedy legend Fatty Arbuckle.

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