Chris Farley was a prominent American actor and comedian who had a net worth of $5 million. He is best known for his appearance as a cast member in the television sketch comedy show, Saturday Night Live. His full name is Christopher Crosby Farley.
He was an energetic comedian. He was a prominent member of the Second City Theatre in Chicago. Chris came to attention after his role in the American late-night television show, Saturday Night Live. He worked here for five years.
Later, he appeared in films like Black Sheep, Tommy Boy, Coneheads, Beverly Hills Ninja, Almost Heroes, Billy Madison, and so forth. This prominent comedian died of a drug overdose when he was only 33. In 2005, after his death, he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Chris Farley: At a Glance
|Christopher Crosby Farley
|Date of Birth
|15 February 1964
|Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
|18 December 1997
|5ft 8in (1.73m)
On 15th February 1964, Chris was born in Madison, the capital of the Wisconsin state, the U.S. He raised in Maple Bluff. His parents are Mary Anne and Thomas John Farley. His father was the owner of an oil company where his mother was a homemaker. They belong to Irish-American ethnicity. He attended Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart. Later, in 1986, he graduated from Marquette University, where he majored in theatre and communications.
Chris Farley was a member of the Second City Theatre. He first appeared in the American late-night television show Saturday Night Live as a cast member in the 1990s. His appearance gained highness and he secured his acting career. He worked in this show for five years from 1990 to 1995. He appeared in 100 episodes in this series.
Later, he appeared in The Jackie Thomas Show, Roseanne, Tom, The Larry Sanders Show, and so on. Besides, his appearance in the film industry is noteworthy. He appeared in films like Coneheads, Airheads, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Almost Heroes, Beverly Hills Ninja, Dirty Work, and so forth.
He won MTV Movie Award for his role as Tommy in the 1995 American adventure comedy film Tommy Boy. Besides, he gained several nominations for reputed awards. On 18th December 1997, this prominent American actor died of a drug overdose in Chicago, Illinois. He died at the age of 33.
After his death, on 26th August 2005, he became the 2289th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A biographical book called The Chris Farley Show was written and published by his brother. Besides, the Californication album holds his name as a tribute.
Chris Farley is the 2289th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In that ceremony, a woman called Josette Doyle came forward and claimed that she and Chris shared a one-night stand in December 1996, resulting in the conception of her son, sterling.
The 1990s prominent comedian Chris Farley died of an overdose of morphine and cocaine. He was only 33 when he died. He is buried in Resurrection Cemetery.
Yes, Chris Farley had three brothers. They are Kevin Farley, John Farley, and Tom Farley Jr. John and Kevin Farley is a popular American actor. Tom Farley wrote the biographical book involving his brother, Chris Farley, called The Chris Farley Show.