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Chris Farley
A close-up of Farley smiling at the camera
Promotional photo of Farley for
Saturday Night Live in the 1990s
Born
Christopher Crosby Farley

(1964-02-15)February 15, 1964
Died December 18, 1997(1997-12-18) (aged 33)
Resting place Resurrection Cemetery, Madison, Wisconsin
Alma mater Marquette University
Occupation
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active 1987–1997
Relatives John P. Farley (brother)
Kevin Farley
(brother)
Jim Farley
(cousin)

Christopher Crosby Farley (February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997) 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 then went on to pursue a film career, starring in films such as Tommy Boy, Black Sheep and Beverly Hills Ninja. Farley died at the age of 33.


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