Saturday Night Live star who played leading roles in such comedy films as Tommy Boy, Beverly Hills Ninja, and Black Sheep. He also played supporting roles in the films Wayne's World, Billy Madison, and Dirty Work. He died of a drug overdose at the age of 33.
He was discovered by an SNL producer while a member of the Second City Theatre in Chicago.
One of his best-known SNL characters was Matt Foley, an exuberant motivational speaker known for repeatedly saying that he "lived in a van down by the river."
His brothers are actors John P. Farley and Kevin Farley.
He starred alongside his good friend David Spade on SNL and in multiple films.