Chris Farley

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Birthday
15, 1964
Birthplace
Madison, WI
Death Date
Dec 18, 1997 (33)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1964
Birthplace
Madison, WI
Death Date
Dec 18, 1997 (33)

About

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 WorldBilly Madison, and Dirty Work. He died of a drug overdose at the age of 33.

Before Fame

He was discovered by an SNL producer while a member of the Second City Theatre in Chicago.

Trivia

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."

Family Life

His brothers are actors John P. Farley and Kevin Farley.

Associated With

He starred alongside his good friend David Spade on SNL and in multiple films.