Chris Farley

American actor and comedian

Christopher Crosby "Chris" Farley (February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997) was an American comedian, movie, television, stage, and voice actor. He was known for his comedy work in Saturday Night Live.

Farley was born on February 15, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin.[1] He studied at Marquette University. He never married. Farley died on December 18, 1997 in his hotel room at 875 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois from cocaine intoxication and morphine overdose or drug overdose, aged 33.[2][3]


  1. "Chris Farley Biography (1964-1997)".
  2. Petrikin, Chris (1997-12-19). "Comic Farley dies". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 2008-06-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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