Chris Farley Overview

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Born: February 15, 1964

Died: December 18, 1997 Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Chris Farley, a self-proclaimed "teacher's nightmare," attended Marquette University where he studied communications and theatre. He followed his education with the Ark Improv Theatre group and later studied with director Del Close at the Improv Olympic Theatre. Performing at Second City during the late 1980's, Farley was discovered by Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels. During his four year stint as a cast member of... See All


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