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Farley, Christopher Crosby (Farley, Chris)

Born: 1964 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 33 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians


1964 - Born on February 15th in Madison, Wisconsin.

1986 - Received his B.A. degree in Communications and Theater from Marquette University.

1990 - He was discovered by the producer of the great comedy-show in Saturday Night Live.

1995 - Posed as Newt Gingrich on Capitol Hill in April to help the House Republican leader celebrate his first 100 days.

         - Starred in the movies "Tommy Boy" (as Tommy Callahan Jr.), "Black Sheep" (as Mike Donnelly), and "Almost Heroes" (as Bartholomew Hunt).

1997 - Made another "lone" movie, Beverly Hills Ninja, which featured former SNL member Chris Rock.

         - Died on December 17th in John Hancock Building, Chicago, Illinois from opiate and cocaine overdose.

2005 - In August, he was honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. The star is located in front of the improved Olympic West theater, where he used to perform.


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