Farley, Chris

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Name
Farley, Chris Gender: M
Christopher Crosby Farley
born on 15 February 1964 at 15:34 (= 3:34 PM )
Place Madison, Wisconsin, 43n04, 89w24
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Przybylowski
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 26°14' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 25°38 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 05°22'



Portrait of Chris Farley 
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Chris Farley
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Biography

American actor and comedian known for his loud, energetic comedic style, and as a member of Chicago's Second City Theatre and later as a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live between 1990 and 1995. He then went on to pursue a film career, appearing in films such as Coneheads (1993), Tommy Boy (1995), Billy Madison (1995), Black Sheep (1996), Beverly Hills Ninja (1997), Dirty Work (1988) and Almost Heroes (1998).

Farley was an obese child who grew into an obese man. In early 1997, he tipped the scales at 170 kg (375 lb) on only a 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) frame. He was taunted as a kid but learned to get the approval he craved by acting the comic, slapstick or verbal riffs. His idol was John Belushi, another comic who burned out with overweight problems and the fast life of excessive indulgence. In 1997 Farley went to AA to seek help in food and substance addiction, but by November he was back to the high life.

On 18 December 1997, Farley was found dead by his younger brother, John, in his apartment in the John Hancock Center in Chicago. He was 33 years old. An autopsy revealed that Farley had died of an overdose of cocaine and morphine, a combination called a speedball. Advanced atherosclerosis was cited as a "significant contributing factor." Farley's death has been compared to that of his SNL idol John Belushi, who died at the same age of a similar combination of drugs.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Hartman, Phil (born 24 September 1948). Notes: "Saturday Night Live" cast mate
  • business associate/partner relationship with Rock, Chris (born 7 February 1965). Notes: "Saturday Night Live" cast mate
  • business associate/partner relationship with Spade, David (born 22 July 1964). Notes: "Saturday Night Live" cast mate

Events

  • Work : Prize 26 August 1995 (Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame)
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  • Mental Health : Begin Addiction November 1997 (Back to food, booze and drugs)
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  • Death by Disease 18 December 1997 in Chicago (Edema, age 33)
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Source Notes

Stephen Przybylowski quotes B.C.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Size (1.65 m/ 5 ft 5 in, small for weight)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (Morbidly obese)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol (Rehab, started again, terminal)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Drugs (Terminal)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Eating Disorder (Food addiction)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : 12 step group (AA for addiction)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame)