Chris Farley – The Story of a Great Comedian
Chris Farley or Christopher Crosby Farley was born in Madison, Wisconsin, USA on the 15th of February, 1964. He joined Marquette University where he did his communications as well as theater. Soon after his university Chris Farley was casted for a play in the Second City theatre. It so happened in the year 1975 that Chris was discovered by the director Lorne Michaels. He casted Chris in one of his great comedy shows named Saturday Night Live. He brought out the real comedian in Chris Farley.
The actor worked with the comedy series for a period of five years. During these five years he took up few other comic roles.Out of the comic roles he played during the 5 years career, the ones that got him serious appreciations were Wayne’s World which was filmed in the year 1992, Coneheads which was filmed a year later, Billy Madison as well as Tommy Boy which were shot in the year 1995. David Spade was the one who gave him full support in Tommy Boy. The crowd went crazy seeing the work of both the comedians. In the following year (1996) the duo was casted in Penelope Spheeris’s Black Sheep. As the years went by, this comedian became more and more famous.In the year 1997, Chris Farley was casted in Dennis Dugan’s Beverly Hills Ninja with Nicollette Sheridan and Robin Shou. Through his exceptional good performance in this movie, Chris earned more fame as well as affection of the jury. A few months after the movie hit the theater, the actor fell ill. It was reported that the actor was unwell because of excess consumption of alcohol as well as regular drug use. Later that year (1997, December 18th), the news flashed that the comedian was no more; the reason of death being alcohol and drugs.