Late American actor and comedian Christopher Crosby Farley noted for his clamorous and animated style of comedy endeavoured into professional comedy with Ark Improv Theatre in Madison. He then performed at the Improv Olympic Theater and at Second City Theatre in Chicago. He achieved immense popularity performing in the NBC late-night live TV sketch comedy and variety show ‘Saturday Night Live’ (1990–1995). Notable films of this late comedian include ‘Wayne's World’ (1992), ‘Tommy Boy’ (1995) and ‘Black Sheep’ (1996).
His career graph starting with theatres and then foraying into films and television was cut short to less than a decade due to his untimely death because of an overdose of cocaine and morphine. It was marked with some of his best performances in a few top grossing films as well as those that met with disappointment at the box-office.
List of Christopher Crosby Farley movies includes box-office successes like ‘Wayne's World’, ‘Tommy Boy’, ‘Black Sheep’ and ‘Coneheads’ (1993) among others while the 1994 comedy flick ‘Airheads’ that although gained a cult following earned negative critical reviews as also fared poorly at the box-office.
Chris Farley Awards
|Tommy Boy||Best On-Screen Duo||1996|