Chris Farley was an American comedian and actor who made millions of people laugh with his lively comic acts. His love for comedy stemmed from his childhood desire to amuse his parents and siblings with his clumsy and idiotic antics. Farley was known for his loud, energetic comedic style, and was a member of Chicago’s Second City Theatre and cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live between 1990 and 1995.
He performed an ensemble of roles on the show winning the hearts of millions as he went about his comic buffoon acts. An on-screen comedian, Farley was also known to have played pranks in real life.
Here is the list of lesser known facts about Chris Farley.
Farley’s first job after graduation had nothing to do with comedy and acting. He first attended numerous Catholic schools in his hometown, including Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart. Farley graduated from Marquette University in 1986, with a concentration in communications and theater.
After college, he worked with his father. Chris Farley’s father owned an oil company in Madison, WI called Scotch Oil Co.