Approaching the 25th anniversary of his death, Chris Farley’s status as a comedic legend holds strong. A member of Chicago’s Second City Theatre, Farley’s career skyrocketed thanks to his time on Saturday Night Live. Farley was involved in some of the most iconic skits SNL has ever put forth. A main fixture on the show from 1990-1995, Farley went on to have a successful career in film. Through his starring roles in films such as Tommy Boy, Beverly Hills Ninja and Black Sheep, Farley became one of the biggest stars in the industry. Unfortunately, Farley continued to battle obesity and substance abuse issues throughout his career. In 1997, at the age of 33, Farley died of an overdose.
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