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Chris Farley

Christopher Crosby Farley was an American actor and comedian. Farley was known for his loud, energetic comedic style, and was a member of Chicago's Second City Theatre and later a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live between 1990 and 1995. He later went on to pursue a film career, appearing in films such as Airheads, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Beverly Hills Ninja, and Almost Heroes.

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When I got outta school, I didn't know what I was gonna do with my life. I knew I didn't have much in the grades department, and so I was very fearful. A whole lot of fear.
Once I thought that if I just had enough in the bank, if I had enough fame, that it would be all right. But I'm a human being like everyone else. I'm not exempt.
I went down to Chicago to try to go into a place called Second City. I auditioned for that and got in pretty quickly, but I couldn't stop partying. They gave me a warning: 'If you do it again, we're gonna kick you off the main stage.'
Everybody laughs when fatty falls down. — © Chris Farley
Everybody laughs when fatty falls down.
You enter strong and you exit strong, and you're going to be OK.
I want to live fast and die young.
There's no control in life, is there? There's only one who's in control, and He'll take me when He wants me. I don't want to know about it. It's none of my business. But when it happens, I just ask that it won't be painful and that He forgives me my sins.
Although I love this kind of comedy, sometimes I feel trapped by always having to be the most outrageous guy in the room. In particular, I'm working on trying not to be that guy in my private life.
People... need a time to laugh. It's up to us to bonk ourselves on the head and slip on a banana peel so the average guy can say, 'I may be bad, honey, but I'm not as much of an idiot as that guy on the screen.'
I signed on as the clown, and, by golly, I'll keep up my end of the bargain.
I have a nice apartment now that's all taken care of. I make my bed every day.
The great comics can fall on their faces, but then they can say, 'Oh, baby, you're the greatest.' They show their heart and their vulnerability.
Basically, I only play one character; I just play him at different volumes.
Everyone is treating it like a Hollywood story. In Madison, it's a neighborhood story.
I was in the Pritikin Center in Santa Monica once, trying to lose 30 or 40 pounds in a month. I'd work... on a treadmill and with the weights, but it was driving me nuts. So I escaped. Tom Arnold picked me up and we went to Le Dome and had tons of desserts.
I have a tendency toward the pleasures of the flesh. It's a battle for me, as far as weight and things like that. But I'm curbing them because I want to continue to do comedy, and the two don't mix. So I try to fight those demons.
New York was scary, coming from the Midwest. At first, I thought I'd come in all cocky, like, 'I'm gonna bring this town to its knees!' After about a month, I was like, 'I wanna go home.'
I was glad to be sober, but after ninety days, people weren't patting me on the back anymore, sayin', 'Good job on the sobriety! Go get 'em!'
The point is, how do you know the Guarantee Fairy isn't a crazy glue sniffer.
In the land of the skunks, he who has half a nose is king.
I went and worked for my dad after school. I'd show up late and stuff like that.
I remember one time when all the nuns in my Catholic grade school got around in a semicircle, me and Mom in the middle, and they said, 'Mrs. Farley, the children at school are laughing at Christopher, not with him.' I thought, 'Who cares? As long as they're laughing.'
I seem to get motivated a few months at a time, and then something stressful breaks the routine, and I just fold.
I can't help it. I want to be a good Catholic, but I'm a hedonist.
I still have to work on my weight and some of my other demons.
I don't know what the future holds. All I know is, I'm good today. Real good.
I'm just dandy, I got a bowl of chocolate pudding in my underpants! — © Chris Farley
I'm just dandy, I got a bowl of chocolate pudding in my underpants!
I live in a VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER.
Brothers don't shake hands. Brothers gotta hug.
I used to think that you could get to a level of success where the laws of the universe didn't apply. But they do. It's still life on life's terms, not on movie-star terms. I still have to work at relationships. I still have to work on my weight and some of my other demons.
I can get a great look at a t-bone steak by shoving my head up a bull's ass but I'd rather take the butchers word for it.
You gotta fight for your right to vote!
People need a time to laugh. It's up to us to bonk ourselves on the head and slip on a banana peel so the average guy can say, 'I may be bad, honey, but I'm not as much of an idiot as that guy on the screen.'
First off, I am 35 years old, I am divorced, and I live in a van down by the river.
I have what doctors call a little bit of a weight problem.
In the land of the skunk the man with half a nose is king!
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