Chris Farley

Birth Name:
Christopher Crosby Farley
Birth Date:
February 15, 1964
Birth Place:
Madison, Wisconsin
Death Date:
December 18, 1997
Place of Death:
175 E. Delaware, 60th floor, John Hancock Center, Chicago, Illinois
Cause of Death:
Overdose of cocaine and morphine (a combination known as a speedball) with advanced atherosclerosis cited as a "significant contributing factor."
Cemetery Name:
Resurrection Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Chris Farley was an actor and a physical comedy genius known for his over-the-top loud, energetic comedic style. He started out as a member of Chicago's Second City Theatre before going on to national fame as a member of Saturday Night Live. He graduated to films such as Tommy Boy, Black Sheep and Billy Madison before he died of a drug overdose at age 33.

Fun Facts

Chris Farley was fired from SNL along with co-host Adam Sandler in 1995, one year before his contract ended.

While working for SNL Farley had smaller acting rolls in 4 movies: Wayne’s World (security guard), Coneheads (Connie’s boyfriend), Wayne’s World 2 (Milton) and Airheads (Officer Wilson).

Jerry Springer was his next door neighbor in the Hancock Building in Chicago.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Resurrection Cemetery

2705 Regent Street

Madison, Wisconsin, 53705


North America


Map of Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Madison, Wisconsin.
Map of Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Madison, Wisconsin.

Grave Location:

Chapel Mausoleum

Grave Location Description

As you enter the mausoleum, go behind the altar and Chris can be found on the left on the top row. His father is interred nearby.

Grave Location GPS

43.067179, -89.4433547

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