The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts (Google eBook)

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Penguin, May 6, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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The New York Times bestselling biography of an American comedy legend

After three years of sobriety, Chris Farley's life was at its creative peak until a string of professional disappointments chased him back to drugs and alcohol. He fought hard against them, but it was a fight he would lose in December 1997. Farley's fans immediately drew parallels between his death and that of his idol, John Belushi. Without looking deeper, however, many failed to see that Farley was much more than just another Hollywood drug overdose. In this officially authorized oral history, Farley's friends and family remember his work and life. Along the way, they tell a remarkable story of boundless energy, determination, and laughter that could only keep the demons at bay for so long.


  

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User Review  - Hassan - Goodreads

One of the most memorable moments of my childhood is when my Dad took me to see Beverly Hills Ninja in theaters. To this day I still deeply admire the shamelessly unrestrained joy behind his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alice Bola - Goodreads

This book has been in my TBR pile for quite a while now. In my early twenties, I had such a crush on this lovable, funny guy. I was devastated when he died, especially since he was taken too soon from ... Read full review

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Tom Farley, Jr., Chrisís older brother, is president and managing director of the Chris Farley Foundation, which educates young people about substance abuse and addiction.
Tanner Colby is former head writer of the National Lampoon Radio Hour, and coauthor of Belushi: A Biography. He lives in New York City.

Tom Farley, Jr., Chrisís older brother, is president and managing director of the Chris Farley Foundation, which educates young people about substance abuse and addiction.
Tanner Colby is former head writer of the National Lampoon Radio Hour, and coauthor of Belushi: A Biography. He lives in New York City.

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