A Biography in Three Acts
On Sale: May 6, 2008
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A biography of the Saturday Night Live star as told by
his friends and family
one dominated a stage the way Chris Farley did. For him,
comedy was not
a routine; it was a way of life. He could not enter a room
let a conversation go without making someone laugh. Fans
knew Chris as Saturday Night Live�s
sweaty, swaggering, motivational speaker; as the irresistible
Chippendales stripper; and as Tommy Callahan, the underdog
hero of Tommy Boy. His family knew him as sensitive
and passionate, deeply religious, and devoted to bringing
laughter into others� lives.
But Chris did not know moderation, either in his boundless
toward friends or in the reckless abandon of his drug and
abuse. For ten years, Chris cycled in and out of rehabilitation
centers, constantly fighting his insecurities and his fears.
three hard-fought years of sobriety, addiction would
his life at the tragically young age of thirty-three. Fame
and three straight number-one box office hits gave way to a
embarrassing public appearances, followed by a fatal overdose in
Here is Chris Farley as remembered by his
family, friends, and colleagues�the true story of a man who
make us laugh and died as a result. The Chris Farley
Show is an
evocative and harrowing portrait of a family trapped by
father forced to bury a son, and a gifted and kindhearted man
ultimately torn apart by the demons inside him.
Inside Edition - July 2, 2008
Inside Edition - May 9, 2008
Good Morning America - May 6, 2008
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