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The Chris Farley Show is the official, authorized biography of the late actor and comedian Chris Farley. It is also a critically acclaimed New York Times and L.A. Times bestseller that has caused an outpouring of affection and admiration from Chris Farley's fans, his celebrity peers, and thousands of people coping with the same struggles and addictions that caused his untimely death at the age of thirty-three.
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.
This book is Chris Farley as remembered by his family, friends, and colleagues. Featuring over 100 new and exclusive interviews with David Spade, Chris Rock, Alec Baldwin, Lorne Michaels, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk, Tim Meadows, and many more, it is the all-to-true story of a man who lived to make us laugh and died as a result.
Authored by Tanner Colby with Chris's older brother, Tom Farley, Jr., The Chris Farley Show is an evocative and harrowing portrait of a family trapped by addiction, a father forced to bury a son, and a gifted and kindhearted man ultimately torn apart by the demons inside him.