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Biography: Chris Farley - Anything for a Laugh (2019)

Comic Chris Farley breaks through as a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" and later stars in several iconic big-screen comedies, but behind his over-the-top stage presence lay insecurities deeply tied to his addictive personality.

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Tom Arnold
Dan Aykroyd
Gary Busey
John Farley
Kevin P. Farley
Tom Farley Tom Farley
Pat Finn
Al Franken
John Goodman
Matt Kissane
Bobby Moynihan
Joel Murray
Kevin Nealon
Bill Odenkirk Bill Odenkirk
Michael Rosenbaum
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Comic Chris Farley breaks through as a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" and later stars in several iconic big-screen comedies, but behind his over-the-top stage presence lay insecurities deeply tied to his addictive personality.

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"Oh, that's the next Belushi"
20 September 2019 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

It's an A&E bio doc of the great late SNL alum as told by his friends, colleagues, and his three brothers. Of course, it's loving portrait but it never demures from his lifelong alcoholism and gluttony. On the other hand, it doesn't really dwell on his drug use but it does acknowledge it. That's fair since his friends and family probably only saw the periphery of that world. Mostly, this is the story of a sweet guy that everybody loved who is lost to the world too soon.


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