Chris Farley (1964-1997)
Chris Farley, the American actor, and comedian died of a drug overdose in 1997 at age 33. He appeared on Saturday night live, NBC sketch comedy and was a member of Chicago’s Second City Theater. On and off screen, Farley enjoyed making others laugh. His many impersonations endeared him to fans and friends alike. His early death from cocaine and morphine intoxication left a void in the entertainment industry. He never got to complete the final recording of the movie Shrek. Among his unfinished work is a role in Dinosaur and co-starring with Vince Vaughan in The Gelfin. He was also scheduled to appear in Ghostbusters.