John Farley (actor)

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John Farley
John P. Farley 2010.jpg
Farley in 2010
John Patrick Farley

(1968-10-29) October 29, 1968 (age 50)
OccupationActor, comedian
Years active1984–present
Jennifer Herron (m. 2005)
Parent(s)Tom Farley, Sr.
Mary Anne Farley
RelativesChris Farley (brother)
Tom Farley (brother)
Kevin Farley (brother)
Barbara Farley (sister)

John Patrick Farley (born October 29, 1968) is an American actor and comedian.

Life and career[edit]

Farley was born in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Mary Anne (née Crosby), a housewife, and Thomas "Tom" Farley, Sr., who owned an oil company.[2] He was raised in an Irish Catholic family. He is the youngest brother of actors Chris Farley and Kevin Farley. He is married to actress Jennifer Herron and has two children. He majored in marketing in college, graduating in 1992 from Regis University,[citation needed] and later studied at The Second City in Chicago.

Currently he and Kevin work together on projects and tour comedy clubs around the country. Farley has received many roles from Chris's former SNL alums, such as Adam Sandler, David Spade, and Rob Schneider. His notable film work includes The Waterboy and The Benchwarmers. He also has small roles in You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Joe Dirt, Almost Heroes and Extreme Movie. He also appears on multiple episodes of Frank TV and in one episode on the sitcom Rules of Engagement.

In 2015, Farley appeared in the documentary I Am Chris Farley alongside his brother Kevin and many other stars like Adam Sandler and Dan Aykroyd which documented the life of his brother Chris Farley.


  1. ^ "John Farley". People.theiapolis.
  2. ^ Chris Farley Biography (1964-1997)

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