Monday, December 18th, was the 20 year anniversary of comedian Chris Farley's death. Farley became a household name through his work on Saturday Night Live and the movie Tommy Boy. Since his passing, his status as a comedy legend has only grown - his friends and family remember him as a larger-than-life figure with an incredible capacity for love and caring.
"I wan't to become so famous that I can go to children's hospitals and I can cheer the kids up and they know who I am"-Chris Farley— Logan White (@LoganWhite33) September 11, 2015
Adam Sandler and Chris Farley were fired from SNL.— What The F*** Facts (@WhatTheFFacts) September 12, 2013
Chris Farley was the original voice of Shrek but died during recording. Shrek was reanimated to use air quotes to pay homage to Chris.— Marc Hodges (@marchodges) February 24, 2014
Grown Ups was written in the 1990s and was going to feature Chris Farley. It was shelved for more than a decade after Farley passed away.— Adam Sandler Fanclub (@SandlersFanclub) April 10, 2017
20 yrs ago I was shooting a funeral scene with @Imkevinfarley when i picked up my phone “I’m sorry about Chris.” I hung up & went to find Kevin because I knew..RIP Chris Farley. My friend, my best man & fellow addict. Your legacy is your work & wonderful family. I love you Chris.— Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) December 18, 2017
“People... need a time to laugh. It's up to us to bonk ourselves on the head and slip on a banana peel so the average guy can say, 'I may be bad, honey, but I'm not as much of an idiot as that guy on the screen.’” - Chris Farley (February 15, 1964 - December 18, 1997) pic.twitter.com/62d5OZWd1v— NationalComedyCenter (@NtlComedyCenter) December 18, 2017