Presently Kevin Farley is co-starring in F is for Family – a Netflix comedy series and in CMT’s new prime-time series Still the King.
Farley is also regular Stand-Up comedian at notable venues such as The Laugh Factory in LA and Chicago, The Improv in LA and Palm Beach, Florida and The Comedy Store.
He studied at the famous Second City in Chicago and then soon after starred in films such as Black Sheep (with his brother Chris Farley) and The Waterboy with Adam Sandler, and leading roles in An American Carol,White Knight just to name a few. His TV guest appearances have been on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Rules of Engagement, The Neighbors, Hot in Cleveland, JustShoot Me, United States of Tara, True Jackson, VP, Hawaii Five -O, to name a few, and including HA! The Musical in New York. In addition, Farley has hosted many live shows and has been featured on The Today Show, The View, Extra, Fox News and numerous radio shows.
Kevin Farley has truly established himself as a comedic presence both on the big screen and television. Multi-tasking his truly gifted talents seems easy for Farley because he does it all with a fabulous sense of humor, both on screen and off.
Farley grew up in Madison WI as the fourth child of five children and he attended Marquette University where he earned a business degree. Farley then went to work for his father’s business but eventually moved to Chicago and studied at the famed Second City and continues to be active as a key alumnus. Then it didn’t take long for him to establish himself as a comedic presence both on the big screen and television in Los Angeles.
He immediately began working with Adam Sandler in The Waterboy and also starred in the comedic films Black Sheep and Beverly Hills Ninja. Then Farley landed a starring role as “Doug Linus” on MTV’s sitcom 2gether where he was met with rave reviews. Farley has also been seen in numerous hit TV series such as That '70s Show 3rd Rock from the Sun Joey Just Shoot Me Curb Your Enthusiasm United States of Tara True Jackson VP and many more.
In the feature film An American Carol (Directed by David Zucker) Farley’s lead character is a spoof on director Michael Moore as the storyline moves into a satirical look at Hollywood and America’s politically correct culture. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America. The supporting cast included Kelsey Grammer Jon Voight Leslie Nielsen and the late Dennis Hopper.
Farley moved behind the camera as co-writer and co-director of Hollywood & Wine which takes an irreverent look at an actress struggling because she’s a dead ringer for a tabloid train wreck-type actress. Alongside Kevin Farley and co-writer John Farley this hilarious film stars a unique cast of comedians (SNL alum) Chris Kattan David Spade Norm MacDonald Horatio Sanz Chris Parnell as well as Nicky Whelan Chazz Palminteri and Vivica Fox.
Next up for Farley is the feature film White Knight (released January 2011). Farley stars alongside Tom Sizemore and Stacy Keach. It’s about a Texas Ku Klux Klan member confronts everything he's been taught to hate when he's sentenced to three years of hard labor on a prison work farm. An unconventional love story develops that opens their eyes to the possibility of a different life. And a man who was a born and bred racist finds himself heading down a completely different path to salvation.
White Knight Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyqIroSjpBY
Listen in on iTunes Radio to the Farley Bros Radio show as Kevin and John (along with traffic cop comedienne Carissa Kosta) spin hilarious takes on life love family and more. Drawing on their long history in Improv comedy the gang riffs on news-of-the-weird stories from all corners of the planet and their very own wild experiences in and out of the entertainment galaxy. From Madison to Hollywood and all points in between it's a free-flowing conversation undeniably
Multi-tasking his truly gifted talents is easy for Farley – he does it all with a fabulously contagious sense of humor both on screen and off.