John P. Farley biography

John P. Farley

Comedian, Film actor

1968 –


Who is John P. Farley?

John Patrick Farley is an American actor and comedian.

Farley was born in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Mary Anne, a housewife, and Thomas "Tom" Farley, Sr., who owned an oil company. 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, 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.


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Oct 29, 1968
Also known as
  • John Farley
  • John Patrick Farley
  • United States of America
  • Regis University
Lived in
  • Madison

on July 23, 2013