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How Playing Chris Farley On SNL Almost Went Horribly Wrong For Melissa McCarthy

Comedy actor Melissa McCarthy recalled how playing Chris Farley on Saturday Night Live almost went horribly wrong. NBC's long-running variety show has sported a vast fluctuating cast of repertory and featured players since its inception in 1975. One prominent member of the cast was Chris Farley, an improvisational actor who served on Saturday Night Live from 1990-1995. During his tenure, Farley gave audiences some of the show's most memorable characters, including Matt Foley, a down-on-his-luck overly enthusiastic motivational speaker.

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