A Whole Lotta Kids in the Hall

Dave Foley

Vital Facts

 Full Name- David Scott Foley
 Birthdate- January 4, 1963
 Hometown(s)- Toronto, ON
 Family- Tabitha Southey (ex-wife, 1991-1997), Edmund "Ned" (son, b. 1991), Basil (son, b. 1995) Crissy Guerrero (wife, 2002-present), Alina Chiara (daughter, b. 2003)



Dave was born to Mary and Michael Foley, in a suburb of Toronto. He was their second child, and grew up with two siblings, an older brother and a younger sister. He dropped out of an alternative high school at the age of 17 to pursue comedy. He began by taking classes at Second City in Toronto where he met Kevin McDonald. They both worked together as ushers at a local art house movie theater and together formed the original Kids in the Hall Dave met his now ex-wife in a bar when he was 20 and she was 17. He has said that their relationship began when, right after being introduced to each other, they began arguing over whether the lead vocalist of the group The Psychedelic Furs was a good singer.



 During NewsRadio's run, Dave made it into the scandal sheets, which reported that he drank 50 cups of coffee a day.
 Dave won the Film Showcase Jury Award for Best Screenplay for The Wrong Guy at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 1998 (shared with Jay Kogen and David Anthony Higgins). Dave was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Film Performance Male for his role in The Wrong Guy in 2000.


TV/Radio Interviews

 TV Ontario's Studio 2--Talks about The Wrong Guy, KITH, NewsRadio, and his dark sense of humor. (July 13, 1998)
Access Hollywood--Piece on Phil Hartman's passing, with interview from Dave. (June 18, 1998)
Definitely Not The Opera--Learn of Dave's favorite film comedians, tv shows, and music. (March 7, 1998)
 CBC Radio's "This Morning"--Talks about The Wrong Guy, NewsRadio, and yes, even the Kids. (February 16th, 1998)
Open Mike With Mike Bullard--Interview in which he mostly talks about The Wrong Guy. (February 13th, 1998)
 Channel 5 in Los Angeles--Piece with Dave mostly about NewsRadio. (March 19, 1997)
 Evening Magazine-- Piece with Dave about NewsRadio. (August 6, 1996)
 Late Night With Conan O'Brien-- An infamous interview. (April 12, 1996)
 Mad TV-- Monologue about differences between Canada and the U.S. (November 25, 1995)


Print Interviews/Articles

 AP "'NewsRadio' Stays on NBC"-- Basically a Dave article (August 16, 1997)
 AP "'New Foley-Age"-- Article/interview about NewsRadio (August 16, 1995)



 Dave's Brain Candy bio
 Dave's NBCLive Online chat (July 31, 1997)



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Other Media

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TV & Filmography

Actor - Film
 Monkeybone (2000) .... Stu's Agent
 Toy Story 2 (1999) (voice) .... Flik
 Dick (1999) .... Bob Haldeman
 South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999) (voice) .... The Baldwins
 Blast from the Past (1999) .... Troy
 Bug's Life, A (1998) (voice) .... Flik
 It's Tough to Be a Bug (199?) (voice) .... Flik
 Wrong Guy, The (1998) .... Nelson Hibbert
 Hacks (1997/I) .... Neal (also known as "Sink or Swim")
 Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996) .... Marv/Psychiatrist/Suicidal businessman/New guy/Raymond Hurdicure
 It's Pat (1994) .... Chris
 Three Men and a Baby (1987) .... Grocery Store Clerk
 High Stakes (1986) .... Bo Baker

Actor - TV
"From the Earth to the Moon" (1998) (mini) TV Series .... Al Bean
 "NewsRadio" (1995) .... David "Dave" Nelson
 "Kids in the Hall, The" (1989) .... Various characters
 Lawrenceville Stories, The (1988) .... Welsh Rabbit (in part 1), Old Ironsides/Smith (in parts 2 & 3)
 Echoes in the Darkness (1987)
 Anne of Avonlea (1987) .... Lewis Allen

Stage Work
 White Trash Wins Lotto ... (1999/2000) - The Roxy, Hollywood, CA (WTWL is a comedy/musical about the life of Axl Rose)

"NewsRadio" (1995)
 "Kids in the Hall, The" (1989) (multiple episodes)

Wrong Guy, The (1998)
 "Kids in the Hall, The"(1989)


Dedicated Links

 Tavie's Online Shrine to Dave Foley


Contributors To This Page

 Dave's Keeper- Natalie Mering
 Photos- Sarah Newhouse
 Interviews/Articles- Sarah Newhouse,,,,,,

 Bio & Filmography- Bethany Cramer and the FAQ



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