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  • Published his first novel, Outside Providence, in 1988.
  • Wrote two episodes of Seinfeld in 1992.
  • Has collaborated with brother and director Bobby Farrelly on most of his film projects.
  • Is a board member of DeskSite, a digital-media company.


  • Jesse Farrelly — Nephew
  • Cindy Farrelly Gesner — Sister
  • Robert Leo Farrelly — Father
  • Bobby Farrelly — Brother
  • Anna Farrelly — Niece
  • Melinda Kocsis — Wife
  • Mariann Farrelly — Mother


  • Columbia University, New York, NY (MFA, 1986)

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  • Birth Place: Phoenixville, PA
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Producer

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