Dave Foley

  • Birth Name: David Scott Foley
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer
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Fast Facts

  • Dropped out of  high school at age 17 to pursue comedy.
  • Worked as a stand-up comedian and a movie theater usher in Toronto before breaking into television.
  • Attended an improvisational workshop at the Second City theater group, where he met Kevin McDonald, who asked him to join another comedy troupe; it later evolved into the Kids in the Hall.   
  • Has appeared in a number of music videos, including Odds' "Heterosexual Man," Hollerado's "Americanarama," Black Robot's "Cocaine" and Neva Dinova's "Yellow Datsun."

Awards

  • 1995, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 1994, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 1993, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Nominee

Relationships

  • Alina Chiara Foley — Daughter
  • Michael Foley — Father
  • Basil Patrick Southey — Son
  • Mary Foley — Mother
  • Edmund "Ned" Southey — Son
  • Crissy Guerrero — Wife
  • Tabatha Southey — Ex-wife

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