Dave Foley

Dave Foley

Jan. 4th, 1963
Born in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5' 8"

Dave Foley's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
NewsRadio TV Show
Dr. Ken TV Show
Dr. Ken
The Kids In The Hall (CA) TV Show
The Kids In The Hall (CA)
Dan vs. TV Show
Dan vs.
Thank God You're Here TV Show
Thank God You're Here
Spun Out (CA) TV Show
Spun Out (CA)
Death Comes to Town (CA) TV Show
Death Comes to Town (CA)
Robson Arms (CA) TV Show
Robson Arms (CA)
Celebrity Poker Showdown TV Show
Celebrity Poker Showdown
Committed (CA) TV Show
Committed (CA)

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Being Canadian
2014 - Party Central
2013 - Quality Balls
2013 - Monsters University
2010 - Vampires Suck
2009 - Suck
2008 - Paradise
2007 - Postal
2007 - Netherbeast Incorporated
2007 - LA Blues
2006 - Cars
2005 - Childstar
2005 - Sky High
2004 - Employee of the Month
2003 - Grind
2003 - My Boss's Daughter
2001 - Monkeybone
2001 - On the Line
1999 - Plast from the Past
1999 - Toy Story 2
1999 - Dick
1998 - A Bug's Life
1997 - The Wrong Guy
1994 - It's Pat

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Stuart Lamarack
Dr. Fulton
Principal MacIntyre
Dr. Hendrick
Dave Foley
[Complete List]


Dave Foley dropped out of an alternative high school to do stand-up comedy. He met Kevin McDonald (I) at an improv class and, while employed as movie ushers, they began working as a comedy team. In 1984 they merged with another team to form "The Kids in the Hall". Foley made his film debut at 22 as the lead in the Canadian film High Stakes (1986).

  • Son Edmund "Ned" Southey born 1991.
  • Both his sons with former wife Southey have their mother's surname.
  • Introduction to comedy came when he wrote stand-up comedy material for a creative writing class.
  • Met his first wife,Tabitha, in a bar when she was 17 and he was 20. Tabitha was on a date with one of Dave's friends at the time. She and Dave started arguing about whether the lead singer of Psychadelic Furs was a good singer.
  • Enjoys Poker
  • Is the youngest member of the _"The Kids in the Hall" (1988)_ (qv) troupe.
  • Much of his character on _"NewsRadio" (1995)_ (qv) was based on Foley's own personality. Most notably, his coffee addiction (He reportedly has several pots a day) and his love of the sitcom _"Green Acres" (1965)_ (qv).
  • Father of 'Alina Foley' (qv).

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