Dave Foley

Dave Foley

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

Dave Foley's Main TV Roles

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

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


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).

  • Wife Crissy gave birth to daughter Alina Chiara Foley on April 16th, 2003.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Son Basil Patrick Southey born 1995.
  • Is the youngest member of the _"The Kids in the Hall" (1988)_ (qv) troupe.
  • Introduction to comedy came when he wrote stand-up comedy material for a creative writing class.
  • Son Edmund "Ned" Southey born 1991.
  • Both his sons with former wife Southey have their mother's surname.

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