Birth Name: Peter Farrelly
Birth Place: Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA
Born on June 17, 1958 in Cumberland, RI, Farrelly was raised by his father, Robert Sr., a doctor, and his mother, Mariann, a nurse practitioner. Having grown up in a comfortable home, Farrelly had very little ambition outside of being an underachieving slacker. After graduating from the Ken School in Connecticut, he studied business at Providence College, where he faired rather poorly as a student while excelling at partying. Despite his shiftless lifestyle, Farrelly did harbor a desire to become a writer. In 1979, he took a salesman job at U.S. Lines, Inc. in Boston, MA, but spent most of his time on the road dreaming up stories he wanted to write. Following a brief stint in Las Vegas, NV, ...
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