John Candy

John Candy
1950 - 1994

John Candy  Canadian Actor


John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian actor and comedian, mainly in American films such as Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) and Uncle Buck (1989)....

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Longest Relationship16 yrs, 2 mths
Shortest Relationship16 yrs, 2 mths
Average Relationship Length16 yrs, 2 mths
First Name John
Middle Name Franklin
Last Name Candy
Full Name at Birth John Franklin Candy
Age 43 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st October, 1950
Birthplace Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Died 4th March, 1994
Place of Death Durango, Mexico
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature Large size
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality Canadian
High School Neil McNeil High School, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
University Centennial College Of Applied Arts And Technology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Text Actor, Comedian, Voice Artist, Writer, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Uncle Buck (1989).
Year(s) Active 1969–1994, 1969–1994 (his death)
Official Websites,,,
Father Sidney James Candy.
Mother Evangeline (Aker) Candy.
Family Member Jozefa (Stefaniuk) (Maternal Grandmother)., Frank Michael Aker (Maternal Grandfather).
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John Candy43 ScorpioActor
Rosemary Margaret Hobor-Spouse


Female3rd February, 198036 years old
Male23rd September, 198431 years old

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Canadian Bacon1995 Sheriff Bud Boomer Movie
Wagons East1994 James Harlow Movie
Hostage for a Day1994 Yuri Petrovich TV Movie
Cool Runnings1993 Irv Movie
Rookie of the Year1993 Cliff Murdoch - Announcer (uncredited) Movie
Boris and Natasha1992 Kalishak Movie
Once Upon a Crime...1992 Augie Morosco Movie
Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories1992 Narrator (segment "Blumpoe the Grumpoe Meets Arnold the Cat") TV Show
Career Opportunities1991 C.D. Marsh Movie
Delirious1991 Jack Gable Movie
JFK1991 Dean Andrews Movie
Nothing But Trouble1991 Dennis Movie
Only the Lonely1991 Danny Muldoon Movie
Home Alone1990 Gus Polinski Movie
Masters of Menace1990 Beer Truck Driver Movie
The Rescuers Down Under1990 Wilbur Movie
The Dave Thomas Comedy Show1990 TV Show
Seriously... Phil Collins1990 Movie
Speed Zone1989 Charlie Cronan Movie
Uncle Buck1989 Buck Russell Movie
Who's Harry Crumb?1989 Harry Crumb Movie
The Rocket Boy1989 The Hawk TV Movie
Hot to Trot1988 Don Movie
She's Having a Baby1988 Chet from 'The Great Outdoors' Movie
The Great Outdoors1988 Chet Ripley Movie
Sesame Street, Special1988 Yosh Shmenge (segment "Put Down the Duckie") TV Movie
Planes, Trains & Automobiles1987 Del Griffith Movie
Spaceballs1987 Barf Movie
Really Weird Tales1987 Howard Jensen (segment "Cursed with Charisma") TV Movie
Armed and Dangerous1986 Frank Dooley Movie
Little Shop of Horrors1986 Wink Wilkinson Movie
Dave Thomas: The Incredible Time Travels of Henry Osgood1986 Wallace Osgood Movie
Brewster's Millions1985 Spike Nolan Movie
Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird1985 State Trooper Movie
Summer Rental1985 Jack Chester Movie
Volunteers1985 Tom Tuttle Movie
Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas1985 Marcel TV Movie
The Canadian Conspiracy1985 Various TV Movie
The Last Polka1985 Yosh Shmenge TV Movie
Splash1984 Freddie Bauer Movie
The New Show1984 Luciano Pavarotti TV Show
Going Berserk1983 John Bourgignon Movie
National Lampoon's Vacation1983 Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld Movie
SCTV Channel1983 Various TV Show
Heavy Metal1981 Desk Sergeant (segment "Harry Canyon"), Dan (segment "Den"), Den (segment "Den"), ... (voice) Movie
Stripes1981 Ox Movie
SCTV Network1981 Johnny LaRue TV Show
Tales of the Klondike1981 Hans Nelson TV Show
Double Negative1980 John Movie
The Blues Brothers1980 Burton Mercer Movie
The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog1980 Pinky TV Movie
19411979 Pvt. Foley Movie
Lost and Found1979 Carpentier Movie
The Silent Partner1978 Simonsen Movie
Find the Lady1976 Kopek Movie
The Clown Murders1976 Ollie Movie
Tunnel Vision1976 Cooper Movie
SCTV1976 Johnny LaRue TV Show
90 Minutes Live1976 Various (1976) TV Show
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time1975 Kopek Movie
Coming Up Rosie1975 Wally Wypyzypychwk (1976-77) TV Show
King of Kensington1975 Bandit TV Show
Saturday Night Live1975 Juan Gavino TV Show
Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins1974 TV Show
Class of '441973 Paule (uncredited) Movie
Cucumber1972 Weatherman TV Show
The ABC Afternoon Playbreak1972 2nd Son TV Show
The David Steinberg Show1972 Spider Reichman TV Show
Police Surgeon1971 Ramon TV Show
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    MouseSep 24, 2013

    Try to hang in there, Piggy!

    PiggyJun 15, 2011

    I did not get how the actor died at first, but now I do.

    krrcndyJun 2, 2010

    I love all the films that you have been in. I love national lapoons vacation that was funny.

    BillDec 5, 2009

    It was a tragedy that they finished making Canadian Bacon and they had to finish making it even though he couldn`t be in the climactic scene in the movie and they should string Michael Moore up by his balls.

    fionaJun 17, 2009

    i loved ur movie uncle buck you were so funny im glad your in a better place i love u and will never forget r.i.p

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