John Candy Actor

John Candy is a 43 years old actor from Canada from Newmarket, Ontario. John Candy was born on October 31, 1950 (died on March 03, 1994, he was 43 years old) in Newmarket, Ontario as John Franklin Candy.



John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian. He rose to fame as a member of the Toronto, Ontario branch of The Second City, its related Second City Television series, and in his role in comedy films such as Stripes, Splash, Cool Runnings, The Great Outdoors, and Uncle Buck. One of his most renowned onscreen performances was that of Del Griffith, the loquacious, on the move, shower curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Candy, licensed under CC-BY-S...
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His real name:
Birth name of John Candy is John Franklin Candy
Is John Candy still alive?

No, he died on 03/03/1994, 28 years ago. He was 43 years old when he died. Cause of death: myocardial infarction. He died in Durango and buried in Holy Cross Cemetery .



He had one child, Jennifer (42, American actor and producer) . When his first child, Jennifer Candy, was born, John Candy was 29 years old.

John Candy net worth

He had a net worth of 15 million dollars.


John Candy Movies (63)

There are 63 movies of John Candy.

His first feature film was Career Opportunities (1991, as C.D. Marsh (uncredited)). He was 40 when he starred in this movie. Since 1991, he has appeared in 63 feature films. The last one is Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas (1985). In this movie, we watched him in the Marcel character .

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John Candy movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

John Candy TV Shows (15)

His first TV Show was

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Awards (5)

Awarded Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program in 1981 , awarded Earle Grey Award in 1994 , awarded Canada's Walk of Fame in 1997 , nominated Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star in 1988 , nominated Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress in 1991 and


He graduated from McMaster University, Neil McNeil High School and Centennial College

What was John's zodiac sign?

John Candy zodiac sign was scorpio.

Other facts about John Candy

John Candy's Child


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