John Candy

Name:
John Candy
Age:
43
Date of Birth:
Oct 31, 1950
Occupation:
Actor
Spouse:
Rosemary Margaret Hobor (m. 1979–1994)
Children:
2
Years active:
1969–1994
Died:
Mar 4, 1994 (Heart Attack)
Resting place:
Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, United States

John Candy - Biography Summary


John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian comedian and actor known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of the Second City and its related Second City Television series, and through his appearances in such comedy films as Stripes, Splash, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, Home Alone, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, and Uncle Buck, as well as more dramatic roles in Only the Lonely and JFK. One of his most renowned onscreen performances was as Del Griffith, the loquacious shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

While filming the Western parody Wagons East!, Candy died of a heart attack in Durango, Mexico, on March 4, 1994, aged 43. His final two films, Wagons East! and Canadian Bacon, are dedicated to his memory.



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