John Candy

John Candy

  • Born on
    • October 30th, 1950
  • Died on
    • March 3rd, 1994
John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) 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-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Acting (38 Credits)

1995Canadian Bacon as Sheriff Bud B. Boomer
1994Wagons East as James HarlowWatch Free
1993Cool Runnings as Irv
1993Rookie of the Year as Cliff Murdoch - Announcer (uncredited)
1992Once Upon a Crime... as Augie Morosco
1992Boris and Natasha as Kalishak
1991Only the Lonely as Danny Muldoon
1991Delirious as Jack Gable
1991Nothing But Trouble as Dennis / Eldona
1991JFK as Dean Andrews
1991Career Opportunities as C.D. Marsh (uncredited)
1990The Rescuers Down Under as Wilbur (voice)
1990Masters of Menace as Beer Truck Driver
1990Home Alone as Gus Polinski
1989Uncle Buck as Buck Russell
1989Speed Zone as Charlie Cronan
1989Who's Harry Crumb? as Harry Crumb
1988The Great Outdoors as Chet Ripley
1988Hot to Trot as Don The Horse (Voice)
1988She's Having a Baby as Chet (uncredited)
1987Planes, Trains & Automobiles as Del Griffith
1987Spaceballs as Barfolemew 'Barf'
1986Armed and Dangerous as Frank Dooley
1986Little Shop of Horrors as Wink Wilkinson
1985Summer Rental as Jack Chester
1985Volunteers as Tom Tuttle
1985Brewster's Millions as Spike Nolan
1985Follow That Bird as State Trooper
1984Splash as Freddie Bauer
1983Going Berserk as John Bourgignon
1983National Lampoon's Vacation as Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld
1981Heavy Metal as Desk Sergeant / Dan / Den / Robot (voice)
1981Stripes as Dewey 'Ox' Oxberger
1981SCTV Network 90
1980The Blues Brothers as Burton Mercer
19791941 as Pvt. Foley
1978The Silent Partner as Simonsen
1976Tunnel Vision as Cooper

Writer (1 Credits)


Himself (2 Credits)

2015Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead as Himself / Actor (archive footage)Watch Free
1982It Came from Hollywood as Himself

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