John Candy

Born Oct 31, 1950
  • Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Television producer, Voice Actor
Net Worth
$15 Million
John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian. 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 comedy films such as Stripes, Splash, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, The Great Outdoors, Spaceba...
John Candy

John Candy Stats


: John Franklin Candy


: Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Television producer, Voice Actor


: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)


: Canadian


: Canada

Date of Birth

: 1950-10-31

Place of Birth

: Newmarket

Date of Death

: March 4, 1994

Place of Death

: Durango

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction

John Candy Influences

  1. David Steinberg
    David Steinberg

John Candy Film Roles

  1. 1941
    Pvt. Foley
  2. Armed and Dangerous
    Frank Dooley
  3. Boris and Natasha: The Movie
  4. Brewster's Millions
    Spike Nolan
  5. Canadian Bacon
    Sheriff Bud Boomer
  6. Career Opportunities
    C.D. Marsh
  7. Class of '44
    Class of '44
  8. Cool Runnings
    Irving 'Irv' Blitzer
    Cool Runnings
  9. Deadly Companion
    Deadly Companion
  10. Delirious
    Jack Gable

John Candy Film Director

  1. Hostage for a Day

John Candy Film Executive Producer

  1. The Best of John Candy on SCTV
  2. Hostage for a Day
  3. Who's Harry Crumb?
  4. The Last Polka

John Candy Film Appearances

  1. It Came from Hollywood
    It Came from Hollywood
  2. Tears Are Not Enough

John Candy TV Starring Roles

  1. Second City Television
  2. Camp Candy
  3. Rabbit Ears Productions
  4. Big City Comedy
  5. Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins
  6. SCTV Network 90
    SCTV Network 90
  7. The David Steinberg Show
  8. The New Show
    The New Show
  9. Coming Up Rosie
    Coming Up Rosie

John Candy TV Guest Roles

  1. The 8th Annual Young Comedians Show
  2. John Candy/Men at Work
  3. Show #4348
  4. Season 1, Episode 1
  5. 860813
  6. Show #0004