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John Candy

1950-10-30 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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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


Catherine O'Hara: All of Us Shine Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2021-11-29
John Candy: Behind Closed Doors Self (archive) 2020-07-26
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Self / Actor (archive footage) 2015-01-25
Mel Brooks: Make a Noise Self (archive footage) 2013-05-20
Christmas with SCTV 2006-01-01
John Candy: Comic Spirit Self (archive footage) 2005-05-03
Making a 'Splash' Self (archive footage) 2004-03-30
Canadian Bacon Sheriff Bud B. Boomer 1995-06-08
Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Self (archive footage) 1994-05-18
Hostage for a Day Yuri Petrovich 1994-04-25
Wagons East! James Harlow 1994-08-26
Rookie of the Year Cliff Murdoch - Announcer (uncredited) 1993-07-07
Cool Runnings Irv 1993-10-01
Boris and Natasha Kalishak 1992-04-17
Once Upon a Crime Augie Morosco 1992-03-06
Career Opportunities C.D. Marsh (uncredited) 1991-03-29
JFK Dean Andrews 1991-12-20
Nothing but Trouble Dennis / Eldona 1991-02-14
Delirious Jack Gable 1991-08-09
Only the Lonely Danny Muldoon 1991-05-24
Home Alone Gus Polinski 1990-11-16
Masters of Menace Beer Truck Driver 1990-09-06
The Rescuers Down Under Wilbur (voice) 1990-11-16
Uncle Buck Buck Russell 1989-08-16
Who Shrunk Saturday Morning? Himself 1989-10-02
Rocket Boy 1989-06-01
Who's Harry Crumb? Harry Crumb 1989-02-03
Speed Zone Charlie Cronan 1989-04-21
The Great Outdoors Chet Ripley 1988-06-17
Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special Self 1988-10-05
She's Having a Baby Chet (uncredited) 1988-02-05
The Best of SCTV 1988-09-05
Jackie Gleason: The Great One Host 1988-09-10
Hot to Trot Don The Horse (Voice) 1988-08-26
Planes, Trains and Automobiles Del Griffith 1987-11-26
Citizen Steve Clip Maxwell 1987-01-01
Spaceballs Barfolemew 'Barf' 1987-06-24
Really Weird Tales Howard Jensen 1987-02-02
The Incredible Time-Travels of Henry Osgood Wallace Osgood 1986-03-09
Little Shop of Horrors Wink Wilkinson 1986-12-19
Armed and Dangerous Frank Dooley 1986-08-15
Summer Rental Jack Chester 1985-08-09
The Last Polka Yosh Shmenge 1985-04-15
Brewster's Millions Spike Nolan 1985-05-22
Tears Are Not Enough Himself 1985-10-04
Follow That Bird State Trooper 1985-08-02
Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas Marcel 1985-01-01
The Canadian Conspiracy Various 1985-01-01
Volunteers Tom Tuttle 1985-08-16
Splash Freddie Bauer 1984-03-09
Going Berserk John Bourgignon 1983-09-30
National Lampoon's Vacation Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld 1983-07-28
It Came from Hollywood Himself 1982-12-10
Stripes Dewey 'Ox' Oxberger 1981-06-25
Heavy Metal Desk Sergeant / Dan / Den / Robot (voice) 1981-08-07
The Blues Brothers Burton Mercer 1980-06-16
The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog Pinky 1980-01-20
Double Negative John 1980-05-12
1941 Pvt. Foley 1979-12-14
Lost and Found Carpentier 1979-07-13
The Silent Partner Simonsen 1978-09-07
Tunnel Vision Cooper 1976-03-12
The Clown Murders Ollie 1976-09-17
Find the Lady Kopek 1976-11-11
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Kopek 1975-09-11
Class of '44 Paule 1973-04-10