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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
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 (uncredited) 1994-04-25
Wagons East! James Harlow 1994-08-16
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
JFK Dean Andrews 1991-12-20
Delirious Jack Gable 1991-08-09
Career Opportunities C.D. Marsh (uncredited) 1991-03-29
Nothing but Trouble Dennis / Eldona 1991-02-15
Only the Lonely Danny Muldoon 1991-05-24
The Rescuers Down Under Wilbur (voice) 1990-11-16
Seriously... Phil Collins Self 1990-09-08
Masters of Menace Beer Truck Driver 1990-09-06
Home Alone Gus Polinski 1990-11-16
Speed Zone Charlie 1989-04-21
Who's Harry Crumb? Harry Crumb 1989-02-03
Rocket Boy 1989-06-01
Uncle Buck Buck Russell 1989-08-16
Who Shrunk Saturday Morning? Himself 1989-10-02
The Best of SCTV 1988-09-05
She's Having a Baby Chet (uncredited) 1988-02-05
Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special Self 1988-10-05
Hot to Trot Don The Horse (Voice) 1988-08-26
Jackie Gleason: The Great One Host 1988-09-10
The Great Outdoors Chet Ripley 1988-06-17
Spaceballs Barfolemew 'Barf' 1987-06-24
Citizen Steve Clip Maxwell 1987-01-01
Planes, Trains and Automobiles Del Griffith 1987-11-26
The Incredible Time-Travels of Henry Osgood Wallace Osgood 1986-03-09
Little Shop of Horrors Wink Wilkinson 1986-12-19
Really Weird Tales Howard Jensen (segment "Cursed With Charisma") 1986-10-04
The Canadian Conspiracy Various 1986-06-08
Armed and Dangerous Frank Dooley 1986-08-15
Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas Marcel 1985-01-01
Tears Are Not Enough Himself 1985-10-04
Summer Rental Jack Chester 1985-08-09
Volunteers Tom Tuttle 1985-08-16
Brewster's Millions Spike Nolan 1985-05-22
The Last Polka Yosh Shmenge 1985-04-15
Follow That Bird State Trooper 1985-08-02
Splash Freddie Bauer 1984-03-09
8th Annual Young Comedians' Show 1983-12-16
National Lampoon's Vacation Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld 1983-07-29
Going Berserk John Bourgignon 1983-09-30
It Came from Hollywood Himself 1982-10-29
Heavy Metal Desk Sergeant / Dan / Den / Robot (voice) 1981-08-07
Stripes Dewey 'Ox' Oxberger 1981-06-26
The Blues Brothers Burton Mercer 1980-06-16
Double Negative John 1980-05-12
The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog Pinky 1980-01-20
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 (uncredited) 1973-04-10