John Candy
John Candy

Gender

Male

Known Credits

18

John Candy

Date of Birth: Oct 30, 1950

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

 

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

Known For

Filmography

Canadian Bacon

Canadian Bacon

as Sheriff Bud B. Boomer

1995

Rookie of the Year

Rookie of the Year

as Cliff Murdoch - Announcer (uncredited)

1993

Only the Lonely

Only the Lonely

as Danny Muldoon

1991

Nothing but Trouble

Nothing but Trouble

as Dennis / Eldona

1991

The Rescuers Down Under

The Rescuers Down Under

as Wilbur (voice)

1990

Home Alone

Home Alone

as Gus Polinski

1990

Uncle Buck

Uncle Buck

as Buck Russell

1989

Speed Zone

Speed Zone

as Charlie Cronan

1989

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

as Chet Ripley

1988

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

as Wink Wilkinson

1986

Armed and Dangerous

Armed and Dangerous

as Frank Dooley

1986

Splash

Splash

as Freddie Bauer

1984

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

as Burton Mercer

1980

1941

1941

as Pvt. Foley

1979

The Silent Partner

The Silent Partner

as Simonsen

1979