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John Candy

​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. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Candy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Oct 30, 1950 In Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Mr. Peppermint
Latest Project:
Series Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins 2016
Known For
Poster of Der Durchstarter
Poster of Zwei unter Volldampf
Poster of Ich glaub' mich knutscht ein Elch!
Poster of Big City Comedy
Series The Group Ollie 2020
Series One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute Himself 2020
Series Mr. Peppermint Irving 'Irv' Blitzer 2020
Series In Focus on FSN Wink Wilkinson 2020
Series Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins Unknown 2016
Series Die Kuhflüsterin Pinky 2015-07-03
Series Penoza State Trooper 2010-09-12
Series Kungamordet Augie Morosco 2008-02-18
Movie New York Taxi Unknown 2004-10-06
Series Mystery Woman Don The Horse (Voice) 2003-08-31
Movie Bright Future Unknown 2003-01-18
Movie Poolhall Junkies Unknown 2002-06-07
Movie Unsere feindlichen Nachbarn Sheriff Bud B. Boomer 1995-06-08
Movie Wagons East! James Harlow 1994-08-26
Movie Hostage for a Day Yuri Petrovich 1994-04-25
Movie Der Durchstarter Cliff Murdoch - Announcer (uncredited) 1993-07-07
Movie Valkenvania Dennis / Eldona 1991-02-14
Movie Kevins Cousin allein im Supermarkt C.D. Marsh (uncredited) 1991-03-29
Movie Mama, ich und wir zwei Danny Muldoon 1991-05-24
Movie JFK - Tatort Dallas Dean Andrews 1991-12-20
Series Eine starke Familie Chet Ripley 1991-09-20
Movie Jack allein im Serienwahn Jack Gable 1991-08-09
Movie Kevin - Allein zu Haus Gus Polinski 1990-11-09
Movie Ärger mit Eduard Beer Truck Driver 1990-09-06
Movie Bernard & Bianca im Känguruland Wilbur (voice) 1990-11-16
Movie Cannonball-Fieber - Auf dem Highway geht’s erst richtig los Charlie Cronan 1989-04-21
Series Camp Candy 1989-09-09
Movie Allein mit Onkel Buck Buck Russell 1989-08-16
Movie Wer ist Harry Crumb? Harry Crumb 1989-02-03
Movie The Best of SCTV 1988-09-05
Movie She's Having a Baby Chet from 'The Great Outdoors' (uncredited) 1988-02-05
Movie Ein Ticket für Zwei Del Griffith 1987-11-26
Movie Spaceballs Barfolemew 'Barf' 1987-06-24
Movie Really Weird Tales Howard Jensen 1987-02-02
Movie Zwei unter Volldampf Frank Dooley 1986-08-15
Movie Summer Rental - Ein total verrückter Urlaub Jack Chester 1985-08-09
Movie Zum Teufel mit den Kohlen Spike Nolan 1985-05-22
Movie The Last Polka Yosh Shmenge 1985-04-15
Movie Alles hört auf mein Kommando Tom Tuttle 1985-08-16
Movie Splash - Eine Jungfrau am Haken Freddie Bauer 1984-03-09
Movie Auf die Bäume, ihr Affen John Bourgignon 1983-09-30
Movie Die schrillen Vier auf Achse Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld 1983-07-28
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie It Came From Hollywood Himself 1982-12-10
Series The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour Unknown 1982-01-30
Movie Ich glaub' mich knutscht ein Elch! Dewey 'Ox' Oxberger 1981-06-25
Movie Heavy Metal Desk Sergeant / Dan / Den / Robot (voice) 1981-08-07
Series SCTV Network 90 1981-05-16
Series Big City Comedy 1980-09-20
Movie Blues Brothers Burton Mercer 1980-06-17
Movie Double Negative John 1980-05-12
Movie 1941 - Wo bitte geht's nach Hollywood Pvt. Foley 1979-12-13
Movie Lost and Found Carpentier 1979-07-13
Movie Dein Partner ist der Tod Simonsen 1978-09-07
Series Second City Television 1976-09-21
Movie Tunnel Vision Cooper 1976-03-12
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Kopek 1975-09-11
Series The David Steinberg Show 1972-07-19
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Das Wirtshaus im Spessart Unknown 1958-01-14