John Candy

Movie Actor

Birthday October 31, 1950

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Newmarket, Canada

DEATH DATE Mar 4, 1994 (43)

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Lovable comedian from Uncle Buck, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles who died at age 43. His other films include National Lampoon's Vacation, The Rescuers Down Under, Cool Runnings, Wagons East, and The Magic 7.

Before Fame

He played football for an all-boys Catholic school in Canada. In 1973, he made his film debut in Class of '44.


He starred in Michael Moore's Canadian Bacon, which was released a year after his death.

Family Life

He was married to Rosemary Margaret Hobor from 1979 until his death in 1994. His children are Jennifer Candy and Christopher Candy.

Associated With

He starred in Spaceballs with Bill Pullman.