John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian actor and comedian known mainly for his work in Hollywood films.
From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian actor. He is known for his comic roles in many movies and television series.
John Geoffrey Sadler Candy, DFC (19 February 1897 – 11 May 1955) was a British aviator, military officer, and flying ace credited with six aerial victories during the First World War. He transferred to the Royal Air Force in 1919, and retired in 1937, but was recalled to serve throughout the Second World War, retiring permanently in 1946.
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Early life and career
Candy was born in 1950 in Newmarket, Ontario. The son of Sidney James Candy and Evangeline (Aker) Candy, he was brought up in a working-class Roman Catholic family. Candy's father was of English and Scottish descent, while his mother was of Polish and Ukrainian descent. Candy studied at Neil McNeil Catholic High School, later enrolled in the Centennial Community College to study journalism, and went to McMaster University for high...
Among Candy's SCTV characters were unscrupulous street-beat TV personality Johnny LaRue, 3-D horror auteur Doctor Tongue, sycophantic and easily amused talk-show sidekick William B. Williams, and Melonville's corrupt Mayor Tommy Shanks. Other characters included the cheerful Leutonian clarinetist Yosh Shmenge, who was half of the Happy Wanderers and the subject of the mockumentary The Last Polka, folksy fishin' musician Gil Fisher, handsome if accent-challeng...
Later years and death
In the early 1990s, Candy's career went into decline after he appeared in a string of critical and commercial failures, including Nothing but Trouble (for which he was nominated for a Razzie as "worst supporting actress", playing a woman), Delirious, and Once Upon a Crime, although he did appear in major successes such as Rookie of the Year (uncredited), The Rescuers Down Under, Home Alone, and Cool Runnings. Candy attempted to reinvigorate his acting career by...
Candy's funeral was held at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Los Angeles. Candy was entombed in the mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California. His crypt lies just above fellow actor Fred MacMurray. On March 18, 1994, a special memorial service for Candy, produced by his former improvization troupe, the Second City, was broadcast across Canada. Wagons East! was completed using a stunt double and special effects and released five months after Candy's death. His final completed film was Canadian Bacon, a satirical comedy by Michael Moore that was released a year after Candy's death. Candy played American sheriff Bud Boomer, who led an "invasion" of Canada. Candy recorded a voice for the TV film The Magic 7 in the early 1990s. The film remained in production for years due to animation difficulties and production delays, and it was shelved. Candy was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. In May 2006, Candy beca...
John Candy John Franklin Candy (31. lokakuuta 1950 Newmarket, Ontario – 4. maaliskuuta 1994 Durango, Meksiko) oli kanadalaissyntyinen näyttelijä. Hän oli erikoistunut koomisiin rooleihin: epäonnisiin ja kömpelöihin, mutta rakastettaviin hahmoihin.
John Candy De la Wikipedia, enciclopedia liberă John Candy (născut John Franklin Candy la 31 octombrie 1950 — d. 4 martie 1994) a fost un actor canadian de film.
John Franklin Candy, född 31 oktober 1950 i Newmarket, Ontario, död 4 mars 1994 i Durango, Mexiko, var en kanadensisk skådespelare, manusförfattare och komiker.
John Candy John Franklin Candy (* 31. října 1950, Newmarket, Ontario, Kanada – 4. března 1994, Durango, Durango, Mexiko) byl kanadský filmový herec.
Uncle Buck is a 1989 American comedy film directed by John Hughes and written by Hughes. Starring John Candy and Amy Madigan, the film tells the story of a bachelor and all-around-slob named Uncle Buck, who babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her younger brother and sister.
John Candy A Wikipédiából, a szabad enciklopédiából John Candy (Newmarket, Ontario, 1950. október 31. – Durango, Mexikó, 1994. március 4.) kanadai filmszínész, szinte kizárólag vígjátékokból ismert.