Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Portly film and television actor best known for his comedic roles opposite Dan Aykroyd . In 1974, he formed a Canadian spinoff of Chicago's popular Second City Comedy Troupe. His films include The Blues Brothers (1980), Stripes (1981) and Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987). He died of a heart attack while filming Wagons East in Mexico.Died: 3/4/1994
Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
More on John Candy from Infoplease: