John Candy Biography

John Candy

Born: 10/31/1950
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

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