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Birth Name: John Franklin Candy

Born: 31 October 1950 Died: 4 March 1994

Country of origin: Canada

Height: 6' 2"

Partner: Rosemary Margaret Hobor


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Description: Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck (1989) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded. Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in the year 1950, Candy was the son of Evangeline (Aker) and Sidney James Candy. His mother was of Ukrainian and Polish ancestry. Candy found his passion for drama while attending a community college. In 1971 Candy made his TV debut in an episode of Police Surgeon (1971) co-starring Sharon Farrell, John Hamelin, and Nick Mancuso. Cand ... (more)
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1. Home Alone (1990)
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4. Splash (1984)
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5. JFK (1991)
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"October 31,1950 - March 4,1994 "