John Candy

Highest Rated:
95% National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Lowest Rated:
0% Hot to Trot (1988)
Birthday:
Oct 31
Birthplace:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bio:
Canadian comic actor John Candy was geared toward a performing career even while studying for a journalism degree in college. Candy's bulky frame and built-in likability enabled him to secure small roles in Canadian film and TV productions. In the early '70s, Candy joined Canada's Second City…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Comic Relief: The Greatest...and The Latest
  • Actor
-- 2008
14% Canadian Bacon
  • Sheriff Bud Boomer
-- 1995
0% Wagons East!
  • James Harlow
-- 1994
15% North
  • Actor
-- 1994
Hostage For A Day
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1994
39% Rookie of the Year
  • Announcer (uncredited)
-- 1993
74% Cool Runnings
  • Irv Blitzer
-- 1993
Boris and Natasha
  • Kallishak
-- 1992
Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories
  • Actor
-- 1992
Best of John Candy on SCTV
  • Actor
-- 1992
Rabbit Ears - Stormalong
  • Actor
-- 1992
38% Career Opportunities
  • C.D. Marsh (uncredited)
-- 1991
62% Only the Lonely
  • Danny Muldoon
-- 1991
85% JFK
  • Dean Andrews
-- 1991
44% Delirious
  • Jack Gable
-- 1991
9% Nothing But Trouble
  • Dennis
-- 1991
0% Once Upon a Crime
  • Augie Morosco
-- 1991
54% Home Alone
  • Gus Polinski
-- 1990
68% The Rescuers Down Under
  • Wilbur
-- 1990
Masters Of Menace
  • Special Appearance
-- 1990
The Rocket Boy
  • The Hawk
-- 1989
Speed Zone
  • Charlie Cronyn
-- 1989
64% Uncle Buck
  • Uncle Buck Russell
-- 1989
30% Who's Harry Crumb?
  • Harry Crumb
-- 1989
0% Hot to Trot
  • Don
-- 1988
HBO Young Comedians Special - John Candy
  • Actor
-- 1988
40% The Great Outdoors
  • Chet Ripley
-- 1988
Quote Alongs: Spaceballs
  • Actor
-- 1987
94% Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Del Griffith
-- 1987
54% Spaceballs
  • Barf the Mawg Co-Pilot
-- 1987
90% Little Shop of Horrors
  • Wink Wilkinson
-- 1986
14% Armed and Dangerous
  • Frank Dooley
-- 1986
15% Summer Rental
  • Jack Chester
-- 1985
58% Volunteers
  • Tom Tuttle from Tacoma
-- 1985
The Last Polka
  • Actor
-- 1985
91% Sesame Street Presents - Follow that Bird
  • State Trooper
-- 1985
Big City Comedy
  • Actor
-- 1985
38% Brewster's Millions
  • Spike Nolan
-- 1985
92% Splash
  • Freddie Bauer
-- 1984
95% National Lampoon's Vacation
  • Lasky
-- 1983
Going Berserk
  • John Bourgignon
-- 1983
It Came From Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1982
Second City Insanity
  • Actor
-- 1981
88% Stripes
  • Dewey "Ox" Oxberger
-- 1981
56% Heavy Metal
  • Desk Sergeant Dan Den Robot
-- 1981
Kavik the Wolf Dog
  • Pinky
-- 1980
87% The Blues Brothers
  • Burton Mercer
-- 1980
Double Negative
  • John
-- 1980
Lost and Found
  • Carpentier
-- 1979
32% 1941
  • Foley
-- 1979
The Silent Partner
  • Simonsen
-- 1978
Tunnel Vision (Tunnelvision)
  • Agent Cooper
-- 1976
The Clown Murders
  • Ollie
-- 1976
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
  • Kopek
-- 1975
It Seemed Like a Good Idea
  • Actor
-- 1975
Find the Lady
  • Kopek
-- 1975

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Quotes from John Candy's Characters

    1. Sheriff Bud Boomer: There's not a locked door in the whole country.
    From Canadian Bacon. Submitted by Tim W (6 months ago)
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