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Candy Candido

Highest Rated: 100% The Phantom Tollbooth (1969)

Lowest Rated: 55% Robin Hood (1973)

Birthday: Dec 25, 1913

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Candy Candido began his performing career as a bass player and vocalist. He made his earliest film appearances as a musician on films like 1934's "Sandy McKee" and bSomething to Sing About" in 1937. He was renowned for his incredible vocal range and could go from soprano down to an extremely low bass, which led to a successful career in radio. He made regular appearances on the "The Durante-Moore Show," eventually coining the catchphrase, "I'm feeling mighty low," which was so popular he and Jimmy Durante recorded a single named after it. Some of his early on-screen appearances, include 1938's "Cowboy from Brooklyn," 1942's "Rhythm Parade," and his first TV role in "The Loretta Young Show" in 1958. Of course, his voice made him a natural for voice acting as well. His earliest voice role came in 1939 in the classic "The Wizard of Oz," as the Angry Apple Tree. He first worked with comedian Bud Abbott in 1950 when he provided the voice of a skeleton in "Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion." When Abbott attempted to revive his career in 1960, he took Candido on as a partner, but soon quit again, saying that no one could compete with his old cohort, Lou Costello. Some other productions where Candido's voice can be heard include Disney films such as 1959's "Sleeping Beauty"; 1953's "Peter Pan"; and 1986's "The Great Mouse Detective."

Highest rated movies

Something to Sing About

Filmography

Movies

Credit
80% 78% The Great Mouse Detective Fidget (Voice) $37.3M 1986
No Score Yet 51% Hey Good Lookin' Sal (Voice) - 1982
55% 81% Robin Hood Tournament Crocodile (Voice) - 1973
100% 76% The Phantom Tollbooth Awful DYNN (Voice) - 1969
89% 80% Sleeping Beauty Maleficent's goon (uncredited) (Voice) $11.6M 1959
79% 80% Peter Pan Indian Chief (Voice) $29.3M 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Campus Rhythm Harold (Character) - 1943
83% 29% Something to Sing About Candy (Character) - 1937