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John was born under the official name Candy, John Franklin on October 31st, 1950. He died on March 4th, 1994 in Durango, Mexico (heart attack). He has been a credited actor since the 1981 film Heavy Metal.

John Candy was a dependable leading actor. He has starred in three films including the 1995 comedy film Canadian Bacon as the character Sheriff Bud Boomer, the 1991 comedy movie Delirious playing Jack Gable and the 1986 action release Armed and Dangerous cast as Frank Dooley.

John has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirteen films including: the 1993 adventure film Cool Runnings as the character Irv, the 1991 adventure movie Nothing But Trouble playing Dennis and the 1991 adventure release Nothing But Trouble cast as Eldona.

John Candy has earned salaries up to $2,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1990 comedy film Home Alone, which brought in $281,000,000 at the box office.

John has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than three pictorials, interviewed in over one publications and featured in two magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.

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He was a co-owner of the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.
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