John Franklin Candy (31 October 1950 – 4 Mairch 1994)[1] wis a Canadian comedian an actor keny mainly for his wirk in Hollywood films. Ane o his maist renowned onscreen performances was as Del Griffith, the loquacious shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

John Candy
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Candy in September 1993 at Ivor Wynne Stadium, Hamilton, Ontario, Canadae
BornJohn Franklin Candy
31 October 1950(1950-10-31)
Newmarket, Ontario, Canadae
Died4 Mairch 1994(1994-03-04) (aged 43)
Durango Ceety, Mexico
Cause o daith
Hert attack
Restin place
Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Californie, US
Alma mater
Years active1969–1994
Hauf-marrae(s)Rosemary Margaret Hobor (m. 1979–1994)


  1. Rist, Peter (2001). Guide to the Cinema(s) of Canada. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 29. ISBN 978-0-313-29931-5.