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John Candy Net Worth

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Canadian actor and comedian John Candy climbed to fame as an associate of the Toronto branch of The Second City and its particular related TV series Second City. He also appeared in comedy films like Stripes, Splash, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, and Uncle Buck. He was renowned for his performance as Del Griffith in the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles by John Hughes.

John Candy Net Worth $15 Million

John Candy was born John Franklin Candy on October 31, 1950 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He was the son of Sidney James Candy and Evangeline Aker Candy. He was of Polish and Scottish descent. He attended Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School in East York, Ontario. He briefly attended drama classes at Centennial College in Toronto but dropped out in 1970 without graduating.

Candy found several bit roles in Canadian TV shows and small films like Tunnel Vision (1976) and Find the Lady (1976). At 27, he found his huge success when he became part of the comedy group Second City in Toronto. He continued to appear in several other movies with big stars like Mel Brooks and John Hughes. He had his downs in the movie industry with unsuccessful movies especially in the early nineties. He took more serious characters and the movies became successful.

In March 4, 1994, in the age of 43, while they were filming the Western parody Wagons East! John Candy died of a massive heart attack in his sleep in Durango Mexico. This picture together with Canadian Bacon is dedicated to his memory.

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