John Candy – Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Average
Height 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Weight 95 kg (209 lbs)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname John
Gender Male
Date of Birth October 31, 1950
Full Name John Franklin Candy
Profession Actor
Nationality Canadian
Date of Death March 4, 1994
Place of Death Durango, Mexico
Birthplace Newmarket, Canada
Religion Not Known
Zodiac Sign Scorpio


John Candy Education

College: Centennial College – Progress Campus

John Candy Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Gus Polinski


Class of ’44 (1973)

Net Worth: USD $15 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Sidney James Candy

Mother: Evangeline Candy

Brother: Nicky Candy, Jim Candy

Sister: None

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse: Rosemary Margaret Hobor (m. 1979–1994)

No. of Children: 2

Son: Christopher Candy

Daughter: Jennifer Candy

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Who was John Candy?

John Candy was a Canadian actor, born on 31 October, 1950 in Newmarket, Canada.

When did John Candy pass away?

John Candy passed away on March 4, 1994.

How old was John Candy at the time of death?

John Candy was 29 years old when he passed away.

How tall was John Candy?

John Candy was 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).