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John Candy

John Candy

D.O.B.: October 31, 1950 (Toronto, Canada)

D.O.D.: March 4, 1994 (Durango, Mexico)

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Location: Holy Cross; Mausoleum, D1, Block 1

Biographical Notes:

Candy died while filming "Wagons East" in Mexico.

He was part of the group Northern Lights who sang the song "Tears Are Not Enough" which was on the We Are The World album.

He has a cameo in Ray Parker Jr.'s "Ghostbusters" music video

Actor. (b. Oct. 31, 1950, Toronto; d. Mar. 6, 1994.) This rotund, talented, and immensely likable comic actor spent too much time in substandard movies-even after achieving stardom, but his personal appeal remained intact. Candy established several comic personas with Toronto's Second City comedy troupe and on the "SCTV" show in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

 

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