"John Franklin Candy" was a Canadian actor and comedian.
Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of The Second City and its related Second City Television series and through his appearances in such comedy films as Stripes (film)/Stripes, Splash (film)/Splash, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, The Great Outdoors (film)/The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, and Uncle Buck. One of his most renowned onscreen performances was as Del Griffith, the fluency/loquacious, on-the-move shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes (filmmaker)/John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
While filming the Western parody Wagons East!, Candy died of a heart attack in his sleep in Durango, Durango/Durango, Mexico, on March 4, 1994, aged 43. His final two films, Wagons East! and Canadian Bacon, are dedicated to his memory.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous comedians! More John Candy on Wikipedia.