Canadian actors who deceased at age 43

Here are 1 famous actors from Canada died at 43:

John Candy

John Candy (October 31, 1950 Newmarket-March 4, 1994 Durango) a.k.a. John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor, comedian, television producer, screenwriter and voice actor. His children are Jennifer Candy and Christopher Candy.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

Candy began his acting career with the Toronto branch of Second City in the 1970s and later moved on to work on the Second City Television (SCTV) sketch comedy show. He gained popularity in the United States with his roles in films such as “Stripes”, “Splash”, “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” and “Uncle Buck”.

In addition to his film work, Candy also did voice work for several animated films, including “The Great Mouse Detective”, “The Rescuers Down Under” and “Cool Runnings”. He also produced and co-wrote the film “Only the Lonely”.

Candy was known for his ability to play lovable, bumbling characters and his quick wit. He was a beloved figure in the entertainment industry and his death was a great loss to fans all over the world. Despite his untimely passing, his legacy continues to inspire new generations of comedians and actors.

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