John Candy


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  • Birth Name: John Franklin Candy
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/31/1950, Scorpio
  • Date of Death: 03/04/1994
  • Profession: Actor
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Will Uncle Buck Be the Next Series to Be Scrapped in Development?

ABC's Uncle Buck adaptation was only announced a few days ago, and it's already in danger of getting scrapped. The families of the late John Hughes, who directed the original 1989 film, and late star John Candy, who played the titular character, have both expressed disapproval with the television adaptation in a statement released to Deadline.

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Great, Now ABC Thinks It Can Remake Uncle Buck for TV

Honestly, is nothing sacred?

On the same day NBC shelved a potential follow-up series to the 1989 classic film Say AnythingVariety reports that ABC is attempting to make an Uncle Buck series happen.

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VIDEO: John Candy 10/22/83

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John Candy 10/22/83
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Aired: 10/22/1983

John Candy - October 22, 1983: Watch selected sketches from this 1983 episode hosted by John Candy. Sketches include 'Krevitz Ski Lodge' and 'Candace's Fantasy Shack'. watch


Once Upon A Crime
Masters Of Menace
Hostage For A Day

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Year Title Description
2012 John Candy TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
1999 8th Annual Young Comedians TV Show Series, Host
1995 Canadian Bacon Movie, Actor - Bud B. Boomer
1994 Wagons East! Movie, Actor - James Harlow
1994 Hostage For A Day Movie, Actor - Yuri Petrovich

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Commander in Chief Because apparently...

Commander in ChiefBecause apparently nothing ever goes smoothly for Mackenzie Allen, this week the ruler of the free world has to contend with a tell-all book filled to the brim with juicy, might-topple-the-Administration secrets. Uh-oh, kids, looks like we've got us a mole in the White House. (I guess it's hoping for too much to wish Tobias Fünke would attack a mini-replica of Washington dressed up in a big mole suit here, huh? That'll teach me to watch a TiVo'd Arrested Development right before I tune in to LadyPrez & Co. Seriously, though, I'll bet Bob Loblaw could help take care of this little snitch problem tout de suite.)  Meanwhile, Mac's choice for VP finally gets his day before Congress in a potentially disastrous confirmation hearing. All this verbal sparr read more


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