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John Candy

Actor

Born on October 31, 1950.
Died at the age of 43 on March 4, 1994.
Cause of Death: Heart attack.

John Candy
He has been dead for 30 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 73 years old.

People who died in 1994.
Famous people who died from a heart attack.

Which generation did John Candy belong to?

John Candy was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was he known for?

He was a Canadian actor who starred in popular movies such as Cool Runnings (1993), Uncle Buck (1989) and The Great Outdoors (1988). Candy also played a minor role in the film Home Alone (1990).

Which star sign was John Candy?

He had the star sign Scorpio.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 11.

How tall was he?

John Candy was around 6 ft 2 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 188 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 2 inches.

Related: Famous actors who are tall.

How old would John Candy be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 73 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

How many years ago did he die?

He died 30 years, 2 months, and 24 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Tuesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Friday.

How long ago did John Candy die?

He died in March 1994, which was over 30 years ago. Three decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, and started a family by now.
  • Since John Candy's death in 1994, roughly seven FIFA World Cups and eight US presidential elections have taken place.
  • He died before the first PlayStation video game console was released.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had seven new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 1994, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Beyonce, the Backstreet Boys, the Spice Girls, Tiger Woods, and J. K. Rowling.
  • He died just before the Internet became popular.
  • Because his death occurred in March 1994, it means that he never got to see popular movies such as Toy Story and The Lion King.

Other people who died around March 4, 1994

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as John Candy.

Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar

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Frank Zappa

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Charizma

Charizma

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Star Sign: Cancer

Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas

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Died on Jan 22, 1994, at the age of 72.
Star Sign: Aquarius

Bill Hicks

Bill Hicks

Stand-up comedian Deceased
Died on Feb 26, 1994, at the age of 32.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Singer Deceased
Died on Apr 5, 1994, at the age of 27.
Star Sign: Pisces

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

US President Deceased
Died on Apr 22, 1994, at the age of 81.
Star Sign: Capricorn

Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna

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Star Sign: Aries

John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy

Serial killer Deceased
Died on May 10, 1994, at the age of 52.
Star Sign: Pisces

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

First Lady of the United States Deceased
Died on May 19, 1994, at the age of 64.
Star Sign: Leo

Nicole Brown Simpson

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Died on Jun 12, 1994, at the age of 35.
Star Sign: Taurus

Andrés Escobar

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Star Sign: Pisces

People who are the same height as John Candy

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans

Actor
Born on September 4, 1960
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Stephen Paddock

Stephen Paddock

Mass murderer Deceased
Born on April 9, 1953
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Terry Crews

Terry Crews

American actor
Born on July 30, 1968
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase

Actor
Born on October 8, 1943
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee

Drummer
Born on October 3, 1962
Height: 1.89m / 6 ft 2 inches

Jürgen Klopp

Jürgen Klopp

German football manager
Born on June 16, 1967
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard

Soccer player
Born on May 30, 1980
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Paul Dano

Paul Dano

Actor
Born on June 19, 1984
Height: 1.84m / 6 foot

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams

Singer
Born on February 13, 1974
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

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