Too bad John Candy isn’t around to play this guy in the insurrection movie.
In a sad coincidence, it’s both Catherine O’Hara’s birthday AND the anniversary of John Candy’s passing. Here’s their scene together in “Home Alone” (1990) — shot in one day, with Candy’s lines almost completely improvised. #RIP (via @right_movies )
Can't believe it's been 27 years since we lost John Candy. He would be 70.* (*Corrected from earlier tweet.)
RIP John Candy. Gone 27 years today. He filmed his role as Gus Polinski of the Kenosha Kickers polka band in “Home Alone” in 24 hours, making up many of his lines on the spot. As a favor to director John Hughes, he accepted union rate ($414 per airing) for the role.
Toronto proclaims ‘John Candy Day’ in honour of the late comedian’s 70th birthday
Every teacher in Canada should show a John Candy movie tomorrow. Kids need to laugh more in school. They have so much stress on them these days. A John Candy film would be perfect.
George W. Bush appeared to pass Michelle Obama a mint or candy as he took his seat at his father's funeral – just like he did at Sen. John McCain's funeral this summer
John Candy was my favorite actor growing up and was one of the people that made me think that maybe I could be in movies.