John Candy

Birth Name:
John Franklin Candy
Birth Date:
October 31, 1950
Birth Place:
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Death Date:
March 4, 1994
Place of Death:
Room 120, Camino del Perque, Durango City, Durango, Mexico
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Cemetery Name:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
John Candy was one of the most fantastic comedic actors of his generation and perhaps Canada's greatest export to the U.S. His well-known roles as the big-hearted Buck Russell in Uncle Buck and his role as Del Griffith - shower curtain ring salesman in Planes, Trains & Automobiles will live forever as cinematic comic genius long after his passing.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Holy Cross Cemetery

5835 W Slauson Avenue

Culver City, California, 90230


North America


Grave Location:

Mausoleum, Room 7, Crypt B1

Grave Location Description

As you enter the mausoleum take an immediate right down the corridor (in the first corridor on your left is orchestra leader Spike Jones). Continue down and turn right into Room 7 and John Candy is two crypts above actor Fred McMurray and his lovely wife actress June Haver.

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33.993759, -118.383598

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