John franklin candy october 31 1950 march 4 1994 was a canadian actor and comedian known mainly for his work in hollywood films. An eight year old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during christmas vacation.
His career has handed him some dry spells but candy always rebounded.
John candy home alone. Upon hearing about her dilemma gus offers her a ride which kate gladly accepts. Directed by chris columbus. Candy rose to fame as a member of the toronto branch of the second city and its related second city television series and through his appearances in such comedy films as stripes splash cool runnings summer rental home alone the great outdoors.
Joe pesci who played harry wasn t exactly a delight to work with while shooting home alone. Gus polinski the polka king of the midwest is a minor character from home alone in 1990. John candy in home alone.
Planes trains and automobiles. With macaulay culkin joe pesci daniel stern john heard. Gus first appears in the scranton airport when kate is trying to get a flight to chicago.
Born in newmarket ontario in the year 1950 candy was the son of evangeline. He was played by the late john candy. Home alone is a 1990 american christmas comedy film written and produced by john hughes and directed by chris columbus it stars macaulay culkin joe pesci daniel stern john heard and catherine o hara the film follows kevin culkin an eight year old boy who must defend his home from two burglars harry and marv pesci and stern after his family accidentally leaves him behind on their.
Candy was one of canada s greatest and funniest character actors. Enjoy the videos and music you love upload original content and share it all with friends family and the world on youtube. His well known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in uncle buck 1989 and planes trains and automobiles 1987.