John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian, known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. He was best known as a member of the Toronto branch of The Second City and its related Second City Television sketch comedy series. He was also well-known for starring in a variety of comedy films, such as Stripes, Summer Rental, Home Alone, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Who's Harry Crumb?, and Uncle Buck.

For Disney, he voiced Orville's brother Wilbur in the 1990 animated film The Rescuers Down Under, and played Irving Blitzer in Cool Runnings and Freddie Bauer in the 1984 Touchstone Pictures film Splash. He was also originally supposed to voice Redfeather in Pocahontas, but his role was later removed after his death, and after the animators decided to have the film's animal characters be mute.

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