How old was John Candy in the movie National Lampoon's Vacation?

John Candy was 31 in National Lampoon's Vacation when he played the character 'Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld'.

That was over 40 years ago in 1983.

In 1994 he died aged just 43, starring in 63 films in his career, 48 of those after National Lampoon's Vacation was first released. If he were alive today he would be 73.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In National Lampoon's Vacation, I think John Candy looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Harold Ramis has worked with John Candy a total of 4 times in his career.
  • John Candy's first movie was as 'Paule' in Class of '44, released in 1973 when he was 21
  • National Lampoon's Vacation scores 7.1 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of National Lampoon's Vacation

John Candy's other movies