How old was John Candy in the movie Uncle Buck?

John Candy was 37 in Uncle Buck when he played the character 'Buck Russell'.

That was over 35 years ago in 1989.

In 1994 he died aged just 43, starring in 63 films in his career, 23 of those after Uncle Buck was first released. If he were alive today he would be 73.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Uncle Buck, I think John Candy looks:

Did you know?

  • Director John Hughes has worked with John Candy a total of 8 times in his career.
  • John Candy's first movie was as 'Paule' in Class of '44, released in 1973 when he was 21
  • Uncle Buck scores 6.78 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Uncle Buck

John Candy's other movies