How old was John Candy in the movie Splash?

John Candy was 32 in Splash when he played the character 'Freddie Bauer'.

That was over 40 years ago in 1984.

In 1994 he died aged just 43, starring in 63 films in his career, 46 of those after Splash was first released. If he were alive today he would be 73.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Splash, I think John Candy looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Ron Howard has worked with John Candy just once in his career.
  • John Candy's first movie was as 'Paule' in Class of '44, released in 1973 when he was 21
  • Splash scores 6.25 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Splash

John Candy's other movies