Profile picture of John Candy Official movie poster for Cool Runnings (1993)

How old was John Candy in Cool Runnings?

John Candy was 41 in Cool Runnings when he played the character 'Irving 'Irv' Blitzer'.

That was over 27 years ago in 1993.

In 1994 he died aged just 43, starring in 54 films in his career, 7 since Cool Runnings was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

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Did you know?

Cool Runnings scores 6.8 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

John Candy's first acting role was as 'Kopek' in It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, released in 1975 when he was 24.

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