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John Candy height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)

Canadian Actor from Spaceballs and Cool Runnings.
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MrTBlack says on 14/Mar/15
He's not under 6'2". He looked at least 1/2" if not (and more likely) a full inch taller than Letterman.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 4/Oct/14
He's slouching in all of those and in the last picture he's with Jeffrey Jones (Minimum 6ft4, if not 6ft4 peak). Those aren't damaging at all. Proportionally his shoulders are above Hanks's and Aykroyd's.

No less than 188cm, sorry
Sam says on 1/Oct/14
The most damaging evidence to 6'2" or more is that he only looked a fraction taller than Tom Hanks, who probably was 6'0.25" at most. Click Here
Difficult for me to see him easily clearing out Aykroyd, looks similar height.
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Don't even see 2 inches over Martin here, more 1-1.5 inches although I'd admit Candy is dropping more height.
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Still near 2 inches under a somewhat hunched 6'4" Jeffrey Jones.
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I think going 6'1.5" is better than 6'2" at least.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 29/Sep/14
No way was Candy only 6ft1. He easily cleared out Aykroyd (legit 6ft1) in The Great Outdoors and I'm almost 100% he was taller than Bill Murray in Stripes. He was a few inches taller than Steve Martin In Planes, Trains & Automobiles
the shredder says on 31/May/14
Rob , he was no bigger than Pullman in spaceballs
SeanRt says on 14/Apr/14
2.5" taller than steve martin when stood straight in plains trains and automobiles
James B says on 19/Mar/14
Will you downgrade him rob?
[Editor Rob: maybe I need to look at his first few films again!]
James B says on 18/Mar/14
Rob I think 6ft1 is a more realistic shout for candy then 6ft2. 6ft3 is just absurd.

Here he is with 6ft1 Dan akroyd
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With 6ft Tom hanks
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Time for downgrade?
[Editor Rob: 6ft 1 is a mark he was described at, both 6ft 1 and 2, sometimes the 6ft 3, but it seemed a bit much.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 20/Jan/14
He was taller than Aykroyd in The Great Outdoors by a good 1in.
I wouldn't rule out 189cm for Candy. Looked like a 6ft2-6ft3
avi says on 17/Jan/14

He was always a 6'1 guy right? I heard stories that we wasn't shorter in person.
[Editor Rob: Candy has been called 6ft 1 in early 80's but then latter career he was being called 6ft 3. I think you can rule 6ft 3 out, 6ft 1 or 2? What was he like in The Great Outdoors with Dan Aykroyd? ]
Lenad is sexy says on 29/Dec/13
QvO says on 16/Dec/13
I gotta put my 2 cents in here, wayyyyyyy back in 1988 when I was 17 years old I worked room service at the Santa Maria Inn, John Candy was staying there because he was playing in a charity golf tournament in Nipomo, I took a room service order to him and met him and his brother. He was HUGE, I was (am) a very broad shouldered 6'2 and he absolutely dwarfed me, I would have to put him at 6'4 maybe even 6'5. He seemed like a helluva nice guy, made it a point to shake my hand and introduce the other man with him as his brother.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 8/Oct/13
Listed 6ft2-3 in most places. Looked in that range throughout the 80s-90s. His weight might've added to the illusion of less height?

"John Candy height: 6ft 2.25in (189cm)"
Conti says on 24/Feb/13
Tom hanks isnt 6'2 or 6'3.He's now at least 5'11 now days,I would say he was the same height as tom hanks.
James says on 5/Feb/13
rob is it worth taking another look at john candys height?
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he does not look 6'2 compared too letterman at all
[Editor Rob: a guy of his size maybe got poorer posture even in his 30's]
Jamesy says on 1/Feb/13
Mike Starr might be 191cm though
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 20/Dec/12
Bit shorter than 192cm Mike Starr in Uncle Buck.
Somewhere between 6ft2-6ft3
James says on 15/Oct/12
Looked same height as 6'3 listed mike starr

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