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

Canadian Actor from Spaceballs and Cool Runnings.

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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
@Rob

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
6'2ish
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
mcfan says on 6/Aug/12
Chevy Chase was 6'4 at his peak. Keep in mind Chevy always wore small heeled shoes. Candy was 6'2. Aykroyd and Murray were 6'1. Chevy was 6'4 in NP's Vacation but the reason he looked half-inch shorter than Randy Quaid is that Randy was actually 6'4.5.

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