John Candy's Daughter Jennifer Pays Tribute to the 'Uncle Buck' Actor & Comic 26 Years after His Death
More than two decades after his death, John Candy's daughter, Jennifer, paid a sweet tribute to him.
Although John Candy passed away 26 years ago, that did nothing to stop his daughter, Jennifer, from dedicating a sweet post to him.
Jennifer's post had also attracted the attention and responses from actors and comedians like Ben Stiller, Mark Hamill, and Laraine Newman.
"I miss you ... I love you! Capisce ?!#johncandy #johncandy26 (I wrote something long then deleted it , honestly this sums up how I feel right now xo)"
The post has since garnered several comments, with one user replying "I can't believe it's been 26 years! And yet, he still makes us laugh & feel good all these years later."
Another person told Jennifer that just thinking about her late father made him smile.
Just thinking of him makes me smile. How is it possible to grieve for and miss someone you've never met? #johnCandy26— Neil (@Mr_Strawbs) March 4, 2020
Yahoo Entertainment added that Jennifer's post had also attracted the attention and responses from actors and comedians like Ben Stiller, Mark Hamill, and original "Saturday Night Live" cast member, Laraine Newman.
While Mark had stated that John was one of the all-time greats.
He was one of the all-time greats & I'll never stop missing him.— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) March 5, 2020
he was a kind, decent, empathic guy and so loved.— Laraine Newman (@larainenewman) March 4, 2020
It’s the 25th anniversary of John Candy’s passing. We cooked up a small tribute to a comedic genius and Canadian hero. If you haven’t seen much of his work, take a look at his films. He was a treasure. Thanks to @chriscandy4u and @therealjencandy. 🇨🇦 pic.twitter.com/dHvuviKnBs— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 3, 2019
The video has been viewed nearly ten million times on Twitter, according to People featured. Through the post's caption, the "Deadpool" actor explained that he had;
"cooked up a small tribute to a comedic genius and Canadian hero."
Ryan also stated that John was a treasure whose work needed to be seen by those who hadn't seen much of it.
While he was alive, John featured in more than 45 movies, including classics like "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles," "Cool Runnings," "Summer Rental," "Splash," "Home Alone," and "The Great Outdoors."
The actor had died of a heart attack while he was shooting a film in Mexico in 1994. He was 43 years at the time.