It has now been 25 years since the wonderful John Candy
passed away, and the legendary actor is still very badly missed. Among the late comedian's many fans include Ryan Reynolds
, a fellow Canadian actor who took to Twitter
on Sunday to remember Candy. Posting a video clip featuring some of Candy's greatest movie roles, "It's the 25th anniversary of John Candy's passing. We cooked up a small tribute to a comedic genius and Canadian hero," Reynolds says in the tweet, thanking Candy's son Chris and daughter Jen. He adds, "If you haven't seen much of his work, take a look at his films. He was a treasure." Any one of us that was around when Candy was making movies would certainly have to agree.
Born in 1950, John Candy first began performing on-screen in the '70s. He would take on bit parts in various movie and TV roles, including a