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Candy Candido (1913–1999)

Candy Candido was born on December 25, 1913 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Jonathan Joseph Candido. He was an actor, known for Peter Pan (1953), The Great Mouse Detective (1986) and The Phantom Tollbooth (1970). He was married to Anita Gordon. He died on May 19, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Peter Pan
Peter Pan Indian Chief
The Phantom Tollbooth
Herbie Rides Again


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 1990 The Wizard of Oz (TV Series)
Apple Tree (voice)
 1982 Hey Good Lookin'
Sal (voice)
 1981 The Fox and the Hound
Bear (growling) (voice, uncredited)
 1979 Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (TV Movie)
The Snow Dragon (voice, uncredited)
 1977 The Rescuers
Brutus / Nero (voice, uncredited)
 1973 Robin Hood
Captain of the Guards (voice, uncredited)
 1973 Heavy Traffic
The Mafia Messenger (voice)
 1970 The Phantom Tollbooth
Awful DYNN (voice)
 1967 The Jungle Book
Shere Khan's Roar (voice, uncredited)
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
- Cold Turkey (1961)
 1960 Nature's Better Built Homes (TV Movie) (voice)
 1959 Sleeping Beauty
Maleficent's Goon (voice, uncredited)
 1958 King Creole
King Creole Doorman (uncredited)
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
- A Strange Adventure (1958) ... Leonardo
 1955 Botsford's Beanery (TV Movie)
Joe the Barber
 1953 Peter Pan
Indian Chief (voice)
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Animation Voice Actor
- Episode #3.22 (1953) ... Guest Animation Voice Actor
 1952 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
 1952 Lambert the Sheepish Lion (Short)
Lambert (roaring) / Wolf (uncredited)
 1950 Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion
Skeleton (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Riding High
Musician (uncredited)
 1950 The Great Rupert
Molineri - Florist
 1948 Smart Politics
Alvin, Peabody's Nephew
 1947 Fun & Fancy Free
Lumpjaw The Bully Grizzly Bear (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Sarge Goes to College
Bass and Vocals, The Jam Session
 1946 Peter and the Wolf (Short)
The Wolf (voice, uncredited)
 1943 Campus Rhythm
 1942 Rhythm Parade
 1942 Chasing the Blues (Short)
 1942 Heart of the Rio Grande
Basso dubbing for Frog and Tadpole (uncredited)
 1941 Skyline Serenade (Short)
Band Member
 1939 A Haunting We Will Go (Short)
Papa Ghost (voice, uncredited)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz
Angry Apple Tree (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Only Angels Have Wings
Bass Player (uncredited)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
 1937 Something to Sing About
Candy (bassist in the band)
 1937 Mama Steps Out
Bosco (uncredited)
 1935 Broadway Gondolier
Candy (uncredited)
 1935 Roberta
Candy - Trick-voiced Wabash Indianian (uncredited)
 1934 Sadie McKee
Candy of 'Coco and Candy' - Bass Player
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Alternate Names:

Johnny 'Candy' Candido | Johnny Candido

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Candy Candido had a trick voice that he was able change from soprano, alto, tenor, and he even had a bass that was a few keys lower than the lowest keys on the piano. See more »

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