John Candy’s Son Remembers His Late Father: ‘There Was Only One John Candy And He Was It’

Today kicks off ET Canada’s Celebrity Kids Week. First up is Chris Candy, the son of Canadian acting legend John.

It’s been 20 years since comedian John Candy passed away, his work lives on through his movies, his talent and his looks live on through his son, Chris. “People say I look like him all the time and I would hope so,”; he jokes. “You know, he’s my father.”;

Chris has nothing but good things to say about his late father: “He was just an amazing actor. There was only one John Candy and he was it.”; This is true, there was only one John Candy, but his son is following in his father’s footsteps and keeping the Candy name alive in the movie industry, “with him being gone 20 years now, you feel like he’s within you a little bit.”; Referring to it as an “interesting experience.”;

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Chris stars in “Bar America”;, a new comedy about two best friends who have an Internet show and get greedy. The actor obviously shares the same comedic talents as his dad, telling us “it was an improv film. So all of the takes were based on these structured little beats that we had to hit and we had a lot of fun doing it.”;

See the full interview with Chris tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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