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The Candyman

Daniel Robitaille/Candyman was the son of slave; he was an artist and was employed by a landowner. His talent was painting in which he painted a portrait of the landowner’s daughter Caroline, whom he had fallen in love with.

He is the lover to Caroline Sullivan and the father of Isobel Sullivan. He is also the ancestor to Annie Tarrant and Caroline Mckeever . After his death Daniel returns back the earth by the name of Candyman, killing who ever says his name in the mirror with a bloody hook that replaced his hand.

In the film, he is portrayed by Tony Todd

Early Life

Born in the late 1800's in New Orleans, Daniel Robitaille was the son of a slave, who possessed a talent; he was able to paint and produce portraits. His father was famous for creating a machine that was able to mass produce shoes after the civil war in America; this allowed Daniel to attend good schools in which the white people had attended.

Daniel grew up in the society where he and his family were accepted. In his mid-20’s Daniel had been hired by a wealthy landowner to paint a portrait capturing his daughter’s virginal beauty, during this time of painting many portraits of the Caroline. The pair had fallen in love she then becomes pregnant with a girl (Named Isobel).

His Death (The Making of the Candyman)

After Caroline's father found out about her and Daniel's relationship, her father had ordered a few of the town's people to hunt Daniel down.
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Daniel Being Stung by Bees

 This is where he was to suffer his death; the town’s people cut of his right hand with a rusty saw and covered his body with honey from local bee hives; they then chanted the name “Candyman”. As the bees came to attack, the town's people fled.

Daniel before he dies

After a few hours they had returned to his body, however he was still alive. His love Caroline then runs into the crowd trying to stop any further harm to Daniel, but fails. Her father then takes a mirror and lets Daniel look at himself; Daniel then says the name “Candyman” and dies seconds after, Caroline takes the mirror and runs off she then sees Daniel's face in the mirror and keeps it as a prized possession of hers.

The Myth

Candyman by blackcoatl-d4lymrs

After having his name chanted by the town's people who murdered him as a human, he returns as a medium and has the power to harm and kill people. Many murders of time have been committed after individuals have called his name five times in the mirror.

The myth of Candyman says if his name is called five times in the mirror, he would then appear behind the person and murder them with a bloody hook which has replaced his hand that was cut off by Caroline's father.


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