Dan Aykroyd

Comedian, TV Writer

1952 –

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Who is Dan Aykroyd?

Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM is a Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter and singer. He was an original cast member of Saturday Night Live, an originator of The Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters, and has had a long career as a film actor and screenwriter.

In 1990, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Driving Miss Daisy.

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Born
Jul 1, 1952
Ottawa
Also known as
  • Elwood Blues
  • Danny Aykroyd
  • Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd
  • Danny
  • Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM
  • Elwood J. Blues
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Roman Catholic
  • Spiritualism
Ethnicity
  • Canadian-American
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Carleton University
    Criminology
    (1969 - )
  • Sociology
  • Lisgar Collegiate Institute
Employment
  • Co-owner, House of Blues
Lived in
  • Sydenham, Frontenac County, Ontario

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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