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Dan Aykroyd

Dan Aykroyd
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Birth Date

July 1, 1952

Age

70 years old

Nationality

Canada - U.S.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown

Height

6 ft 0 in | 183 cm

Net Worth

$155 Million

Weight

109 kg | 241 lbs

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on July 1, 1952, is a Canadian actor, comedian and musician.

Young Dan Aykroyd first started performing as a comedian in Canadian nightclubs.

He was a member of Second City Stage Troupe in Toronto and Chicago (1973).

He got his television debut in the Canadian variety show The Hart and Lorne Terrific Hour (1970-1971).

He landed his first big break in Saturday Night Live (1975-1979) in various roles.

He made his big screen debut in Canadian romantic comedy film Love at First Sight (1977) in role as Roy.

Dan's breakthrough performance came as Elwood J. Blues in musical comedy movie The Blues Brothers (1976).

He released debut album with The Blues Brothers "Briefcase Full of Blues" in 1978.

Dan Aykroyd Height and Weight

How tall is Dan Aykroyd and what is his weight? Dan Aykroyd's height is 6' 0" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 183 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 241 іn pоunds or 109 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Dan Aykroyd Age

Dan Aykroyd is 70 years old.

Dan Aykroyd Net Worth

Dan Aykroyd net worth is around 155 million dollars.

Best Movies

He played Raymond "Ray" Stantz in supernatural comedy movies:

Ghostbusters (1984)

Ghostbusters II (1989)

Ghostbusters (2016) in role as Taxi Driver

Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Boolie Werthan in comedy drama film Driving Miss Daisy (1989).

He directed, wrote and starred as Judge Alvin "J.P" Valkenheiser Bobo in horror comedy movie Nothing But Trouble (1991).

Trading Places (1983) comedy as Louis Winthorpe III

My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988) comic science fiction as Steven Mills

Loose Cannons (1990) comedy as Detective Ellis Fielding

Coneheads (1993) science fiction comedy as Beldar Conehead

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) crime comedy as Grocer

Sneakers (1992) comedy caper as Darren "Mother" Roskow

Chaplin (1992) biographical comedy drama as Mack Sennett

Tommy Boy (1995) road comedy as Ray Zalinsky

Spies Like Us (1985) comedy as Austin Millbarge

The Great Outdoors (1988) comedy as Roman Craig

Dragnet (1987) buddy cop comedy as Sergeant Joe Friday

1941 (1979) comedy as Motor Sergeant Frank Tree

He voiced Yogi Bear in live-action animated comedy film Yogi Bear (2010).

He voiced Scarecrow in animated musical fantasy movie Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014).

Best TV Shows

He was a writer and cast member on late-night live variety series Saturday Night Live (1975–2013), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music.

He hosted Canadian science fiction drama television series Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000).

He played Crawford Gordon in CBC miniseries The Arrow (1997).

Soul Man (1997-1998) ABC sitcom as Rev. Mike Weber

He had recurring role as Danny Michalsky in ABC sitcomm According to Jim (2002–2004, 2009).

The Defenders (2011) CBS legal comedy drama series as Judge Max Hunter

He was nominated for the Canadian Screen Award for Best Guest Performance, Comedy for his role as Kate's Dad in Canadian sitcom Workin' Moms (2017-2019).

Facts

Attended St. Pius X and St. Patrick's high schools in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Studied criminology and sociology at Carleton University in Ottawa.

Has French Canadian, English, Scottish, Irish, French and Dutch ancestry.

Has brother, Peter.

He co-wrote the screenplay for films The Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters.

He is an avid blues fan.

He considers himself a Spiritualist.

He has played harmonica since he was 17 years old.

He founded with John Belushi blues and soul revivalist band "The Blues Brothers" in 1978.

He was close friend with John Belushi.

He was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2002.

He co-founded the House of Blues chain of music venues and the Crystal Head Vodka brand.

Big fan of The Beach Boys.

He received an honorary Doctor of Literature degree from Carleton University in 1994.

Received the Order of Canada in 1999.

Big fan of Paleontology and natural history.

Member of Canadian charity Artists Against Racism.

Lives in Sydenham, Ontario, Canada.

Relationships

Has been engaged to Carrie Fisher (1979-1981).

He was married to actress Donna Dixon (1983-2022), they have three daughters: Vera Sola, Belle Kingston and Stella Irene August.

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