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Dan Aykroyd


Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He attended Carleton University in 1969, where he majored in Criminology and Sociology, but he dropped out before completing his degree. He worked as a comedian in various Canadian nightclubs and managed an after-hours speakeasy, Club 505, in Toronto for several years. He ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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  Ghostbusters III (characters) (announced)
 2011 The Real Ghostbusters (Short)
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (film The Blues Brothers) / (written by)
 1993 Coneheads (written by)
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (screenplay)
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 1980 The Blues Brothers (written by)
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TV commercial: Charter Cable Communications See more »

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4 Portrayals | 11 Interviews | 6 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Danny Aykroyd | Elwood

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I have this kind of mild nice-guy exterior, but inside my heart is like a steel trap. I'm really quite robotic. See more »

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Is the only one of the four main Ghostbusters (1984) actors to play his role in anything other than the two "Ghostbusters" movies. He portrayed Dr. Raymond Stantz in a cameo in the film Casper (1995). See more »

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Deadpan comic delivery See more »

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Danny

Star Sign:

Cancer

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