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Dan Aykroyd


Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Lorraine Hélène (Gougeon), a secretary from a French-Canadian family, and Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer who advised prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Aykroyd attended Carleton University in 1969, where he majored in Criminology and Sociology, but he ... See full bio »
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 2016 Ghostbusters (characters) (post-production)
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (film The Blues Brothers) / (written by)
 1993 Coneheads (written by)
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (screenplay)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (characters) / (written by)
 1987 Dragnet (written by)
 1985 Spies Like Us (screenplay) / (story)
 1984 Ghostbusters (written by)
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Music video: Appearerd in Michael Jackson video "Liberian Girl" See more »

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4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 6 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Danny Aykroyd | Elwood

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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The entertainment business is not the be-all and end-all for me. See more »

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He has owned or co-owned several bars and restaurants, including the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City and the House of Blues chain. See more »

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Deadpan comic delivery See more »

Nickname:

Danny

Star Sign:

Cancer

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