Dan Aykroyd attended Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada (1969), where he majored in Criminology and Sociology. He dropped out to work with Second City Stage Troupe in Toronto and started his acting career at Carleton University with Sock'n'Buskin, the campus theater/drama club. Married to Donna Dixon...See full bio »
(writer: "City of Crime" / performer: "City of Crime")
(performer: "Hold Him", "Working Girls", "Yo Skridlow")
1980The Blues Brothers
(performer: "SHE CAUGHT THE KATY" - uncredited, "I CAN'T TURN YOU LOOSE" - uncredited, "SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER" - uncredited, "GIMME SOME LOVIN'", "THEME FROM 'RAWHIDE'" - uncredited, "STAND BY YOUR MAN" - uncredited, "SWEET HOME CHICAGO", "JAILHOUSE ROCK" - uncredited)
My attitude has always been, "Hey, wouldn't it be funny if -." If this makes me laugh, maybe somebody else will laugh at it, too. That's really where I've always come from. My whole thing is to entertain, make people laugh and to forget about the real world for awhile. It's not always easy doing that...
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He has such a fascination with both police officers and criminals, one of the writers from the original
Saturday Night Live said his ultimate fantasy was to commit a crime, then arrest himself for it.
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