Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Another 3 wins & 12 nominations.
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Saturday Night Live
(TV Series) (4 episodes, 1976) (writer - 56 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (written by - 3 episodes, 1976 - 1979)
Appeared as numerous characters in TNT cable station's "Monster Vision" promos
4 Portrayals |
12 Interviews |
6 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
12 Magazine Cover Photos |
Danny Aykroyd | Elwood
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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was the first to make it huge - people would recognize him in the street: 'Hey Chubby Chase, look at Chubby Chase'. Everybody knew who he was. He was the first to start on a movie career and maybe [John Belushi
] was a little jealous. But I liked Chevy and was sorry to see him leave Saturday Night Live
(1975)]. He's one of the master physical comedians. I think you can place Buster
Is a huge fan of the television series Dragnet
(1951) and the series' star Jack Webb
. So much so, that many of his characters are able to rapidly spit out technical information just as Webb did reciting laws and regulations as Sgt. Joe Friday. Some examples of this are: 1. In The Blues Brothers
(1980) when Elwood Blues describes the specifications of the Bluesmobile. 2. In Ghostbusters