3 wins & 14 nominations.
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(based on the 1984 film "Ghostbusters" written by)
(Video Game) (characters: Peter Venkman, Raymond "Ray" Stantz, Egon Spengler & Winston Zeddemore - uncredited)
Saturday Night Live
(TV Series) (4 episodes, 1976) (writer - 56 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (written by - 3 episodes, 1976 - 1979)
Reprised his Mr. Conehead character for a series of State Farm commercials.
4 Portrayals |
13 Interviews |
7 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
13 Magazine Cover Photos |
Danny Aykroyd | The Blues Brothers | Elwood
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
'Ghostbusters 3' will never happen. Unless Bill Murray
agrees. Everyone else would love to do it--Columbia, [Harold Ramis
], myself, [Ivan Reitman
]. It's a five-way rights situation and Bill is locking up his piece of the rights because he feels that was work he just wants preserved and he doesn't want it diluted. As an artist I can respect that.
He met John Belushi
in a Chicago speakeasy that was a favorite night spot of his and put on a blues record to play in the background while he and Belushi discussed the possibility of Aykroyd joining Saturday Night Live
(1975). Not only did they hit it off and become good friends, Belushi became fascinated with the blues that was being played in the background because, to Aykroyd's surprise, the ...
Often plays the straight man of a comedy duo
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