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.
Aykroyd and John Belushi
were scheduled to present the first annual Best Visual Effects Oscar at the 1982 Academy Awards, but Belushi died weeks before the ceremony. Aykroyd presented the award alone, and stated from the podium: "My partner would have loved to have been here tonight to present this award, since he was a bit of a Visual Effect himself."
Often plays the straight man of a comedy duo
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