Dan Aykroyd

Actor, Writer, Executive producer, Special appearance, Voice-over

Born: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Daniel Edward Aykroyd professionally known as Dan Aykroyd made his debut as an actor in the film Love at First Sight (1977). It was in 1984 he gained wider recognition as an actor with the film Ghostbusters. There was no turning back after that and Aykroyd at present is considered as a very bankable star. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series for Saturday Night Live which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Aykroyds career so far are The Blues Brothers (1980), Ghostbusters (1984), Into the Night (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Masters of Menace (1990), My Girl 2 (1994), My Fellow Americans (1996), Pearl Harbor (2001), 50 First Dates (2004), and Tammy (2014) to name a few. Aykroyd son of Lorraine Hélène and Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He attended St. Pius X and St. Patricks high schools. He then joined in Carleton University and studied criminology and sociology but dropped out before completing his degree.

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