Dan Aykroyd

Dan Aykroyd


7/1/1952, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Birth Name

Daniel Edward Aykroyd



Also Known As

Dan Ackroyd, Dan Ackroyd
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Dan Aykroyd was born in Ottawa, Ontario Canada in 1952, and he started his career as a comedian hitting the Canadian stand-up circuit in the early 70s. He became a writer at the Second City Comedy Brigade, which led to a writing position on the newly formed late-night…more


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    • Jane Curtin: Dan, times change and so does the nature of relationships. People are reluctant to get married these days and looking at divorce statistics, who can blame them. But the lack of a piece of paper does not neccessarily mean a lack of a total commitment. A woman is this modern-day relationship may well give up all her personal pursuits, as Michelle Marvin claims she did, to give her full support to her man's career. And Michelle Marvin is just asking that the courts recognize that reality. Dan, there's an old saying: "Behind every successful man there's a woman." A loving, giving, caring woman. But you wouldn't know about that, Dan, because there's no old saying about what's behind a miserable failure. [ gives a look of arrogance ]

      Dan Aykroyd: Jane, you ignorant slut! Bagged-out, dried-up, slunken meat like you...

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    Good comedian and a good actor too, I like him a lot. he has appear in some good films, like Caspr, Ghostbusters, and Pearl Harbor, Trading Places, he is a really good actor, and I think that his acting style. His way of being and acting is something very original.
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    Dan Aykroyd is one of the most classic comedic actors of the modern times. From getting his start on "Saturday Night Live" to making his mark in such movies as "Ghostbusters," "Caddyshack II" and "The Blues Brothers," Aykroyd always finds a way to make the audience laugh, be it with his great slap stick humor or sarcasm.