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Dan Aykroyd

Writer | Actor | Producer
KNOWN FOR 
Ghostbusters (1984) | The Blues Brothers (1980) | Ghostbusters II (1989)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations More »
AKA 
Danny Aykroyd | Elwood
NICKNAME  
Danny
BORN 
Jul 1, 1952 (age 62)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Projects in Development (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (88 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Get on UpGet on Up Ben Bart  Less 2014 $31MM
  • Primary photo for TammyTammy Don  Less 2014 $20MM $85MM
  • Primary photo for Legends of Oz: Dorothy's ReturnLegends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Scarecrow (voice)  Less 2013 $70MM $8.5MM
  • Primary photo for The Game ChangerThe Game Changer (Short) Detective Spencer  Less 2013 CAD 50K
  • Primary photo for The CampaignThe Campaign Wade Motch  Less 2012 $87MM
  • Primary photo for Silver CaseSilver Case Special Thanks  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Ron Sparks Celebrity Roast of Colin MochrieRon Sparks Celebrity Roast of Colin Mochrie (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Real GhostbustersThe Real Ghostbusters (Short) Writer (Creator)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Yogi BearYogi Bear Yogi Bear (voice)  Less 2010 $80MM $100MM
  • Primary photo for First DogFirst Dog Special Thanks  Less 2010 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Presidential ReunionPresidential Reunion (Video) Jimmy Carter  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Stealing TimeStealing Time Performer ("(Walkin' in a) Winter Wonderland")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for War, Inc.War, Inc. Mr. Vice President  Less 2008 $10MM $579K
  • Primary photo for I Now Pronounce You Chuck & LarryI Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Captain Tucker  Less 2007 $85MM $120MM
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan AykroydSaturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) Various Characters (archive footage), Performer ("I Don't Know", "The A.B.C.") (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Transposing the MusicTransposing the Music (Video) Himself / Elwood Blues, Special Thanks  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for WhitecoatsWhitecoats Dr. Cyrill Kipp  Less 2004 CAD 4.5MM
  • Primary photo for Christmas with the KranksChristmas with the Kranks Vic Frohmeyer  Less 2004 $60MM $74MM
  • Primary photo for Talkin' Pidgin: Hawaiian SlangTalkin' Pidgin: Hawaiian Slang (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 50 First Dates50 First Dates Dr. Keats  Less 2004 $75MM $121MM
  • Primary photo for Employee of the MonthEmployee of the Month Special Thanks (for paving the way)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Bright Young ThingsBright Young Things Lord Monomark  Less 2003 $932K
  • Primary photo for Shortcut to HappinessShortcut to Happiness Julius Jensen  Less 2003 $25MM
  • Primary photo for Unconditional LoveUnconditional Love Max Beasley, Soundtrack  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for CrossroadsCrossroads Pete Wagner  Less 2002 $12MM $37MM
  • Primary photo for On the NoseOn the Nose Dr. Barry Davis  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Curse of the Jade ScorpionThe Curse of the Jade Scorpion Chris Magruder  Less 2001 $26MM $7.5MM
  • Primary photo for EvolutionEvolution Governor Lewis  Less 2001 $80MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Pearl HarborPearl Harbor Capt. Thurman  Less 2001 $140MM $199MM
  • Primary photo for StardomStardom Barry Levine  Less 2000 $11K
  • Primary photo for The House of MirthThe House of Mirth Augustus 'Gus' Trenor  Less 2000 $10MM $3MM
  • Primary photo for LoserLoser Dad  Less 2000 $20MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for The Life and Times of Kirk DouglasThe Life and Times of Kirk Douglas (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for DiamondsDiamonds Lance Agensky  Less 1999 $82K
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live ChristmasSaturday Night Live Christmas (Video) Himself / Irvin Mainway (archive footage), Performer ("Winter Wonderland") (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Susan's PlanSusan's Plan Bob  Less 1998 $3MM
  • Primary photo for AntzAntz Chip (voice)  Less 1998 $60MM $91MM
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Blues Brothers 2000'The Making of 'Blues Brothers 2000' (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Blues Brothers 2000Blues Brothers 2000 Elwood Blues, Executive Soundtrack Producer, Producer, Performer ("Cheaper To Keep Her", "Lookin' For A Fox", "Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend)", "Funky Nassau", "Turn On Your Love Light", "Please, Please, Please"), Writer (Film The Blues Brothers), Writer  Less 1998 $28MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for Grosse Pointe BlankGrosse Pointe Blank Grocer  Less 1997 $15MM $28MM
  • Primary photo for My Fellow AmericansMy Fellow Americans President William Haney  Less 1996 $22MM $22MM
  • Primary photo for Feeling MinnesotaFeeling Minnesota Det. Ben Costikyan  Less 1996 $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for Celtic PrideCeltic Pride Jimmy Flaherty  Less 1996 $9.3MM
  • Primary photo for Getting Away with MurderGetting Away with Murder Jack Lambert  Less 1996 $197K
  • Primary photo for Sgt. BilkoSgt. Bilko Col. John T. Hall  Less 1996 $39MM $30MM
  • Primary photo for RainbowRainbow Sheriff Wyatt Hampton  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Canadian BaconCanadian Bacon OPP Officer (uncredited)  Less 1995 $11MM $178K
  • Primary photo for CasperCasper Dr. Raymond Stantz (uncredited)  Less 1995 $50MM $100MM
  • Primary photo for Tommy BoyTommy Boy Zalinsky  Less 1995 $33MM
  • Primary photo for The Random FactorThe Random Factor Dexter (voice)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Exit to EdenExit to Eden Fred  Less 1994 $6.8MM
  • Primary photo for The Best of the Blues BrothersThe Best of the Blues Brothers (Video) Elwood Blues / Himself, Writer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for NorthNorth Pa Tex  Less 1994 $40MM $7.1MM
  • Primary photo for My Girl 2My Girl 2 Harry Sultenfuss  Less 1994 $17MM
  • Primary photo for ConeheadsConeheads Beldar Conehead / Donald R. DeCicco, Writer  Less 1993 $21MM
  • Primary photo for ChaplinChaplin Mack Sennett  Less 1992 $31MM $9.5MM
  • Primary photo for SneakersSneakers Darren 'Mother' Roskow  Less 1992 $51MM
  • Primary photo for This Is My LifeThis Is My Life Arnold Moss  Less 1992 $2.9MM
  • Primary photo for My GirlMy Girl Harry Sultenfuss  Less 1991 $16MM $60MM
  • Primary photo for Nothing But TroubleNothing But Trouble Judge Alvin 'J.P' Valkenheiser / Bobo, Director, Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1991 $40MM $8.5MM
  • Primary photo for Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm SchoolMarilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School (Short) Angel  Less 1990 $34K $334K
  • Primary photo for Masters of MenaceMasters of Menace Johnny Lewis  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Loose CannonsLoose Cannons Ellis Fielding, Performer ("Loose Cannons", "I'm Popeye the Sailor Man", "Proud Mary", "The Theme from The Love Boat")  Less 1990 $5.6MM
  • Primary photo for Driving Miss DaisyDriving Miss Daisy Boolie Werthan  Less 1989 $7.5MM $107MM
  • Primary photo for Ghostbusters IIGhostbusters II Dr. Raymond Stantz, Writer (Characters), Writer  Less 1989 $37MM $112MM
  • Primary photo for My Stepmother Is an AlienMy Stepmother Is an Alien Steven Mills, Performer ("Hot Wives")  Less 1988 $20MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for Caddyshack IICaddyshack II Capt. Tom Everett  Less 1988 $20MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for The Great OutdoorsThe Great Outdoors Roman Craig  Less 1988 $24MM $41MM
  • Primary photo for She's Having a BabyShe's Having a Baby Roman from 'The Great Outdoors' (uncredited)  Less 1988 $16MM
  • Primary photo for The Couch TripThe Couch Trip John W. Burns, Jr.  Less 1988 $11MM
  • Primary photo for DragnetDragnet Sgt. Joe Friday, Performer ("City of Crime"), Writer ("City of Crime"), Writer  Less 1987 $57MM
  • Primary photo for The Best of Dan AykroydThe Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) Himself / Highlighted Characters (archive footage), Supervising Producer, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for One More Saturday NightOne More Saturday Night Executive Producer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Best of John BelushiThe Best of John Belushi (Video) Himself / Elwood Blues / Various Characters (archive footage), Writer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Spies Like UsSpies Like Us Austin Millbarge, Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story)  Less 1985 $22MM $60MM
  • Primary photo for Into the NightInto the Night Herb  Less 1985 $6.7MM
  • Primary photo for B.B. King: Into the NightB.B. King: Into the Night (Video) The trombonist (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Nothing Lasts ForeverNothing Lasts Forever Buck Heller  Less 1984 $3MM
  • Primary photo for GhostbustersGhostbusters Dr. Raymond Stantz, Writer  Less 1984 $32MM $229MM
  • Primary photo for Indiana Jones and the Temple of DoomIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Weber  Less 1984 $28MM $180MM
  • Primary photo for Twilight Zone: The MovieTwilight Zone: The Movie Passenger / Ambulance Driver (Prologue / Segment #4)  Less 1983 $10MM $30MM
  • Primary photo for Trading PlacesTrading Places Louis Winthorpe III  Less 1983 $90MM
  • Primary photo for Doctor DetroitDoctor Detroit Clifford Skridlow / Doctor Detroit, Performer ("Hold Him", "Working Girls", "Yo Skridlow")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for NeighborsNeighbors Vic  Less 1981 $8.5MM $29MM
  • Primary photo for The Blues BrothersThe Blues Brothers Elwood Blues (as Elwood), Performer ("SHE CAUGHT THE KATY" (uncredited), "I CAN'T TURN YOU LOOSE" (uncredited), "SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER" (uncredited), "GIMME SOME LOVIN'", "THEME FROM 'RAWHIDE'" (uncredited), "STAND BY YOUR MAN" (uncredited), "EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE" (uncredited), "SWEET HOME CHICAGO", "JAILHOUSE ROCK" (uncredited)), Writer  Less 1980 $27MM $54MM
  • Primary photo for 19411941 Sgt. Frank Tree  Less 1979 $35MM
  • Primary photo for Mr. Mike's Mondo VideoMr. Mike's Mondo Video Church of Jack Lord leader / Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Love at First SightLove at First Sight Roy  Less 1977 CAD 140K
Past Television (32 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Wicked BitesWicked Bites (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Mike and Mike in the MorningMike and Mike in the Morning (TV Series) Performer ("Shake a Tail Feather") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Behind the CandelabraBehind the Candelabra (TV Movie) Seymour Heller  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) John Boehner / Sanjaya Fan / Sen. Bob Dole / Various / Elwood Blues / Leonard Pinth-Garnel / Dr. Keith Vesterl / Yortuk Festrunk / Himself / Richard Nixon / Arthur / George / Ray / Announcer / Brent Mydland / Spokeperson / Floyd Hunger / David Doyle / Tom Synder / Leonard Pith-Garnell / Beldar Conehead / Rod Serling / George Burns / Alfred Hitchcock / Artie / Bruno Wald / Jimmy Carter / Reeve / Bob Crawford / Richie Roberts / Henry / Jason / Narrator / Weekend Update Anchor / Spokesperson / Scumbo / Ricardo Montalban / Leonard Pinth-Garnell / Jimmy Joe Red Sky / Eliot Ness / Mel / Vincent Price / Tom Snyder / Clarence / E. Buzz Miller / Randolph Hearst / Irwin Mainway / Murray Slaughter / Ian Smith / Joseph Franklin / DeForest Kelley / Dr. McCoy / Howard Hughes / David Eisenhower / Larry Rontz / Sigmund Freud / British Mercenary / Charles Foster Kane / String quartet member / Mr. Henderson / Husband / Bee / Mike Mendoza / Sheriff Brady / Frank Telinka / Husband / Bookkeeper / Brody / Dennis X / Kenny Vorstrather (96 episodes, 1975–2009), Writer (59 episodes, 1976–1979), Writer (4 episodes, 1976), Himself / Georg Festrunk / Himself - Host / Announcer / Kenny Slungard / Extra (3 episodes, 1976–2013), Performer ("Lookin' For a Fox") (1 episode, 1998), Performer ("Let's kill Gary Gilmore for Christmas") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("The Love Bank") (1 episode, 1977), Performer ("Texaco Star Theater", "Bend over, Chuck Berry") (1 episode, 1979), Performer ("I'm A King Bee") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("Rickey Rat") (1 episode, 1977), Performer ("Time Won't Let Me") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Brother, Can You Spare A Dime") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("High Hopes") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("What'd I Say") (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1975–2013 99
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  • Primary photo for Happily DivorcedHappily Divorced (TV Series) Harold (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Series) Judge Max Hunter (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for According to JimAccording to Jim (TV Series) Danny Michalski / Danny (5 episodes, 2002–2009), Performer ("Three Hundred Pounds of Joy") (1 episode, 2004), Performer ("Cadillac Man") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002–2009 5
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  • Primary photo for Living with FranLiving with Fran (TV Series) Judge (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of John BelushiSaturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (TV Movie) Himself / Various (archive footage) (uncredited), Performer ("Soul Man", "I'm a King Bee") (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Earth vs. the SpiderEarth vs. the Spider (TV Movie) Det. Insp. Jack Grillo  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Normal, OhioNormal, Ohio (TV Series) Frank Wozniak (1 episode)  Less 2000–2001 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve MartinSaturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (TV Special) Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Soul ManSoul Man (TV Series) Rev. Mike Weber (25 episodes, 1997–1998), Executive Producer (22 episodes, 1997–1998), Supervising Producer (4 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998 25
    • Little Black Dress (May 26, 1998) Rev. Mike Weber, Executive Producer  Less
    • Play Ball (May 19, 1998) Rev. Mike Weber, Executive Producer  Less
    • Who Killed St. Shepherd? (May 12, 1998) Rev. Mike Weber, Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Extreme GhostbustersExtreme Ghostbusters (TV Series) Writer (Characters) (40 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 40
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  • Primary photo for Home ImprovementHome Improvement (TV Series) Rev. Mike Webber (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for The ArrowThe Arrow (TV Movie) Crawford Gordon, Creative Consultant  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The NannyThe Nanny (TV Series) Repair Man (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The Real Ghost BustersThe Real Ghost Busters (TV Series) Writer (Characters) (140 episodes, 1986–1991), Studioboss (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986–1991 140
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  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Captain Milligan (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • Yellow (Aug 28, 1991) Captain Milligan  Less
  • Primary photo for Seriously... Phil CollinsSeriously... Phil Collins (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for It's Garry Shandling's Show.It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) Boolie Shandling (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Mars: Base OneMars: Base One (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The ConeheadsThe Coneheads (TV Short) Beldar (voice), Creative Consultant  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Steve Martin's Best Show EverSteve Martin's Best Show Ever (TV Movie) Yortuk Festrunk / Irwin Mainway / Alexander Haig / Dr. Frederick Treves, Writer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Grateful Dead: The Closing of WinterlandGrateful Dead: The Closing of Winterland (TV Movie) Elwood Blues / Himself - Midnight Countdown  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Things We Did Last SummerThings We Did Last Summer (TV Movie) Elwood Blues  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for All You Need Is CashAll You Need Is Cash (TV Movie) Brian Thigh, Ex-Record producer who turned down the Rutles  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Beach Boys: It's OKThe Beach Boys: It's OK (TV Movie) Cop #1, Writer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Gift of WinterThe Gift of Winter (TV Short) Goodly, Rotten, Maple (voice)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Heritage MinuteHeritage Minute (TV Series) Crawford Gordon (1 episode)  Less 1998–  1
  • Primary photo for The Blues Brothers Animated SeriesThe Blues Brothers Animated Series (TV Series) Writer (Characters)  Less 1997– 
  • Primary photo for Coming Up RosieComing Up Rosie (TV Series) Purvis Bickle (1975-76)  Less 1975– 
Self (129 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (46 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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