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Dan Aykroyd

Writer | Actor | Producer
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Ghostbusters (1984) | The Blues Brothers (1980) | Ghostbusters II (1989)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations More »
Danny Aykroyd | The Blues Brothers | Elwood
Jul 1, 1952 (age 64)
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Projects in Development (5 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (93 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for GhostbustersGhostbusters Cabbie, Executive Producer, Writer (Based On The 1984 Film "Ghostbusters" Written By)  Less 2016 $144MM $128MM
  • Primary photo for PixelsPixels 1982 Championship MC  Less 2015 $88MM $79MM
  • Primary photo for Get on UpGet on Up Ben Bart  Less 2014 $30MM $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 $95MM $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 The Ghostbusters of New Hampshire: Spilled MilkThe Ghostbusters of New Hampshire: Spilled Milk (Short) Writer (Based On Characters Created By)  Less 2010 $250
  • 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. Cyril 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 ("How Deep Is The Ocean")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for CrossroadsCrossroads Pete  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 $33MM $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 $105MM $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 $25MM $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 $35MM $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 $15MM $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 Michael Jackson: Liberian GirlMichael Jackson: Liberian Girl (Video) Dan Akroyd (uncredited)  Less 1989
  • 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 $19MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for DragnetDragnet Friday, Performer ("City of Crime"), Writer ("City of Crime"), Writer  Less 1987 $20MM $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 $30MM $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 Ray Parker Jr.: GhostbustersRay Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters (Video) Dr. Raymond Stantz (uncredited)  Less 1984
  • 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 (33 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • 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) Georg Festrunk / Himself / John Boehner / Sanjaya Fan / Sen. Bob Dole / Various / Elwood Blues / Leonard Pinth-Garnel / Dr. Keith Vesterl / Yortuk Festrunk / Richard Nixon / Arthur / George / Ray / Announcer / Brent Mydland / Spokeperson / Floyd Hunger / Mr. Spunk / Spokesperson / Jimmy Carter / Narrator / Tom Synder / David Doyle / Leonard Pith-Garnell / Beldar Conehead / Rod Serling / George Burns / Alfred Hitchcock / Bob Widette / Artie / Bruno Wald / Lane Brether / Jimmy Joe Redsky / Reeve / Bob Crawford / Richie Roberts / Henry / Jason / Weekend Update Anchor / Jimmy Joe Red Sky / Tom Snyder / Scumbo / Ricardo Montalban / Leonard Pinth-Garnell / Eliot Ness / Mel / Vincent Price / 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 / Boyd Norman / Charles Foster Kane / The Dead String Quartet / Mr. Henderson / Killer Bee / Dr. Pierre Lechev / Mike Mendoza / Old Dad / White Father / Sheriff Brady / Frank Telinka / Husband / Bookkeeper / Brody / Dennis X / Bee / Kenny Vorstrather (97 episodes, 1975–2013), Writer (59 episodes, 1976–1979), Writer (4 episodes, 1976), Performer ("Rickey Rat") (1 episode, 1977), Performer ("The Love Bank") (1 episode, 1977), Performer ("Winter Wonterland") (1 episode, 1975), Performer ("High Hopes") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("Lookin' For a Fox") (1 episode, 1998), Performer ("King Bee") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("Time Won't Let Me") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Texaco Star Theater", "Bend over, Chuck Berry") (1 episode, 1979), Himself - Host (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("What'd I Say") (1 episode, 1977), Performer ("Let's kill Gary Gilmore for Christmas") (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("Brother, Can You Spare A Dime") (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1975–2013 98
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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 Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Dan Aykroyd (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for According to JimAccording to Jim (TV Series) Danny Michalski (5 episodes, 2002–2009), Performer ("Cadillac Man") (1 episode, 2002), Performer ("Three Hundred Pounds of Joy") (1 episode, 2004)  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 Special) 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 Blues Brothers Animated SeriesThe Blues Brothers Animated Series (TV Series) Writer (Characters)  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 Heritage MinutesHeritage Minutes (TV Series) Crawford Gordon (1 episode)  Less 1991–  1
  • 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 We Are The World: The Story Behind The SongWe Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie) Himself, Soundtrack ("We Are The World") (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for MTV 1st Annual Video Music AwardsMTV 1st Annual Video Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, Creative Consultant  Less 1984
  • 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 Special) 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 The Rutles: All You Need Is CashThe Rutles: All 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 Coming Up RosieComing Up Rosie (TV Series) Purvis Bickle (1975-76)  Less 1975– 
  • Primary photo for The Gift of WinterThe Gift of Winter (TV Short) Goodly / Rotten / Maple (voice)  Less 1974
Self (144 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (55 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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