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  Dan Aykroyd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aykroyd was born with syndactyly (webbed toes) and heterochromia (the condition of having two differently-colored eyes).
Aykroyd gained fame on the American late-night comedy show Saturday Night Live, where he was a writer and cast member for its first four seasons, from 1975 to 1979.
Dan is in the process of getting a red wine under his name and has teamed up with winemaker Tom Green (Not the TV actor) and is also considering a beer and vodka label with the Coneheads name.
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 Dan Aykroyd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Leonard pinth-garnell was a recurring character played by dan aykroyd on the nbc late-night television show saturday night live....
The house of blues is a chain of restaurants founded in 1992 by dan aykroyd and his friend (and hard rock cafe founder) isaac tigrett in cambridge, massach...
Thumbright300pxthe blues brothers: dan aykroyd (left) and the late john belushithe blues brothers is the name of a rhythm and blues band fronted, incognito,...
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 Ghostbusters - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aykroyd's original inspiration for the story was based on his fascination with a covert scientific organization named, The Office of Scientific Investigation and Research (O.S.I.R.), who were under a different name at the time and their high-tech explorations into the paranormal.
Dan Aykroyd's original inspiration for Ghostbusters surrounds his discovery of a covert organization that conducted scientific investigations and research into paranormal and supernatural phenomena.
Aykroyd and Ramis' quandary over a third film was spoofed in an episode of The Critic, in which Jay Sherman was asked to write a script for a film called "Ghost-Chasers 3"; in the episode the film bombed.
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 Dan Aykroyd UNPLUGGED
In many of his films, Dan Aykroyd has held a comic approach to break the ice on many subjects of the paranormal: Ghosts, Aliens, Inter-dimensionality, telepathy, etc. But his personal views and education into the strange and paranormal world of UFOs, Government Conspiracy, Inter-Dimensionals, Extraterrestrials, Quantum Physics and Philosophy are very evolved and serious.
Aykroyd is a doctorate in literature, and one of the most well-studied orbiting minds in the solar system and Hollywood on a great number of world issues: ecology, war, national defense and politics.
Aykroyd is absolutely disclosing the UFO phenomenon as a reality so clear and present in the modern world, the question of US military intervention, protection of the world forces by Star Wars laser defense systems appear as just that: 'Star Wars' a reality coming to this planet very soon.
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 Biography for Dan Aykroyd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dan's acting career was well established in high school, he performed in Carnival in 1968 and Murder in the Cathedral in 1969 at St Pats.
Aykroyd met with John Belushi in a Chicago speak easy that was a favorite night spot of his and put on a blues record to play in the background while he and Belushi discussed Aykroyd's possibly joining "Saturday Night Live" (1975).
Aykroyd's familiarizing Belushi with blues music eventually led to them forming their popular "Blues Brothers"; act, with a little input from then SNL music director Howard Shore.
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 Dan Aykroyd News
Dan Aykroyd, Jennifer Coolidge and Jim Cuddy Among Presenters Announced For Canada's Walk of Fame, June 4 on CTV - Jann Arden, Robert Goulet and Paul Shaffer to perform - TORONTO, May 31 /CNW/ - Canada's Walk...
DAN AYKROYD has fond Philly memories, but none involves extraterrestrials, a topic that brings him at 7 tonight to the Borders bookstore in Wynnewood to sign copies of his new DVD, 'Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on...
Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi in the film.
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 Dan Aykroyd @ Filmbug
Aykroyd can be next seen in the upcoming Stephen Fry-directed adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's book Vile Bodies entitled Bright Young Things in which he plays Lord Monomark, a 1930's press baron, and in director Dave Thomas' comedy Whitecoats in which he plays Dr. Cyril Kipp, a hospital administrator.
Born in Ottawa, Ontario Canada, Aykroyd first performed on CBC network television in the summer of 1970 as a writer/actor for producer Lorne Michaels in the Great Canadian Humour Test TV Special.
Aykroyd recruited Jim Belushi to perform as Jake's blood brother Zee for a benefit concert underwriting Carleton University's Alumni fund in 1997.
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 Dan Aykroyd
It was as part of the show that Aykroyd gained notoriety for his dead-on impersonations of presidents Nixon and Carter.
Aykroyd's subsequent films in the 1980s ranged from the forgettable to the wildly successful, with all-out comedies like Ghostbusters (1984) and Dragnet (1987) falling into the latter category.
However, Aykroyd continued to maintain a screen profile, starring as Kirk Douglas' son in the family drama Diamonds (1999) and with roles in the big screen blockbuster Pearl Harbor (2001), Crossroads (2002) and 50 First Dates (2004).
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 Dan Aykroyd
As a young man, Dan Aykroyd was a postal worker.
After that, Aykroyd was an original Not Ready for Prime-Time Player on NBC's Saturday Night Live, alongside Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman, Jane Curtin, Gilda Radner, and Aykroyd's best friend from Second City, John Belushi.
After Belushi's 1982 death, Aykroyd has said it was difficult to laugh, impossible to do comedy, and unthinkable to sing.
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 Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd received an Academy Award® nomination for his performance as Best Supporting Actor in Driving Miss Daisy.
He was awarded an Emmy for his writing on the “Saturday Night Live” show starring Sissy Spacek and received a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist 1979 for the triple platinum selling “Briefcase Full Of Blues” record album, which he recorded with the late John Belushi.
The films with which Aykroyd has had principal associations have grossed close to one billion dollars in worldwide box office.
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 Dan Aykroyd Web Site
Below is the Filmography of Dan and it conveys the scope and quality of Dan Aykroyd's incredible career, and his uncanny ability to make people laugh.
There is a brief biography of Dan at Mr.
If you are interested in obtaining "The Best of Saturday Night Live" hosted by Dan Aykroyd, you can check it out here and see why Dan has been dispensed as a "comic genius".
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 Dan Aykroyd - Famous Canadian Actor & Musician
Aykroyd studied criminology at Carleton University,leaving before he completed a degree.
Night Live, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, their humour was about questioning authority.
Actor /comedian Dan Aykroyd, a friend of team owner Paul Allen, was performing onstage, and reminded the players that they might not have won the game, but
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 Don Ignacio Pays Tribute to Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd was majoring in criminology and sociology when he dropped out to work for SCTV in Toronto.
In 1975 Aykroyd was chosen to be part of the original cast of Saturday Night Live which became a tremendous success.
He was in an abundant of films, most aren't very good, but he has the talent of making them substantially better than their scripts.
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 Amazon.com: Have Love Will Travel: Music: Jim Belushi,Dan Aykroyd,Dan Aykroyd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For 20+ years, Dan Aykroyd (an avid blues fan) has been performing the music he loved under the persona of Elwood Blues, one half of the now legendary "Blues Brothers" mystique.
Thanks to the movies, it's been hard for Aykroyd to shed those glasses and hat and simply perform the music he loves AS Dan Aykroyd.
This album lets Aykroyd explore another side of his musical tastes while allowing Belushi to step out of the shadow established by his brother's preformance as Jake Blues.
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 Dan Aykroyd, Actor Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd, this proud Canadian is a veteran of stand-up comedy, Second City TV (SCTV) and an original cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1975 to 1979.
Mon, Mar 15 - Dan Aykroyd guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien NBC
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Dan Aykroyd, Corbin Allred, Lauren Bacall, Jenny McCarthy.
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 Dan Aykroyd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Before working as a standup comedian in various Canadian nightclubs, Aykroyd studied at a Catholic seminary from which he was later expelled.
He gained fame on the American TV show Saturday Night Live from 1975 to 1979 where he was known for his impersonations of celebrities like Julia Child and Tom Snyder and for his recurring roles as a huckster, a male prostitute, and high-bred but low-brow critic Leonard Pinth-Garnell.
He received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for Driving Miss Daisy.
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 A is for Dan Aykroyd
is for Aykroyd, Dan, a great comic actor also known for his interest in the paranormal.
Although his claim to fame came from being an original Saturday Night Live cast member (1975-1979), and starring in the "Blues Brothers" films, Dan Aykroyd was also a Second City TV (SCTV) cast member.
SCTV was one of Canada's funniest shows, and was considered to be the springboard for many Canadian comic actors, i.e: Rick Moranis, Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin and the late John Candy amongst others.
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 Dan Aykroyd
Based on Dan Brown's novel of the same name, The Da Vinci Code follows symbologist Robert Langdon's race to unlock this secret before it falls into the wrong hands.
From InFocus Magazine as reported by IGN FilmForce: "Ramis reportedly wants franchise vets Dan Aykroyd and Rick Moranis to reprise their respective roles in the sequel, which the report claims will be called Ghostbusters in Hell, but he has his eye on A-lister Ben Stiller to star as a new Ghostbuster."
Saturday Night Live alum Dan Aykroyd (Blues Brothers, Coneheads) predicts that current castmember Will Ferrell's days of impersonating President George W. Bush on the NBC sketch comedy are numbered.
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 Amazon.com: SNL - Best of Dan Aykroyd: DVD: Saturday Night Live   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
SNL original cast member Dan Aykroyd, along with the other Not Ready for Primetime Players, ignited a comedy revolution in the 1970’s with a mix of rebellious behavior and groundbreaking material that instantly turned them into "The Beatles of Comedy".
From his zany charatcers to his dead on impresions, Aykroyd was a force to be reckoned with.
On September 6th, 2005, "The Best Of Dan Aykroyd" was one of four new "SNL" dvds from the show's first five years released on dvd.
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 † The Dan Aykroyd Experience †
I always thought Dan was awesome, & looking through the list of movies he's done, I realized that I own & have seen quite a few of them.
I do ask that none of my photos be taken & used elsewhere as it's a lot of work to create them, & I want them here, not all over the web.
My favourite songs are "Soul Man," "Expressway," "Cheaper To Keep Her," "Rubber Biscuit," "Red White & Blues," "Land Of A Thousand Dances," & "Lookin' For A Fox." Hold you cursor over the photos for reasons why Dan is cool.
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 Dan Aykroyd picture from the movie - Dan Aykroyd movie stills - Dan Aykroyd pics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dan Aykroyd Picture from 2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
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 Dan Aykroyd Current Month TV Schedule
Starring Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman, Joe Morton, J Evan Bonifant, Nia Peeples, Kathleen Freeman, Frank Oz, Aretha Franklin, B B King, Steve Lawrence.
Starring Dan Aykroyd, Jack Lemmon, Bonnie Hunt, Lily Tomlin, Brian Kerwin, Jerry Adler, Andy Romano, Robert Fields, J C Quinn, Marissa Chibas.
Starring Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Anna Chlumsky, Richard Masur, Griffin Dunne, Ann Nelson, Peter Michael Goetz, Jane Hallaren, Anthony R Jones.
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 NPR : Comedian -- and Writer -- Dan Aykroyd
Cover of Dan Aykroyd's new book of interviews and music stories.
Fresh Air from WHYY, November 22, 2004 ·; As part of the first cast of Saturday Night Live, Dan Aykroyd helped bring the Coneheads and the Blues Brothers to life.
We talk with Aykroyd about his two latest projects: the book Elwood's Blues: Interviews with the Blues Legends and Stars, and the upcoming movie Christmas with the Kranks.
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As a fan of Dan Aykroyd, do you think s/he has influenced your life?
Is a victim of syndactylism, a birth defect where several digits are fused together.
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 Dan Aykroyd pictures, photos, wallpapers, desktop themes, posters, music, videos, DVDs, and memorabilia
Dan Aykroyd pictures, photos, wallpapers, desktop themes, posters, music, videos, DVDs, and memorabilia
Aykroyd first got his start in the Second City comedy troupe and in the National Lampoon stage shows.
Has played harmonica since he was 17 years old.
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 NPR : Dan Aykroyd, Still Full of the 'Blues'
NPR : Dan Aykroyd, Still Full of the 'Blues'
Dan Aykroyd as Elwood Blues in a detail from the cover of his book.
Fresh Air from WHYY, August 12, 2005 ·; After soaring to fame with Saturday Night Live, Dan Aykroyd built a solid film career.
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