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  John Belushi
John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 - March 5, 1982) was an American actor and comedian.
Belushi's first big break as a comedian occurred in 1971, when he joined the Second City[?] comedy troop in Chicago.
John Belushi is interred in Abel's Hill Cemetery, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
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 AMCTV.com BIOGRAPHY - John Belushi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
John Belushi burst onto the national stage with his brash, physical style of humor, namely, his "Saturday Night Live" skits involving the volatile samurai/sushi chef and the anchorman filled with inchoate rage.
John Belushi was born on January 29, 1949, in Chicago, IL, to Albanian immigrant parents who went into the restaurant business.
When Belushi was a boy, his family moved to Wheaton, where the actor-to-be found success on the high school football team and was homecoming king.
www.amctv.com /person/detail?CID=8810-1-PST   (408 words)

  
 John Belushi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belushi was born in the United States to Adam Belushi, an Albanian immigrant who left his native village, Qytezë, in 1954 at the age of 15, and to Agnes.
Belushi was found dead on March 5, 1982, at age 33, in a hotel room at the Chateau Marmont on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.
John Belushi is interred in Abel's Hill Cemetery on Martha's Vineyard Chilmark, Massachusetts.
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 John Belushi Trivia - John Belushi Facts - John Belushi Notes
John is buried in Abel's Hill Cemetery in Chilmark, Massachusetts.
John was found dead in a hotel room at the Chateau Marmont on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California on March 5, 1982.
John developed an interest in acting in high school, and was encouraged by his drama teacher to focus on acting, rather than football.
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 John Belushi's grave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Belushi was born in the United States to Adam Belushi, an Albanian immigrant who left his native village, Qytezë, in 1934 at the age of 15, and to Agnes.
Belushi was found dead on March 5, 1982, age 33, in bungalow 3 at the Chateau Marmont on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.
Belushi's life is detailed in the 1985 biography Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi by Bob Woodward, which was adapted into a feature film.
www.hollywoodusa.co.uk /GravesOutofLA/belushi.htm   (859 words)

  
 The Human Side Of Addiction: What caused John Belushi's death?
The woman who last saw John Belushi alive reported that when she left him in the morning, he was having difficulty breathing in his sleep.
John Belushi was grossly overweight at the time of his death, a matter which was of great professional and personal concern to him.
John Belushi did not die from cocaine and heroin use, and our saying he did is a feeble way of trying to suppress the horrible conclusions his death suggests.
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 Belushi - who is who   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
John, the son of Adam and Agnes Belushi, was born January 24, 1949.
John got the job and at 22 years old was the youngest ever.
Versatile actor James Belushi is slowly coming into his own, but it has not been an easy task as he has had to follow in the fiery footsteps of his flamboyant, self-destructive brother the late John Belushi.
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 Conscious Choice: The Hand of John Belushi
The late John Belushi’s hands in 1979 belong mostly to the "Earth" hand typology but there is also some of the excitable, attention-grabbing aspect of the "Fire" element added.
Belushi admitted that it was his wife, Judy that was the real secret of his success.
Belushi’s drug abuse, which led to his early death was probably an unconscious, maladaptive strategy to deal with the stress resulting from the inner struggles of the earth/fire contradictions in his character.
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 CMT.com : John Belushi : Biography
Although John Belushi was best known as a TV and movie actor, he enjoyed quite a bit of success late in his tragic career as one half of the blues revival act the Blues Brothers.
Belushi left Saturday Night Live in 1980, the same year the Blues Brothers would issue a sophomore album, Made in America, as well as a self-titled cult classic comedy motion picture the same year, which included guest appearances by such R&B legends as Aretha Franklin, James Brown, John Lee Hooker, and Ray Charles.
One of Belushi's next projected movie projects would have even been punk rock-based (he was supposed to play a journalist covering the punk scene), but on March 5, 1982, Belushi was found dead from an apparent accidental drug overdose at the age of 33.
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 Amazon.com: Wired: The Short Life & Fast Times of John Belushi: Books: Woodward   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
John Belushi in many ways defined Saturday Night Live and was one of the first cast members to emerge as a prime time player in a string of successful movies.
John was selfish, yes, he would binge for weeks on drugs, parties, and the fast life looking to fill that void regardless of who it hurt.
John is to blame for his own death, and partial blame goes to his friends, but a huge part of the blame rests on Hollywood's shoulders.
www.amazon.com /Wired-Short-Life-Times-Belushi/dp/0671547224   (2053 words)

  
 John Belushi's Death Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Chicago born John Belushi was staying at the Chateau Marmont Hotel, in bungalow 3 on the last day of his life.
John Belushi was 33 years old and his death was later recorded as an accidental drugs overdose.
On the 10th of March, John Belushi was buried in Abel's Hill Cemetery, on Martha's Vineyard.
www.hollywoodusa.co.uk /Attractions/chateaumarmont.htm   (451 words)

  
 The Biography Channel - John Belushi Biography
John Adam Belushi was born in 1949 to immigrant Albanian restaurant owners, Adam and Agnes Belushi.
Belushi first excelled at school football and playing the drums, but it was not long before his exceptional comic acting talent became his main focus.
Fellow comic Robin Williams and writer Nelson Ryan came to visit Belushi in his Hollywood hotel room on March 5, 1982, and were the last to see him alive.
www.thebiographychannel.co.uk /biography_home/534:0/John_Belushi.htm   (405 words)

  
 The Life and Death of Captain Preemo or Bob Woodword vs. John Belushi and me   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
He was John Fucking Belushi and he knew he was welcome anywhere, especially somewhere that was a source of fine bud.
John's life was going along just fine until he moved to Hollywood and met me. The very first excerpt from the book was printed in the Los Angeles Herald Examiner.
In the scene, John's dead body is wheeled into the morgue by an attendant who accidentally leaves a half-eaten ham sandwich on the body bag.
www.disinfotainmenttoday.com /emulsionalproblems/belushi.htm   (3110 words)

  
 John Belushi Photos - John Belushi News - John Belushi Information
John was in the very first sketch on Saturday Night Live.
John and Dan Akroyd used to perform as a 'warm-up' band for the waiting audiences on Saturday Night Live in the their early days, backed by the SNL band, doing blues & R&B riffs.
John's big screen debut was a small role in the Jack Nicholson Western, Goin' South in 1978.
www.tv.com /john-belushi/person/99917/summary.html   (321 words)

  
 Ballbuster Hard Music Journal Presents John Belushi Special Feature
John Belushi was an extremely talented actor who lived his life to the extreme and, in the end, he paid the ultimate price for it.
John Belushi, with long time friend and partner Dan Akyroyd, created something that is still alive and well today.
The story is absurd, a deceased John Belushi (played by Michael Chiklis) gets a tour of his life by a Purto Rican cab driver (Ray Sharkey) who happens to be a "guardian angel" that died from a drug overdose.
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 Biography for John Belushi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A year later, John and his live-in girlfriend from his high school years, Judy Jacklin, moved to New York because John had joined the cast of National Lampoon's Lemmings, an off-Broadway rock musical revue that was originally booked for a six-week run but played to full crowds for nearly 10 months.
Several years later, John's drug dealing/drug user companion during his final weeks, Cathy Smith, was tried and sentenced to three years in prison for supplying John with the drugs.
Belushi personally met with Aykroyd at a speakeasy that Aykroyd frequented to discuss the possibility of Aykroyd joining Saturday Night Live, which is where they hit it off.
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 TechnoFILE Reviews "The John Belushi Collection" on DVD
Directed (as was "Blues Brothers") by John Landis, Animal House is home to the Delta fraternity - a bunch of losers and misfits who eschew scholastic achievement in favor of Wine (okay, beer), Women, and Rock N Roll Song.
Jake and Elwood Blues (Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) are sent on a mission from God to scrape together $5000 to save the orphanage at which they were raised.
The cast is great, the special effects are great, the John Williams musical score is great, the script has all the ingredients of a great slapstick epic in the tradition of "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" - and Steven Spielberg is the rather talented fellow who made the film.
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 John Belushi Dies at the Chateau Marmont
Belushi, who was deathly afraid of needles, seemed to like the high, she claimed.
The official coroner's report stated that John Belushi died from "acute cocaine and heroin intoxication." He was only 33 years old.
Cathy Smith was arrested and charged with first-degree murder for her role in the injection of the lethal doses that killed Belushi.
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 Amazon.ca: Neighbors: Video: John G. Avildsen,John Belushi,Kathryn Walker,Cathy Moriarty,Dan Aykroyd,Igors ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Gelbart script (heavily rewritten by Belushi and Aykroyd during the Writer's Guild Strike) follows many of the Joseph Campbell tests and trials of the mythic hero.
Neighbors is a startling character switch for John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd.
Belushi has always played the somewhat whacked out lunatic fringe personality, while Aykroyd always stays just a little bit saner.
www.amazon.ca /Neighbors-John-G-Avildsen/dp/6303257739   (1266 words)

  
 NPR : National Lampoon's Animal House, Present at the Creation
By the end, the Deltas (and their new recruits) have snuck a horse into the dean's office, taken a few liberties with their female party guests and destroyed the homecoming parade with their "Deathmobile" disguised as a float.
Putting Belushi in the movie was easy: the writers had pretty much developed the movie with him in mind.
Director John Landis says one reason University of Oregon officials let them film there -- the horse that's snuck into the dean's office is really snuck into the dean's office -- is perhaps they hadn't read the script.
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/patc/animalhouse   (1476 words)

  
 John Belushi would have been 57 today | Popwatch | Blog: Entertainment Weekly
John Belushi was by far the most talented of the bunch, too.
John Belushi still makes me laugh until I can't breathe.
For years it's torn me up inside that we lost John Belushi while his no-talent brother continues to soil the Belushi name.
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 John Belushi - AOL Music
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 The Blog | John Amato: John Belushi's Widow: Bob Woodward was no Hero! | The Huffington Post
John Belushi's Widow: Bob Woodward was no Hero!
"Judy Belushi Pisano encouraged all of his pals to talk to Woodward, who, like John, had grown up in Wheaton, Ill. She now tells us: "Woodward was the wrong guy [to write that book].
I was foolish." So she and Tanner Colby have assembled "Belushi: A Biography," a just-published collection of affectionate memories of John — and unaffectionate ones of Woodward.
www.huffingtonpost.com /john-amato/john-belushis-widow-bob_b_11477.html   (380 words)

  
 John Belushi News
"Saturday Night Live" alum James Belushi says he is a fan of "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," a TV drama set behind the scenes of an "SNL-type show." The "According to Jim" star wrote for and performed in the...
IN THE MOVIE 'Animal House,' there is a memorable scene in which John Belushi's character, John 'Bluto' Blutarsky, rises from a table in the Faber College cafeteria and exclaims: Food fight!
Thursday, October 12, 2006 J ohn Belushi left this earth well before his time as a result of a drug overdose.
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 John Belushi Current Month TV Schedule
Starring John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Carrie Fisher, Steven Spielberg, James Brown, Henry Gibson, Frank Oz, Kathleen Freeman, Charles Napier.
Focusing on the 1980s, including the crack epidemic, the death of John Belushi and Richard Pryor's near fatal accident while freebasing.
Starring John Belushi, Tim Matheson, Karen Allen, Donald Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, John Vernon, Verna Bloom, Tom Hulce, Cesare Danova, Mary Louise Weller.
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 The Smoking Gun: Archive
This week marks the twentieth anniversary of the death of comedian John Belushi.
On March 5, 1982, the "Saturday Night Live" star died in a bungalow at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles following a cocaine, heroin, and booze binge.
What follows are L.A. coroner reports describing the overdose death of Belushi, who was found "unresponsive" and lying in a "tight fetal position" when a friend stopped by the star's room.
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 Animal House.....John Belushi Tribute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In the summer of 1977, a young director named John Landis first met Belushi.
Belushi to play Bluto or their would be no movie.
The John Belushi site is my main hobby, but check out my other site on Belly Button Rings
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 John Belushi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The son of an Albanian immigrant restaurant owner, Adam Belushi, and his...
Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (2005) (TV)....
Find where John Belushi is credited alongside another name
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