Dan Aykroyd

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Dan Aykroyd

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Dan Aykroyd

Date of Birth

Birthday: July 1
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Dan Aykroyd is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter, musician and businessman.

He was an original member of the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players" on Saturday Night Live (1975–1979).

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Dan Aykroyd was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

Dan Aykroyd is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter, musician and businessman.

He was an original member of the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players" on Saturday Night Live (1975–1979).

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Dan Aykroyd was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations | 1 Emmy | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 2017
  • Winner
  • Dan Aykroyd (as original cast member of Saturday Night Live), as Honoree
OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979
  • Nominee
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A COMEDY OR COMEDY-VARIETY or music series - 1979
  • Nominee
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
OUTSTANDING CONTINUING OR SINGLE PERFORMANCE BY A supporting actor in variety or music - 1978
  • Nominee
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC SERIES - 1978
  • Nominee
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Dan Aykroyd is inducted into the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Dan Aykroyd speaks at the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Dan Aykroyd and Shonda Rhimes attend  the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, and Lily Tomlin attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, Lily Tomlin, and Hayma Washington, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Larry Wilmore, Chevy Chase, Chris Hardwick, Garrett Morris, Lily Tomlin, and Hayma Washington, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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