Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Musician, Winemaker, Sheriff's Deputy
Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM (ˈækrɔɪd; born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and singer. He was an original "Not Ready For Prime Time Player" (cast member of Saturday Night Live), an originator of The Blues Brothers (with John Belushi) and...Wikipedia
Born: 1st July, 1952, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
Claim to Fame: Saturday Night Live, Dr. Detroit, Blue Brothers, Ghostbusters
She hit the road. The road hit back.
After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
Was offered the role of "D-Day" in Animal House (1978), but turned it down.
Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. pg. 32-33. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
I get off on fantasy. I love fiction of all kinds. I`ve always been a big fan of science fiction and of the worlds of the spiritual and the mystic. I think those areas are a never-ending source for story ideas.
I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I`m from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.
The Rolling Stones frontman talked with NBC's “Today” show about how he's coping with his girlfriend's tragic death
Mick Jagger opened up on NBC's “Today” show about the challenging year he's faced since the suicide of his girlfriend L'wren Scott.“I'm doing okay,” Jagger told host Matt Lauer. “It's difficult. Very hard year, but I got back into it by working on touring with the Stones in Europe and doing other things, including doing this great movie.” That movie is the upcoming James Brown... Read More
Posted by Dianab 4 months ago
By Emily SmithJuly 20, 2014 | 11:57pm
Mick Jagger and Dan Aykroyd were in a celebratory mood after screening their James Brown biopic “Get On Up” with producer Brian Grazer in New York.
Jagger is a producer on the movie, which opens Aug. 1 and stars Aykroyd, Octavia Spencer and Chadwick Boseman as the legendary Godfather of Soul. Jagger, Aykroyd and Grazer hosted a screening of the movie for the academy on Thursday at Lighthouse Guild.
During a following question and answer session, Aykroyd told stories of how he and Brown opened five House of Blues venues... Read More
Posted by Dianab 5 months ago
By KORY GROW JULY 18, 2014 10:41 AM
Mick Jagger has opened up for the first time about life after the death of his girlfriend, L'Wren Scott, in a Today interview about Get On Up, the upcoming James Brown biopic that he coproduced. "I'm doing OK," he said. "It's difficult. Very hard year. But I got back into it with touring with the Stones in Europe and doing other things, including doing this movie. [I've gotten] a lot of support and I really appreciate that."
Scott was found dead in her apartment on March 17th. The next day, Jagger... Read More
Posted by Dianab 6 months ago
Mick Jagger can’t resist a good dance groove. Accompanied by many of his children and grandkids, Mick danced up a storm on Monday at the after party behind the Apollo Theater for the movie “Get On Up.” The film had its premiere earlier in the night, with several members of James Brown’s family in attendance. The movie is about the Godfather of Soul, and features an absolutely stunning Oscar worthy performance by Chadwick Boseman.
Also in the audience at the legendary Apollo: Rachel (Mrs. Jackie) Robinson, Al Roker, “Mad Men” star John... Read More
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When it comes to hosting Saturday Night Live, Justin Timberlake feels right at home.
The singer – who had hosted the show four times before Saturday – called on some of his famous friends to make his fifth stint extra special.
During his opening monologue, Timberlake boasted that he now had membership to the "Five Timers Club," an exclusive New York organization reserved for repeat hosts. Upon arriving, Timberlake, 32, was greeted by Paul Simon, Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks and Candice Bergen. Read More
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