Dan Aykroyd BioGraphy

His’s full name is Daniel Edward Aykroyd. Apart from being a Canadian actor, he is also a comedian, producer, musician and writer. The musician performed with his friend John Belushi in a musical sketch on SNL, The Blues Brothers. Which this musician had turned into a real performing band. And then he featured in The Blues Brothers (American musical comedy film) in 1980.

In 1984, the actor conceived and starred in Ghostbusters (American supernatural comedy film) as the basis for Dr. Raymond Stantz. The film spawned a sequel and eventually an entire media franchise. This actor was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1990 for his performance as Bully Worthen in the film Driving Miss Daisy. From 1997 to 1998, the actor starred in Soul Man (American sitcom starring Dan Aykroyd). Starred as Reverend Mike Weber. This actor is also a businessman.

Dan Aykroyd BioGraphy

He put his tiny steps on this earth for the first time on July 1, 1952. He was born at Ottawa Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario. The day he was born was also Canada Day. At present his age is 69 years. He has Canadian nationality. His mother’s name is Lorraine Hélène Aykroyd and his father’s name is Samuel Peter Aykroyd. His father was Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer by profession. His father served as a policy adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.

His mother was born on 27 April 1918. And his death took place on 8 February 2018. His mother was a secretary by profession. This actor grew up in the Canadian capital Ottawa. Lorraine Hélène Aykroyd was of French Canadian descent and Samuel Peter Aykroyd was of English, Scottish, Irish, French and Dutch ancestry. He had a younger brother named Peter Aykroyd. His younger brother was also a Canadian actor, comedian, and writer. Daniel and his younger brother were raised in a spiritualist church.

Childhood Education Qualification

Daniel  took admission in St. Pius X and St. Patrick’s High Schools to do his high school studies. From here he completed his high school studies, after that Dan took admission in Carleton University to pursue his further studies. From where he studied criminology and sociology. But this actor dropped out before completing his degree.This man worked as a comedian in various nightclubs in Canada. He ran an after-hours species, Club 505, in Toronto for several years.

This actor has been battling the symptoms of Tourette’s and Asperger’s syndrome since childhood. He is a heterochromic syn-dactyl. The color of both eyes of this actor is different. His one eye color is brown and the other eye color is green. He has tied the middle toes on both his feet. He developed his musical career in Ottawa. The actor got his first professional experience at the age of 17. This man was in the cast of the Canadian sketch comedy series The Heart and Lorne Terrific Hour with Lorne Michaels.

Personal Life

Dan proposed to Carrie Fisher on the set of the film The Blues Brothers. After that Daniel Edward Aykroyd was engaged to actress Carrie Fisher. Their engagement was short-lived as her fiancé had reconciled with her ex-boyfriend, musician Paul Simon. Daniel married Donna Dixon in 1983. His wife is an American actress. He met his wife on the set of Doctor Detroit, released in 1983. Donna Dixon gave birth to Dan’s three daughters. The names of their daughters are Vera Sola, Stella Irene August Aykroyd and Belle Kingston Aykroyd.

Real Name Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Nick Name
Age 69 years old
Date Of Birth 1 July 1952
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place
Ottawa, Canada
  • Actor
  • Comedian
  • Producer
  • Musician
  • Writer
Zodiac sign Cancer
Years active 1971–present
Ethnicity White
Father Name Samuel Peter Aykroyd
Mother Name Lorraine Hélène Aykroyd
Sister Name
Brother Name Peter Aykroyd
Children Name
  • Vera Sola
  • Stella Irene August Aykroyd
  • Belle Kingston Aykroyd
  • Danielle Aykroyd
Wife Name Donna Dixon (m. 1983)
 School Name St. Pius X and St. Patrick’s high schools
College Name Carleton University
Qualification Drop out
 Physical Status
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6ft 1 or 185.4 cm
Body type Athlete
Weight 71 kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark brown
Shoe Size 16 (US)
Chest size 42 inches
Waist  size 32 Inches
Biceps size 18 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Wife Name Donna Dixon (m. 1983)
Ex-Girl Friend  Name Carrie Fisher
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Interesting Facts

He has his own property on Loughborough Lake. This actor is a former reserve commander for the police department in Harahan, Louisiana. He always carried his badge with him. This actor currently serves as a reserve deputy for the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department in Hinds County, Mississippi. This singer backs the reserve with a fundraiser concert with other blues and gospel singers in Mississippi.

Net Worth

The net worth of this Canadian actor is around $200 million.

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