Dan Aykroyd Overview

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Born: July 01, 1952

Before working as a stand-up comedian in various Canadian nightclubs, Aykroyd studied sociology at Carleton University in Ottawa, where he began writing and performing comedy sketches. His success as a comic in school led him to work with the Toronto branch of the famed Second City improvisational troupe. During this time, Aykroyd met comedian and writer John Belushi, who had come to Toronto to scout new talent for "The National Lampoon Radio Hour." In 1975, both Aykroyd and Belushi were... See All

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