Peter Aykroyd
Canadian actor, comedian
Peter Aykroyd
Peter Hugh Aykroyd was born to Lorraine and Peter Aykroyd in Canada. He is the younger brother of comedian Dan Aykroyd. Along with his older brother he was in the Second City comedy troupe in Toronto. The two were also on the popular NBC sketch show Saturday Night Live. Peter was a cast member and writer in the fifth season, 1979-1980. He is also a songwriter and performer.
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The King of … Kingston - National Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
“There's absolutely no doubt about that,” says his father, Peter Aykroyd, who lives with his wife Lorraine in a separate home on the estate. The family's longstanding interest in spiritualism and the paranormal was chronicled for the first time in
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Snl Cast Members Of The 80'S - Screen Junkies
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The last of the original SNL cast members left the show at the beginning of the decade, leaving Peter Aykroyd, Tom Davis, Jim Downey, Brian Doyle-Murray, Al Franken, Don Novello, Tom Schiller, Paul Shaffer, and Alan Zweibel to perform the 1980 season
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SDCC 2011: 'The Raven' & 'Haywire' Panel - Hollywood.com
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What writings of his did the filmmakers turn to, Peter Aykroyd's Poe: A Life Cut Short was one reference work. That about wraps it up. Old school action and new age thrills—can't wait to see these movies next year!
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The Great Canadian Quiz - Pique newsmagazine
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Overall, his directorial efforts have grossed approximately $6 billion worldwide 2) Dan Aykroyd (1975-1979), Peter Aykroyd (1979 - 1980), Robin Duke (1981-1984), Phil Hartman (1986-1994), Norm Macdonald (1993-1998), Mark McKinney (1995-1997),
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The Rumpled Anarchy of Bill Murray
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: AS HOLLYWOOD parties go, the one in full swing this past spring in a handsome, Georgian Revival home off Sunset Boulevard was an anomaly. AS HOLLYWOOD parties go, the one in full swing this past spring in a handsome, Georgian Revival home off Sunset Boulevard was an anomaly. No agents circulated, no studio executives haunted the hallways. The
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    TWENTIES
  • 1997
    In 1997, Peter Aykroyd and James Belushi provided the voices of Elwood Blues and Jake Blues for the cartoon The Blues Brothers Animated Series, reprising the roles made famous by their respective brothers Dan and John.
    More Details Hide Details Aykroyd has appeared in such films as Doctor Detroit, Dragnet, Nothing but Trouble and Coneheads.
  • 1996
    He and Dan Aykroyd wrote the movie Nothing but Trouble in the early nineties, Peter writing the story and Dan the screenplay. In 1996, Peter Aykroyd co-created the Canadian sci-fi show Psi Factor with Christopher Chacon and Peter Ventrella; the show was hosted by his brother Dan.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Peter was a cast member and writer in the fifth season, 1979-1980.
    More Details Hide Details He is also a songwriter and performer.
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