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Aykroyd

Dan. born 1952, Canadian film actor and screenwriter, best known for the television show Saturday Night Live (1975--80) and the films The Blues Brothers (1980), Ghostbusters (1984), and Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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Aykroyd comes off as the worker bee, taking leading and supporting roles while constantly dreaming up ideas for movies.
When Jake Blues (Belushi) is released from prison, he and brother Elwood (Aykroyd) visit the orphanage where they grew up, and learn it is to close due to non-payment of taxes.
Aykroyd claims the design is too similar to his PS40-a-bottle Crystal Head vodka.
During a recent (https://twitter.com/ross_maclean/status/871321678046998528) appearance on the British TV show "Sunday Brunch," Aykroyd said that the reboot -starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth - cost too much to produce, making it very unlikely to get a follow-up.
Apart from brilliant, genuine performances from the cast both female and male, it has more laughs and more scares than the first 2 films plus Bill Murray is in it!, Aykroyd, who watched an advanced test screening of the reboot, wrote on his Facebook page.
Aykroyd is the founder of, and spokesperson for, the awardwinning Crystal Head Vodka.
Cut off from the Welsh Valleys and his wife, Gwenno, he fell in love with Freda Aykroyd, who was married and months later was found dead with a bullet wound to his head.
At the time a source that attended the Aykroyd appearance informed us that they were amazed at how Ms.
Dan Aykroyd stars in Spies Like Us YOUR FILM GUIDE Carry on Cruising (UTV, 11.40am - 1.30pm) Comedy, starring Kenneth Williams and Sidney James.
Kathy Bates, Dan Aykroyd and Toni Collette co-star.
Our heroine has also surrendered her ruby slippers for brown-and-blue cowgirl boots, a less flashy but more practical choice of footwear for her long journey back to the Emerald City, where the Scarecrow (voiced by Dan Aykroyd), the Tin Man (Kelsey Grammer) and the no-longer-cowardly Lion (James Belushi) are in desperate need of her help: The Jester (Martin Short), the devious younger brother of the Wicked Witch of the West, is laying waste to Oz, realm by realm, brick by yellow brick.