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  • Birth Name: Daniel Edward Aykroyd
  • Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/01/1952, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; singer; writer
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The 10 Best Things You'll See on HBO's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Special – And 5 Moments You Won't

The heart of rock & roll really is still beating.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame staged its 29th annual induction ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn back in April, and HBO will air excerpts of the event on Saturday. This year's inductees spanned six decades of music, including NirvanaKISSHall and OatesCat StevensLinda RonstadtPeter Gabriel, the E Street Band and, for the first time ever, two managers: The BeatlesBrian Epstein and The Rolling StonesAndrew Loog Oldham.

Here are 10 highlights from the ceremony that will be shown on Saturday's special — as well as five backstage moments that viewers won't get to see:

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Ghostbusters Star and Writer Harold Ramis Dies at 69

Ghostbusters star and prolific writer/director Harold Ramis has died, Variety reports. He was 69.

Ramis died Monday from complications related to autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels. 

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Emile Hirsch to Play John Belushi in New Indie Biopic

From famous outlaw to famous comedian?

Emile Hirsch, who stars as notorious criminal Clyde Barrow in Lifetime's upcoming  Bonnie & Clyde miniseries, will step into the shoes of another real-life figure — John Belushi — in a new indie biopic, TheWrap.com reports.

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Ghostbusters Scene: Are You A God?
I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry
Christmas With The Kranks Scene: Polic
50 First Dates Scene: Ten Second Tom

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Year Title Description
2014 Tammy Movie, Actor - Don
2013 Legends Of Oz Movie, Actor - Scarecrow
2012 World War II TV Show Series, Narrator
2012 John Belushi's Final 24 TV Show Series, Remarks by
2012 The Campaign Movie, Actor

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Watch the Trailer for HBO's Liberace Biopic Behind the Candelabra

HBO has debuted a trailer for Steven Soderbergh's long-in-development Liberace biopic, and it is as over-the-top as its subject. Michael Douglas stars as the flamboyant entertainer; Matt Damon plays his younger lover Scott Thorson. The hair, the costumes — everything is dripping is feathers and rhinestones! Be sure to keep an eye out for co-stars Rob Lowe and Dan Aykroyd looking just as groovy. Check out the trailer: read more

Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake Joins the "Five-Timers" Club

Justin Timberlake returned to Saturday Night Live this week, but he wasn't the only familiar face making a comeback. The show also featured cameos from Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, Tom Hanks, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Simon, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, recently departed cast member Andy Samberg, and Bill Hader's "Weekend Update" character, Stefon. Here are some of the best moments from the show:

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Tom Davis, Longtime Saturday Night Live Writer, Dies at 59

Tom Davis, who was one of the original writers for Saturday Night Live and the longtime partner of comic Al Franken has died, The New York Times reports. He was 59.

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Rosie O'Donnell, Dan Aykroyd to Appear on Happily Divorced

Rosie O'Donnell's got a new TV gig. The comedian, along with Dan Aykroyd, will guest-star on Happily Divorced, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Rosie O'Donnell on show cancellation: I thought it would be easy

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Keck's Exclusives: Castle Celebrates the Holidays

This season, Castle will mark the holidays in a big way. "We're planning a Ghostbusters-themed episode to air on Halloween night," reports executive producer Laurie Zaks. Who's she gonna call to offer a guest role? Original Ghostbuster Dan Aykroyd, of course.

The ABC series is also planning its first Christmas episode, a good time for Castle to reunite with his MIA ...
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