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Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign:
Actor; singer; writer
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Dan Aykroyd Fast Facts:
Worked as a road surveyor in Canada's Northwest Territories in his late teens.
A law-enforcement enthusiast and grandson of a Canadian Mountie, he studied criminology in college and collects police badges.
Developed a fascination with the supernatural that has served him well with the Coneheads characters,
(1984) and his role as host of the TV series
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal
Proposed to wife Donna Dixon on Fran Drescher's porch.
Cofounded the successful House of Blues club-restaurant chain.
Dan Aykroyd Relationships:
Donna Dixon - Wife
Belle Kingston Aykroyd - Daughter
Danielle Alexandra Aykroyd - Daughter
Peter Hugh Aykroyd - Father
Peter Aykroyd - Brother
Lorraine Aykroyd - Mother
Stella Irene Augustus Aykroyd - Daughter
Dan Aykroyd Awards:
1979 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy - Variety or Music Program - Nominee
1978 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Nominee
1979 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Nominee
1977 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Winner
1989 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1978 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music - Nominee
Attended Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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