Jim Belushi

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Biography

  • Birth Name: James Belushi
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/15/1954, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; producer; comedian
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Jim Belushi Fast Facts:
  • Served as the first student trustee for the College of DuPage, in 1974.
  • Was a member of Chicago's Second City from 1976 to '80.
  • Along with Chuck Norris, started the Lone Wolf Cigar Company in 1996.
  • Is an investor in Dan Aykroyd's House of Blues franchise.
  • Plays in a band called Jim Belushi and the Sacred Hearts.
  • Biggest breakthrough came in 2001 when he was cast as the patriarch in the ABC sitcom According to Jim. The family-friendly show ran for eight seasons, ending in 2009.
  • Published Real Men Don't Apologize, a lighthearted take on relationships between men and women, in 2006.
  • Jim Belushi Relationships:
  • Jared James Belushi - Son
  • Robert Belushi - Son
  • Marian Belushi-Miles - Sister
  • Agnes Belushi - Mother
  • Marjorie Bransfield - Ex-wife
  • William Belushi - Brother
  • Adam Belushi - Father
  • Jamison Bess Belushi - Daughter
  • John Belushi - Brother
  • Sandra Davenport - Ex-wife
  • Jennifer Sloan - Wife
  • Jim Belushi Awards:
  • 1984 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 2004 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Cameo of the Year - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL; Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (Speech and Theater Arts, 1978)

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