How tall is Dan Aykroyd?
Dan Aykroyd’s height is 6ft 1in (185 cm).
How much does Dan Aykroyd weight?
He weights 250 lbs (113 kg).
When was Dan Aykroyd born?
His birthday’s on July 1, 1952.
How old is Dan Aykroyd?
He is 64.
Dan Aykroyd Body Measurements:
Shoe Size: Unknown
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Quick Biography Facts:
Born Name: Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Nick Name: Dan
Sun Sign: Cancer
Born Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Education: Carleton University
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Religion: Roman Catholic
Dan Aykroyd Family:
•Father – Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd
•Mother – Lorraine Gougeon
•Siblings – brother Peter Aykroyd
•Wife – Donna Dixon (since 1983)
•Children – 1. Daughter Danielle Alexandra Aykroyd
2. Daughter Belle Kingston Aykroyd
3. Daughter Stella Irene Augustus Aykroyd
How did Dan Aykroyd become so famous?
Dan Aykroyd gained international popularity as Saturday Night Live. He had participated in the movies “My Girl”, “The Blues Brothers”, “Trading Places” etc. His charisma and sense of humor helped the boy from Ottawa become a big Hollywood star.
So, that’s his unbelievable story.
Dan Aykroyd was born in a middle-class family, his mother served as a secretary. He was called the funniest pupil at school and within several minutes could make people around him laugh. But he had never thought about career of an actor and started to earn his living as a postal worker.
But his calling to acting made him write and star in 15-minute comedy show “Change for a Quarter”. The movie was extremely low-budget, nevertheless it caught attention of the Second City comedy troupe representative and the young talented comedian was offered to work there.
Thus Dan Aykroyd made his first step to success. The next step he made, when served for “Saturday Night Live” show. Probably, this show brought an international recognition to an actor.
Later he participated in a number of super successful movies and TV shows. He is active till now. Among his recent appearances there’s a role of Cabbie in “Ghostbusters”.