Dan Aykroyd was a writer and actor in Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II. The Ghostbusters universe was started by him.

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Television and Early CareerEdit

Dan first gained national exposure on the sketch comedy television show Saturday Night Live from 1975 to 1979.

Film RolesEdit

Dan is known best for his roles of Blues Brother Elwood Blues and for Ghostbuster Ray Stantz. He created the Ghostbusters Franchise along with Harold Ramis.

He has also been in films: My Girl, Coneheads, Blues Brothers 2000, Evolution.



  1. Winston Zeddemore (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "Take Two" (1986) (DVD ts. 06:20-06:24). Time Life Entertainment. Winston says: "Murray...Aykroyd...Ramis. What's that? A law firm?"
  2. Reddit AMA "AMA with the developers of 2009's Ghostbusters: The Video Game!" 7/16/16 Drew Haworth says: "With Dan we recorded something like 2400 lines, at least three takes each, all great takes, in under 4 studio hours. THAT is a badass."
  3. Joystiq article 4/13/09



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