Dan Aykroyd( Actor)
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Aykroyd (Aykroyd), Dan (p. 01. 07. 1952), American actor of Canadian origin.
Higher education in the Carleton College faculty in criminology (where in 1994 he was awarded the title of doctor). First Aykroyd appeared on television program 'Saturday Night Live'. As soon as it is not called: 'actor, a chameleon', 'healer laugh', 'consummate improviser' - all struck by the ability of the actor to transform. And many of his characters he invented himself, wrote scripts for skits. Subsequently Aykroyd introduces its unusual characters in the film 'Nothing but Trouble' (1991, also known as - the director) and 'Konusogolovye' (1993). In 1980, rocked out to the world musical comedy 'The Blues Brothers', which became his first big success in film (made by Aykroyd as a co-writer, and in 1997 began work on the extension of - 'Blues Brothers 2000'). Was co-writer and performer and in two series of the popular fantasy comedy 'Ghostbusters' (1984, 1989). Aykroyd enjoyed all the colors of the palette comedian: light to the grotesque caricature that does not prevent him deeper grasp the essence of character. He is equally convincing playing in a variety of style movies: 'Trading Places' (1983), . 'Spies, . we '(1985), . 'My stepmother-Alien' (1986), . 'Driving Miss Daisy' (1989), . 'My Girl' (1991) and 'My girl-2' (1993), . 'Chaplin' (1992), . 'Feeling Minnesota' (1996).,