John Belushi (1949–1982)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer



  • John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Eddie Murphy, Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Joe Piscopo, and Gilda Radner in Saturday Night Live (1975)
  • John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in Saturday Night Live (1975)
  • John Belushi and Paul Reubens in The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Donald Dunn, Tom Malone, Lou Marini, Matt Murphy, and Alan Rubin in The Blues Brothers (1980)

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Was good friends with fellow Saturday Night Live (1975) player Dan Aykroyd. Belushi personally met with Aykroyd at a speakeasy that Aykroyd frequented to discuss the possibility of Aykroyd joining Saturday Night Live (1975), which is where they hit ...


Some comedians love their characters. I don't fall in love with mine. In fact, I get tired of them very fast. You have to be willing to throw it all away.


On Saturday Night Live (1975), he often did a running act on the Weekend Update section where he would give an editorial speech that starts calmly, but increases in emotional intensity until the end he is screaming and flailing around like a maniac.


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John Adam Belushi

Chicago, Illinois, USA


(age 33)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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