John Belushi (1949–1982)

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack



  • 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)

See all photos


All Filmography

Did You Know


In a 2011 interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), Jane Curtin claimed that he was a "misogynist" who would deliberately sabotage the work of women writers and comics while working on Saturday Night Live (1975). "So you'd go to a table read, and ...


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.


America's Guest

Star Sign


Personal Details


John Adam Belushi

Chicago, Illinois, USA


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


5' 8" (1.73 m)

Christopher Meloni Reminds Us "Happy!" Is Not for Kids

The "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" veteran lets his comedic side loose in "Happy!" and hints at what we can expect from his new character on Season 3 of "The Handmaid's Tale."

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to superheroes, horror movies, and more.

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet