Writer | Actor | Producer
When Michael Palin guest-hosted Saturday Night Live: Paul Simon, James Taylor & David Sanborn (1980), he remarked that Aykroyd was the only American who could have joined Monty Python. Ironically, Aykroyd is Canadian.
[on Ghostbusters (1984)] I knew we were making something people would come to see, like they came to National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) and Stripes (1981). I knew it would open. But I didn't know it would stay at the US box-office number-one ...
Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada