Peter Hugh Aykroyd

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Peter Hugh Aykroyd

Birthplace: Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Hugh Aykroyd and Lorraine Gougeon
Brother of Dan Aykroyd

Occupation: Actor, comedian, writer, producer
Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Peter Hugh Aykroyd

Peter Hugh Aykroyd was born to Lorraine and Peter Aykroyd in Canada. He is the younger brother of comedian Dan Aykroyd. Along with his older brother he was in the Second City comedy troupe in Toronto, Ontario. The two were also on the popular NBC sketch show Saturday Night Live. Peter was a cast member and writer in the fifth season, 1979-1980. He is also a songwriter and performer.

He and Dan Aykroyd wrote the movie Nothing but Trouble in the early nineties, Peter writing the story and Dan the screenplay. In 1996, Peter Aykroyd co-created the Canadian sci-fi show PSI Factor with Christopher Chacon and Peter Ventrella; the show was hosted by his brother Dan.

In 1997, Peter Aykroyd and James Belushi provided the voices of Elwood Blues and Jake Blues for the cartoon The Blues Brothers Animated Series, reprising the roles made famous by their respective brothers Dan and John.

Peter appeared in such movies as Doctor Detroit, Dragnet, Nothing but Trouble, Coneheads and many others.

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Peter Hugh Aykroyd's Timeline

July 1, 1955