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Peter Jonathan Aykroyd was a Canadian actor, comedian, and writer. Wikipedia
Born: November 19, 1955, Canada
Died: November 6, 2021
Siblings: Dan Aykroyd
Parents: Lorraine Hélène Aykroyd, Peter H. Aykroyd
Real NamePeter Jonathan Aykroyd
Age66 years (as of 2021)
Date of BirthNovember 19, 1955
Birth PlaceOttawa, Ontario, Canada
Date of DeathNovember 2021
ProfessionActor, comedian, writer, and producer
Zodiac sign/Sun signN/A
Education QualificationSoon Update
ParentsLorraine Aykroyd, Peter Aykroyd
RelativesDan Aykroyd (brother), Donna Dixon (sister-in-law), Danielle Aykroyd (niece)
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Peter Jonathan Aykroyd was a Canadian actor, comedian, and writer.
Born to Lorraine and (Samuel Cuthbert) Peter Hugh Aykroyd in Ottawa, he was the younger brother of comedian Dan Aykroyd.
Along with his older brother he was in the Second City comedy troupe in Toronto. The two were also on Saturday Night Live. He was a cast member and writer during the show’s fifth season, from 1979–1980.
He and Dan Aykroyd wrote the movie Nothing but Trouble in the early 1990s; Peter wrote the storyand Dan wrote 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 and produced 88 episodes.
In 1997, Peter Aykroyd and Jim Belushi provided the voices of Elwood Blues and Jake Blues for the cartoon The Blues Brothers: Animated Series, playing the roles made famous by their respective brothers Dan and John.
Peter Aykroyd appeared in such films as Spies Like Us, Dragnet, Nothing but Trouble and Coneheads.
Aykroyd died in Spokane, Washington on November 6, 2021, at age 65, two weeks before his 66th birthday, from septicemia caused by an untreated abdominal hernia.
His death was first announced through a title card on the November 20 episode of Saturday Night Live.
Peter Aykroyd, the younger brother of actor Dan Aykroyd, died at the age of 66.
His death was announced in the most recent episode of Saturday Night Live, where he served as a writer and cast member for the 1979 – 1980 season.
The sketch comedy aired a title screen with his picture to announce his passing.
It also shared a clip of the 1979 Tom Schiller short film Java Junkie, in which the younger Aykroyd starred as coffee addict Joe.
Aykroyd also appeared in the film Coneheads alongside his brother, Dan, and in the film Spies Like Us.
He took over his brother’s role of Elwood in The Blues Brothers: The Animated Series, which never aired.
Most recently, Aykroyd co-created the Canadian sci-fi series Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal with Christopher Chacon.