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Dan Aykroyd Biography

Updated On 24 Jun, 2016 Published On 24 Jun, 2016
Dan Aykroyd

Facts of Dan Aykroyd

Date of Birth :
Age : 69 years old
Family Name : Aykroyd
Birth Country : Canada
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 6 Feet 1 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Dan Aykroyd

What is Dan Aykroyd marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Dan Aykroyd have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Dan Aykroyd having any relationship affair ?: Yes3 affair
Is Dan Aykroyd Gay ? No

Famous dynamically as an actor, comedian, screenwriter and musician, Dan Aykroyd grew up in Canadian capital, Ottawa. His father Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd worked as a policy advisor of Canadian prime minister and his mother Lorraine Hélène worked as a secretary. He gained his first professional experience by working in Canadian sketch comedy series, The Hart and Lorne Terrific Hour. However, he gained fame after working on a late night comedy show "Saturday Night Live". He was first hired to be the writer of the show but later he got into the cast members. He founded American blues and rhythm and blues revivalist band "The Blues Brothers" in 1976 along with John Belushi. He also worked in the famous movies such as Ghostbusters series. He worked in movie direction starting with the movie "Nothing but Trouble."

Being raised in a Catholic Church Aykroyd had intended to become a priest until the age of 17. After completing high school, he studied criminology and sociology at Carleton University but dropped out before completing his degree. He is currently married with three children, i.e., three daughters. He was briefly engaged with Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher before getting married to Donna Dixon.


Dan Aykroyd Affairs

  1. First Affair with Rosie Shuster

    Dan was found to be dating Rosie Shuster around 1977. However, this fact was not much brought up into public and this remained a rumor.

  2. Second Affair with Carrie Fisher

    Dan Aykroyd was engaged with the Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher in 1979. But after two years of relationship, they got separated when Carrie got back together with Paul Simon.

  3. Third Affair with Penny Marshall

    Shortly after getting separated with Carrie, Dan had started dating Penny Marshall who is an American actress, director and producer.

Dan Aykroyd Married

First Marriage with Donna Dixon

Dan got married to Donna Dixon whom he had met on the set of the movie Doctor Detroit. They have three children together and are still happily married.

Dan Aykroyd Children

DAUGHTER : Danielle Aykroyd

Mother: Donna Dixon

She is the first daughter of Dan Aykroyd. She has worked as an actress in the movie Coneheads (1993). Her study is associated with English, African American Studies, and Blues History in Harvard University.

DAUGHTER : Belle Kingston Aykroyd

Mother: Donna Dixon

Belle Kingston Aykroyd is the second daughter of Dan. Dan named her middle name after his favorite vacation destination, Kingston.

DAUGHTER : Stella Irene August Aykroyd

Mother: Donna Dixon

Stella is the youngest daughter of Dan. She is famous for her photoshoots and vines.

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