Concurrent with his drudgery in Saturday Darkness Living Aykroyd played the impersonation of Purvis Bickle elevate manipulator at the invented corporation slab 99 Sumach Thoroughfare in the CBC US boob tube series Coming Up Rosie.
After leaving Saturday Formal tenebrosity Breathing Aykroyd starred in a integer of predominantly comedy films with uneven results both commercially and artistically. When starting out in the coating trade Aykroyd would morning star with his old china Belushi in three films The Blues Brothers Neighbors and 1941. One of his received performances was as a scoundrel in the 1983 jocose photoplay Trading Places a great topple was in the earlier 1941 (head Steven Spielberg received the onus of the estimation but Akyroyd's carrying-on as an Army Sergeant was either played unbending or quite manic).
Aykroyd at wrote the lines of Dr. Flag Venkman in Ghostbusters (1984) with John Belushi in sagacity but rewrote the division for another conspicuous SNL Colloq US jock Nib Murray after Belushi died. Aykroyd Euphemistic pre-owned to quip that the leafy ghoul (who would later lure to be known as "Slimer" in the ebullient series and was credited as such in the second coating) was "the vision of John Belushi" based on the almost identical debauch mammal persona. Ghostbusters became a gigantic ascendancy for Aykroyd as a framer Brit journo and one of the usher actors the covering's ardour came from Aykroyd's allure with parapsychology.
Aykroyd participated in the recording of We are the Earth in 1985.
Aykroyd was nominated for an Academy Award as Pre-eminent Supporting Actor for 1989's Driving Old maid Daisy.
His directorial debut was 1991's N But Encumber. It starred Demi Moore Chevy Hunt John Confectionery and Aykroyd himself sporting an oddly phallic prosthetic nose. The coat was a deprecative and box house tumble. Other efforts in the 1990s including Vent To Eden Blues Brothers 2000 and Getting Away with Matricide were also inadequately received. He also made an uncredited advent in the Michael Moore overlay Canadian Bacon as a motorcycle cop.
In 1997 Aykroyd starred in a lived sitcom on ABC called Psyche Man. The show lasted one time. In the 2000s Aykroyd's membrane appearances possess tended to be small insigne parts in budget productions such as a signals analyst in Nonpareil Harbor and a neurologist in 50 First Dates. In 2001 Aykroyd starred in the Woody Allen dusting The Oath of the Nag Scorpion.
In February 2007 Aykroyd revealed that he would be provided acting for a Ghostbusters III CGI layout although he stated that that would not prove until next year. He is also along with Harold Ramis penmanship and appearing in the upcoming Ghostbusters video amusement which inclination also character Beak Murray Ernie Hudson Annie Potts William Atherton and Brian Murray.
It was John Belushi who discovered the horde Trepidation and brought them to Cherokee Studios to list songs for the soundtrack of a main passage artwork he and Dan Aykroyd were starring in called "Neighbors." Music producing partners Steve Cropper and Bruce Robb (creator) recollect recording the eventful platoon's music but no person knows verbatim what happened with the closing soundtrack which was finally replaced in the dusting by plumb historic film tally.
On the 2008 unloose of Slang geezer Ottawa born blues musician Jones' album Bluelisted Aykroyd wrote the liner notes.