Popular Canadian actor, writer, and comedian, Peter Jonathan Aykroyd is well known as Peter Aykroyd passed away at the age of 66. The actor was best known for work on “Saturday Night Live” and many more movies of the industry. Being an actor, he was a popular comedian, writer, and producer as well.
He was a member of the Second City comedy troupe in Toronto before becoming a part of SNL in 1979 during the fifth season of the show. Peter was a younger brother of Dan Aykroyd. Peter had worked in various projects and served as a writer and cast member for one season of the NBC sketch series.
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He gained his popularity after starring in ‘Coneheads”, “Spies Like Us” and many more. He also co-writes “Nothing But Trouble” in 1991 with his brother Dan, who directed one of the most favourite comedy films for the watchers. Along with this, Peter Aykroyd also worked as a voice role in “The Blues Brithers” which is an animated series with Jim Belushi. Peter also gained huge popularity by appearing in Canadian sci-fi drama series “PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal” with Christopher Chacon.
According to the sources, the passing of the actor was announced on Sunday morning in the episode of “SNL”. Saturday Night Live – SNL shared a video on Twitter and captioned,” Peter Aykroyd 1955-2021 SNL ’79-80’ ” The Java Junkie”.
Peter Aykroyd was born on November 19, 1955 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was the younger brother of Dan Aykroyd and they both appeared in Saturday Night Live. They both wrote the movie story “Nothing But Trouble” in the early of 90s where Peter wrote the story and Dan wrote the screenplay. Along with this, Peter Aykroyd and Jim Belushi provided the voices of Elwood Blues and Jake Blues for the cartoon named ‘The Blue Brothers: Animated Series”.
With all of this, he has worked in various popular movies and earned huge respect for his characters. Some of the prominent movie of him was Spies Like Us, Coneheads, Nothing But Trouble, Gas, Doctor Detroit, Nothing Lasts Forever, Dragnet, Nothing But Trouble, Coneheads, and Kids of the Round Table.
Some of the most popular TV show of the actor was From Here To Maternity, Second City TV, Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills, Justice, and many more. After featuring in such movies and shows, he had worked in numerous project but today, we lost the real gem of the industry who gave us amazing moments. He will be remembered by his family and friends. Rest in peace Peter Aykroyd.