John Belushi

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Birthday
24, 1949
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Mar 5, 1982 (33)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
24, 1949
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Mar 5, 1982 (33)

About

Actor, Saturday Night Live cast member, and Blues Brothers comedian who posthumously received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on April 1, 2004. Three of the four movies he starred in were with Dan Akroyd; the exception is the cult comedy film Animal House.

Before Fame

He was an All-American football player and intended to become a coach. He had his first break as a comedian when he parodied Woodstock in National Lampoon's Lemmings.

Trivia

He died when he mixed cocaine and heroine at age 33.

Family Life

His father was an immigrant from Albania. He met his future wife, Judy Jacklin, at Wheaton Central High School and they married in 1976.

Associated With

He was the brother of TV actor Jim Belushi.