Dan Aykroyd is a Canadian actor, director and comedian born in 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Aykroyd was part of the original cast of Saturday Night Live. He is also well known for his roles in The Blues Brothers, Trading Places, Ghostbusters, Driving Miss Daisy, Coneheads and Caddyshack 2. He was nominated for an Academy in 1988 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 1977, he won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety Series. Aykroyd is married to actress Donna Dixon and has three children.