John Belushi

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 67
John Adam Belushi was an American actor, comedian and singer, and one of the seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL). Throughout his career, Belushi had a close personal and artistic partnership with his fellow SNL star Dan Aykroyd, whom he met while they were both working at Chicago's The Second City comedy club.

John Adam Belushi was an American actor, comedian and singer, and one of the seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL). Throughout his career, Belushi had a close personal and artistic partnership with his fellow SNL star Dan Aykroyd, whom he met while they were both working at Chicago's The Second City comedy club.

Birth Name

John Adam Belushi

Born

Monday, 24 January 1949

Died

Friday, 05 March 1982

Actor Filmography

The Story of Late Night Self 2021
Belushi Self / Self (archive footage) 2020
The Movies That Made Us Self 2019
Cola Wars Self 2019
Love, Gilda Self 2018
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Himself (archive footage) 2018
Studio 54 Self / Self (archive footage) 2018
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (archive footage) 2017
The History of Comedy (archive footage) 2017
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story Of The National Lampoon Actor (archive footage) 2015
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Story of Late Night Self 2021
Belushi Self / Self (archive footage) 2020
The Movies That Made Us Self 2019
Cola Wars Self 2019
Love, Gilda Self 2018
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Himself (archive footage) 2018
Studio 54 Self / Self (archive footage) 2018
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (archive footage) 2017
The History of Comedy (archive footage) 2017
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story Of The National Lampoon Actor (archive footage) 2015
I Am Chris Farley Himself (archive footage) 2015
The Seventies Himself 2015
Rock Legends Himself (archive footage) 2014
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Self 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Too Young to Die Himself (archive footage) 2012
America's Book of Secrets Self - Guest at the Playboy Mansion 2012
The Tragic Side of Comedy Himself (archive footage) 2009
What If...? Voice Talent (archive sound) 2009
The American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story himself 2006
Final 24 Himself 2006
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd Various Characters 2005
Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi Himself / Various (archive footage) 2005
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream Self 2005
'Duel': A Conversation with Director Steven Spielberg Capt. Wild Bill Kelso - in "1941". (archive footage) 2004
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second Himself (archive footage) 2003
Saturday Night Live Christmas Himself 1999
Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes Himself (archive footage) 1998
The Making Of '1941' Himself 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
The Best of the Blues Brothers Jake Blues (archive footage) 1994
Modern Marvels Sumo 1993
When the Applause Died Himself (archive footage) 1990
Inside Edition Himself 1988
The Best Of Chevy Chase Himself (archive footage) 1987
Neighbors Earl Keese 1981
Steve Martin's Best Show Ever Zhelezna Postruk 1981
Continental Divide Ernie Souchak 1981
The Blues Brothers 'Joliet' Jake Blues (as Jake) 1980
1941 Capt. Wild Bill Kelso 1979
Old Boyfriends Eric Katz 1979
Grateful Dead: The Closing of Winterland Jake Blues 1978
Goin' South Deputy Hector 1978
National Lampoon's Animal House John Blutarsky 1978
20/20 Himself (archive footage) 1978
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash Ron Decline, The most feared promoter in the world 1978
The Richard Pryor Show 1977
Saturday Night Live Various, Samurai Futaba / Various, Joe Cocker / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Various / Henry Kissinger, Various / Himself - Various Characters, Various / Lou Grant, Various / The Beaver / Bud Anderson / Mr. Williams, Vasiliy Alekseyev / Robert Blake / Various, Visitor / Carl / Self, Waiter / Member / Spokesperson / Scott Shuman / Judge / Himself - Various Characters, White Scottie / Samurai Futaba / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Samurai Futaba / Waiter / Slezeball / Self, Self (archive footage), Self (voice), Sheila Ellington / Steve Bushakis / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Steve Bushakis / Various, Student / announcer / actor / Morton Kamen, Tip O'Neil / Husband / Uncle Krabosh / Joe Mel, Jr / Napoleon / Self, Tom Burke / Paul Rutherford / Self, Truman Capote / Self / Various, Adolfo / Guest / Rico / Patient / Himself - Various Characters, Al Hirt / Various, Bee / Himself - Various Characters, Bee / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Bert Lance / judge / Roy Orbison / contestant / Self, Bugs / Lopez / Sam Peckinpah / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Caller / Roach / Bodyguard / Jovan Shegula / victim / Kevin / Self, Captain Kirk / William Shatner / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Cesar Romero / Elvis Presley / Sun Myung Moon / Various, Dennis Timplitt / Self / Bee / Himself - Various Characters, Dino De Laurentiis / Self, Don Vito Corleone / Various, Dr. Haskell Lack / Charlie Morgan / cowboy / Judah / Fredrick Leeuwenhoek / Larry Farber / Self, Franklin Roosevelt / John The Tanner / Self, Fred Silverman / Alan / Pete / Self, Fred Silverman / Captain Ned / Pablo, Fred Silverman / Rudy Schutz / Joe, Fred Silverman / Tony Delightful / Windowpane Watson / Samurai Futaba, Grave robber / Richard Daley / Steve Parrish / Self, Henry Kissinger / Various, Hermann Goering / Various, Jake Blues / Samurai Futaba / Mr. Bernstein / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Jake Blues / Various, Jawaharlal Nehru / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Jeff Widette / Various, Joe Cocker / Ed Ames / Various, Joliet Jake Blues / Various, Killer Bee / Vito Corleone / Various / Himself - Various Characters, King / Bee / Matt Hooper / Anthony Q / Himself - Various Characters, Kuldroth / Henry Kissinger / Various, Larry Farber / Samurai Futaba / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Larry Farber / Sanjay Gandhi / Various, Leonid Brezhnev / Various, Lowell Brock / Larry Farber / George Wallace / Truman Capote / Various, Lowell Brock / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Lt. Testosterone / Mr. Klein / Michael Mykonos / Socrates / Larry Farber / Self, Marlon Brando / Samurai Futaba / Steve Bushakis / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Matt Cooper / Ludwig von Beethoven / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Mr. Kromer / Martin Gresner / Various / Himself - Various Characters, Pete / Paul Sunberg / Self, Samurai Futaba / Elizabeth Taylor / Various, Samurai Futaba / Kuldroth / Various, Samurai Futaba / Pete / Self, Samurai Futaba / Steve Bushakis / Various, Samurai Futaba / Various / Himself - Various Characters 1975
Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle Craig Baker (voice) 1975
National Lampoon Television Show: Lemmings Dead in Concert Goldie Oldie 1973
1979 Emmy Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program Nominated
1978 Emmy Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Won
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