John Belushi

1949 - 1982

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John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an American comedian, actor and musician, and one of the seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL). Throughout his career, Belushi had a personal and artistic partnership with his fellow SNL star Dan Aykroyd, whom he met while they were both working at Chicago's Second City comedy club.Born in Chicago to Albanian American parents, Belushi started his own comedy troupe with Tino Insana and Steve Beshekas, called "The West Compass Trio". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Belushi has received more than 13,160,677 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). John Belushi is the 389th most popular actor (up from 431st in 2019), the 751st most popular biography from United States (up from 889th in 2019) and the 203rd most popular American Actor.

John Belushi is most famous for being a comedian and actor.

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  • 49

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  • 4.50

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  • 4.22

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Among actors, John Belushi ranks 389 out of 10,030Before him are Lino Ventura, Gloria Swanson, Chespirito, Jayne Mansfield, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and Jonathan Pryce. After him are Fernando Rey, Helena Bonham Carter, Lex Barker, Gian Maria Volonté, George Kennedy, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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Among people born in 1949, John Belushi ranks 35Before him are Robin Gibb, Alla Pugacheva, Don Johnson, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Thomas Sankara, and Sebastián Piñera. After him are George Foreman, Amin Maalouf, Linda Lovelace, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Philippe Petit, and Thaksin Shinawatra. Among people deceased in 1982, John Belushi ranks 32Before him are Gilles Villeneuve, Hans Selye, Hugh Everett III, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Helen of Greece and Denmark, and E. H. Carr. After him are Mikhail Suslov, Curd Jürgens, Cevdet Sunay, Lee Strasberg, Ivan Bagramyan, and Walther Wenck.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Belushi ranks 751 out of 15,968Before him are Adam Sandler (1966), Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Charles Cooley (1864), Ray Manzarek (1939), Jayne Mansfield (1933), and Ambrose Bierce (1842). After him are C. Wright Mills (1916), Joe DiMaggio (1914), John Dos Passos (1896), Lex Barker (1919), Aaron T. Beck (1921), and George Foreman (1949).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Belushi ranks 203Before him are James Woods (1947), Bill Bixby (1934), James Cromwell (1940), Brian Dennehy (1938), Gloria Swanson (1899), and Jayne Mansfield (1933). After him are Lex Barker (1919), George Kennedy (1925), Mark Hamill (1951), Sally Field (1946), Courteney Cox (1964), and June Carter Cash (1929).

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