John Belushi

"Celebrity Endorsement" PSA, 1993
1949 - 1982

John Belushi  American Actor


John Adam Belushi (/bəˈluːʃi/; January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an American comedian, actor, and musician. He is best known for his "intense energy and raucous attitude" which he displayed as one of the original cast members of the NBC...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship16 yrs, 2 mths
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 1 mth
Rumored Relationships1
First Name John
Last Name Belushi
Full Name at Birth John Adam Belushi
Alternative Name America's Guest
Age 33 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th January, 1949
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died 5th March, 1982
Place of Death Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Cocaine And Heroin Overdose
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Raised Eyebrow.
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Eastern Orthodox
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Wheaton Warrenville South High School, Wheaton, Illinois, United States (1967)
University University Of Wisconsin–Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States (Dropped Out), College Of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
Occupation Text Comedian, Actor, And Musician.
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame John "Bluto" Blutarsky In National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), "Joliet" Jake Blues, Lead Vocals In The Blues Brothers (1980).
Music Genre (Text) Musical comedy, Physical comedy, Improvisational Comedy, Variety, Music, Improvisational Comedy,, Musical comedy,, Physical comedy,, Variety, Music
Year(s) Active 1971–1982
Father Adam Anastos Belushi, (Was An Albanian Immigrant, From Qytezë, Albania.)
Mother Agnes Demetri (Samaras) (Was The Daughter Of Albanian Immigrants.)
Brother Billy Belushi, James Belushi (Actor)
Sister Marian Belushi
Family Member Robert Belushi (nephew) (actor)
Friend Dan Aykroyd (actor)
Favorite People Lucille Ball (comedian)
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John Belushi33 AquariusActor
Bambi Woods60 CancerPornstar
Cathy Smith69 TaurusSocialite
Judith Belushi-Pisano65 CapricornPersonality

Onscreen Matchups


Continental Divide1981 Ernie Souchak Movie
Neighbors1981 Earl Keese Movie
The Blues Brothers1980 'Joliet' Jake Blues Movie
19411979 Capt. Wild Bill Kelso Movie
Old Boyfriends1979 Eric Katz Movie
Animal House1978 John Blutarsky Movie
Goin' South1978 Deputy Hector Movie
All You Need Is Cash1978 Ron Decline, The most feared promoter in the world TV Movie
Grateful Dead: The Closing of Winterland1978 Jake Blues TV Movie
Things We Did Last Summer1977 Jake Blues TV Movie
The Beach Boys: It's OK1976 Cop #2 TV Movie
Shame of the Jungle1975 Craig Baker (English version, voice) Movie
Saturday Night Live1975 Samurai Futaba TV Show
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Comments on John Belushi

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MudfaceSep 23, 2014

I see the senses along the way.

CraigSnyderMay 2, 2013

He was a very underrated actor and a comedic genious. Sad about his demise.

MugginsFeb 11, 2013

There's no evidence that John Belushi ever slept with Cathy Smith. Cathy Smith said they were "platonic friends" and nothing more.

GooseJul 31, 2011

He cried over spilled beer, and I say "No use crying over spilled beer." I was watching "Animal House".

MouseMay 28, 2011

I heard he was found dead and bare. I blame it on the drugs. R.I.P., Johnny.

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