Dan Aykroyd's Brother Peter, Who Also Starred on 'SNL,' Dead at 66

Dan Aykroyd's Brother Peter, Who Also Starred on 'SNL,' Dead at 66


Nov. 21 (UPI) — Peter Aykroyd, a former Saturday Night Live featured player/writer and the younger brother of comedy legend Dan Aykroyd, has died at the age of 66, the sketch-comedy show announced.

This weekend’s edition of SNL featured a photo of the late Canadian performer — who appeared on the show 1979-80 — with his birth and death years 1955-2021.

The SNL Twitter feed also showed “Java Junkie,” a short comedy film starring Aykroyd and Teri Garr.

Peter Aykroyd
1955-2021
SNL ’79-’80
“The Java Junkie” pic.twitter.com/5IJWJTezgz

— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) November 21, 2021

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His other credits include PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, Nothing But Trouble, Coneheads, The New Avengers and SCTV.

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