John Belushi

Born Jan 24, 1949
  • Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Musician
Net Worth
$2 Million
John Adam Belushi 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 sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, in his role in the film Animal House and in his recordings and per...

John Belushi Stats


: John Adam Belushi, Jake Blues, "Joilet" Jake Blues, Jake, Kevin Scott, America's Guest


: Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Musician


: 5 ft 7 in (1.727 m)


: Albanian American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: January 24, 1949

Place of Birth

: Humboldt Park

Date of Death

: March 5, 1982

Place of Death

: Hollywood

Cause of Death

: Heroin overdose | Speedball

John Belushi Influences

  1. Lucille Ball
    Lucille Ball
  2. David Steinberg
    David Steinberg
  3. Lenny Bruce
    Lenny Bruce

John Belushi Peers

  1. Bill Murray
    Bill Murray

John Belushi Film Roles

  1. 1941
    Capt. Wild Bill Kelso
  2. The Rutles
    Ron Decline
    The Rutles
  3. Goin' South
    Deputy Hector
  4. National Lampoon's Animal House
    John "Bluto" Blutarsky
    National Lampoon's Animal House
  5. The Blues Brothers
    'Joliet' Jake Blues
    The Blues Brothers
  6. Continental Divide
    Ernie Souchak
  7. Neighbors
    Earl Keese
  8. National Lampoon: Lemmings
  9. Tarzoon, Shame of the Jungle
  10. Old Boyfriends
    Eric Katz
    Old Boyfriends

John Belushi Film Appearances

  1. 100 Years of Comedy
    100 Years of Comedy
  2. Best of the Blues Brothers
  3. The Best of the Blues Brothers
    The Best of the Blues Brothers
  4. The Best of John Belushi
  5. Saturday Night Live: 25 Years of Music Volume 1
    Saturday Night Live: 25 Years of Music Volume 1
  6. Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live
  7. The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations Tour

John Belushi TV Starring Roles

  1. The Richard Pryor Show
  2. Saturday Night Live

John Belushi TV Guest Roles

  1. Donald Pleasence/Fear
  2. Paul Simon/James Taylor

John Belushi TV Appearances

  1. Saturday Night Live

John Belushi Musical Groups

  1. The Blues Brothers
    Lead Vocals

John Belushi Books

  1. National Lampoon Lemmings