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Belushi, John (the Black Rhino)

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Born: 1949 AD
Died: 1982 AD, at 33 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians

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1949 – He was born on the 24th day of January this year in Chicago, Illinois, USA .

 

1971 - Belushi's first big break as a comedian occurred when he joined The Second City comedy troupe in Chicago, Illinois.

 

1972 -he participated in National Lampoon's Lemmings stage show.

 

1973 – He aired The Radio Hour, a half-hour comedy program syndicated across the country on approximately 600 stations.

 

1975 –He achieved national fame for his work on Saturday Night Live, which he joined as an original cast member.

 

1979 - He left Saturday Night Live , to pursue a film career He left Saturday Night Live in 1979 to pursue a film career. and three of them, 1941, Neighbors, and most notably The Blues Brothers were made with fellow SNL alumnus Dan Aykroyd.

 

1982 – He was found dead, in a hotel room at the Chateau Marmont on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The cause of death was a speedball, an injection of cocaine and heroin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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