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Birth Name: John Belushi
Born: 01/24/1949
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Death Place: Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 03/05/1982

John Adam Belushi was born in Chicago, IL on Jan. 24, 1949; the son of an Albanian immigrant father, Adam, who owned a restaurant, and a mother, Agnes, who worked at a pharmacy. The couple raised John and his three siblings, including younger brother and future star Jim, in nearby Wheaton, IL, where he began his formal education at Edison Middle School. Belushi was assumed to be the heir to his father's restaurant business, but while attending Wheaton Central High School, Belushi came into his own as a star athlete, gravitating towards sports like football, track and wrestling. He also excelled in drama class, kept his teachers in stitches with his sharp wit and spot-on imitations, and rocke... Continue Bio >>




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