Peter Aykroyd, the weak forged member and creator on “Saturday Evening Live” and brother to Dan Aykroyd, has died. He used to be 66. A cause in the help of death has no longer been released.

Aykroyd’s passing used to be launched on Saturday’s Simu Liu-hosted episode of “Saturday Evening Live.” The program aired a tribute to the dreary comic in the invent of a rapid film that he had starred in titled “The Java Junkie.”

The noir parody parts Aykroyd as a buggy character darting spherical city to satiate his espresso addiction. The rapid ends with a title card in tribute to Aykroyd.

Peter Aykroyd used to be born on Nov. 19, 1955 and used to be raised in Ottawa, Canada alongside his older brother, Dan Aykroyd. He began his foray into comedy by becoming a member of the 2nd Metropolis comedy troupe in Toronto after playing roles in “The Glossy Avengers” and “SCTV.”

Aykroyd joined “Saturday Evening Live” in 1979, serving as a creator and featured participant. He earned a shared Emmy nomination in the class of great writing in a unfold or song program one day of his twelve months-long tenure at the demonstrate.

Aykroyd persevered to work alongside his brother genuine by his profession, playing featured roles in the movies “Coneheads” and “Spies Admire Us.” Peter and Dan also co-wrote the 1991 comedy “Nothing however Difficulty.” He also performed a impart role on the “The Blues Brothers” engaging sequence alongside Jim Belushi. The pair took on the roles originated by their respective brothers, Dan and John, on “Saturday Evening Live” and in the 1980 comedy film.

In the later 1990s, Peter Aykroyd worked with Christopher Chacon as co-creators on the sequence “PSI Component: Chronicles of the Paranormal,” a Canadian sci-fi program hosted by his brother Dan. The sequence enjoyed a four-season hotfoot.

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