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Jim Belushi

James Adam Belushi (born June 15, 1954) is an American actor, comedian, singer and musician. He is best known for his title role of James "Jim" Orenthal on the American sitcom According to Jim. He is the younger brother of the late comic actor John Belushi. Belushi was born in Chicago to Adam Anastos Belushi, an Albanian from Qytezë, Korçë, and Agnes Demetri (Samaras) Belushi, who was born in Ohio from Greek-Albanian immigrants from Korçë. He was raised in Wheaton, a Chicago suburb, along with his three siblings: Older brother John, older sister Marian, and younger brother Billy. After graduating from Wheaton Central High School, Jim Belushi attended the College of DuPage, and graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a degree in Speech and Theatre Arts. This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.

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Jun 15, 1954 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Belushi 2020-10-14
Known For
Poster of Hoodwinked!
Poster of Into the Valley of Death
Poster of Last Action Hero
Poster of Red Heat
Movie Belushi Self (archive footage) 2020-10-14
Series Growing Belushi Self 2020-08-19
Movie John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster Narrator 2019-07-25
Movie Katie Says Goodbye Bear 2018-03-08
Movie Sollers Point Carol 2017-10-19
Movie A Change of Heart Hank 2017-03-17
Movie Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie Coach Wittenberg (voice) 2017-11-23
Movie Wonder Wheel Humpty 2017-12-01
Movie Tell It Martin Himself 2017-12-05
Movie The Number of Completion Himself 2017-12-05
Movie The Polish Accountant Himself 2017-12-05
Movie A Bloody Finger in Your Mouth Himself 2017-12-05
Movie The Whole Truth Boone Lassiter 2016-03-25
Movie The Hollow Point Shepard 2016-12-16
Movie Undrafted Jim 2016-07-15
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015-02-15
Movie Home Sweet Hell Les 2015-03-13
Series Good Girls Revolt William "Wick" McFadden 2015-11-04
Movie The Curious Case of the Chicago Cubs 2015-10-16
Series Show Me a Hero Angelo Martinelli 2015-08-16
Movie Stan Lee's Mighty 7 Mr. Cross (voice) 2014-02-01
Movie Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return The Cowardly Lion (voice) 2014-05-08
Movie The Secret Lives of Dorks Bronko 2013-09-27
Movie Thunderstruck Coach Amross 2012-08-24
Movie Cougars, Inc. Dan Fox 2011-04-21
Movie New Year's Eve Building Super 2011-12-08
Movie The Ghost Writer John Maddox 2010-02-12
Series Buccaneers & Bones Unknown 2010-12-31
Series The Defenders Nick Morelli 2010-09-22
Series The Talk Self 2010-10-18
Movie Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King Glob (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie Snow Buddies Bernie (voice) 2008-02-05
Movie Farce of the Penguins They're all bitches Penguin (voice) 2007-07-14
Movie Underdog Dan Unger 2007-08-03
Movie The Wild Benny (voice) 2006-03-06
Movie Hoodwinked - The True Behind the Scenes Story Himself 2006-05-02
Movie Casper's Scare School Alder (voice) 2006-10-20
Series Second City: First Family of Comedy 2006-08-25
Series My Crazy Life Unknown 2005-03-16
Movie Tugger: The Jeep 4x4 Who Wanted to Fly Tugger (voice) 2005-07-15
Movie Dog's Best Friend Skippy (voice) 2005-10-17
Movie Hoodwinked! The Woodsman (voice) 2005-12-16
Movie DysEnchanted Doctor 2004-01-01
Series Fatherhood 2004-06-20
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003-02-21
Series E!'s 101 Unknown 2003-07-13
Series I'm with Her Leslie Buren 2003-09-23
Movie Easy Sex Elvis (as James Belushi) 2003-10-24
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie One Way Out Harry Woltz 2002-02-01
Series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Coach Gruber (voice) 2002-07-20
Movie Snow Dogs Demon (voice) 2002-01-18
Movie K-9: P.I. Mike Dooley 2002-07-30
Movie Rugrats: Babies in Toyland Santa Claus (voice) 2002-12-21
Series Ozzy & Drix Unknown 2002-09-14
Series According to Jim Jim 2001-10-03
Movie Into the Valley of Death Unknown 2001-06-05
Movie Joe Somebody Chuck Scarett 2001-12-21
Movie Who Killed Atlanta's Children? Pat Laughlin 2000-07-15
Movie Return to Me Joe Dayton 2000-04-07
Movie Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire Santa Claus / Tapir (voice) 2000-09-01
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie The Florentine Billy Belasco 1999-01-01
Movie Angel's Dance Stevie 'The Rose' Rosellini 1999-01-01
Movie Justice Frank Spello 1999-01-14
Movie K-911 Mike Dooley 1999-12-07
Movie Arnold Schwarzenegger: Hollywood Hero James Belushi 1999-11-09
Movie Made Men Bill Manucci 1999-06-11
Movie The Nuttiest Nutcracker Reginald (Voice) 1999-10-19
Movie Bad Baby Dad (voice) 1997-04-06
Movie Gold In The Streets Mario (as James Belushi) 1997-03-19
Movie Retroactive Frank 1997-01-01
Movie Living in Peril Oliver Harrison 1997-06-21
Movie Babes in Toyland Gonzargo (voice) 1997-01-01
Series Cow and Chicken Unknown 1997-09-16
Movie Wag the Dog Jim Belushi 1997-12-25
Movie Gang Related Detective Frank K Divinci 1997-10-08
Series Total Security 1997-09-27
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Race the Sun Frank Machi 1996-03-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Mighty Ducks the Movie: The First Face-Off Phil Palmfeather (voice) 1996-09-06
Movie Jingle All the Way Mall Santa 1996-11-21
Series Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series Unknown 1996-09-07
Movie Sahara Sgt. Joe Gunn 1995-04-25
Movie Destiny Turns on the Radio Tuerto 1995-04-28
Movie The Pebble and the Penguin Rocko (voice) 1995-04-12
Series Die Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Movie Separate Lives Tom Beckwith 1995-09-08
Movie Canadian Bacon Charles Jackal, NBS Reporter 1995-06-08
Movie Parallel Lives Nick Dimas 1994-08-04
Movie Royce Shane Royce 1994-08-31
Series Gargoyles Unknown 1994-10-24
Series Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Unknown 1994-10-30
Series Wild Palms Harry Wyckoff 1993-05-16
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Last Action Hero James Belushi 1993-06-18
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Once Upon a Crime Neil Schwary 1992-03-06
Series The Larry Sanders Show Unknown 1992-08-15
Movie Traces of Red Jack Dobson 1992-11-13
Movie Only the Lonely Salvatore Buonarte (as James Belushi) 1991-05-24
Movie Curly Sue Bill Dancer 1991-10-24
Movie Diary of a Hitman Shandy 1991-11-20
Movie Wedding Band Reverend 1990-03-02
Movie The Palermo Connection Carmine Bonavia 1990-02-01
Movie Taking Care of Business Jimmy Dworski 1990-08-16
Series Twin Peaks Bradley Mitchum 1990-04-08
Movie Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe Principal Latimer (as Jim Belushi) 1990-12-18
Movie Mr. Destiny Larry Burrows 1990-10-12
Movie Masters of Menace Gypsy 1990-09-06
Movie Who's Harry Crumb? Man on Bus 1989-02-03
Movie K-9 Mike Dooley 1989-04-28
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
Series America's Funniest Home Videos Unknown 1989-11-26
Movie Homer and Eddie Homer Lanza 1989-08-17
Movie Red Heat Art Ridzik 1988-06-17
Movie The Principal Rick Latimer 1987-09-18
Movie Real Men Nick Pirandello 1987-09-25
Movie Mutant Video Bobby 1986-04-01
Movie The Birthday Boy Unknown 1986-01-02
Movie Little Shop of Horrors Partick Martin 1986-12-19
Movie Salvador Doctor Rock 1986-04-23
Movie Jumpin' Jack Flash Sperry Repairman / Furious Cab Driver / Injured Cop 1986-04-23
Movie About Last Night... Bernie Litgo 1986-07-02
Movie The Man with One Red Shoe Morris 1985-07-18
Movie The Best Legs in Eighth Grade Saint Valentine 1984-01-02
Movie Pinocchio Mario 1984-05-14
Movie Trading Places Harvey 1983-06-07
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Mario 1982-09-11
Movie Thief Barry 1981-03-27
Series Working Stiffs Unknown 1979-09-15
Movie The Fury Beach Bum (uncredited) 1978-03-10
Series Who's Watching the Kids? Unknown 1978-09-22
Series Laverne & Shirley Unknown 1976-01-27
Series Saturday Night Live Himself 1975-10-11