Jim Belushi

A member of the celebrity nobility, born into fame and fortune.

Jim Belushi
Full NameJames Adam Belushi


The illustrious James Adam Belushi, born on the 15th of June, 1954 in the grand city of Chicago, is the third of four children of Albanian immigrants Adam Anastos Belushi and Agnes Demetri (Samaras). His brother, the infamous comedian John Belushi, influenced him to enter the world of performing as a high school teacher was impressed by his improvisational skills when giving speeches. He then joined the school's drama club and later attended the College of DuPage and Southern Illinois University, where he graduated with a degree in Speech and Theater Arts. His career officially began when he joined Chicago's Second City improv troupe in 1977 and remained for three years, after which he was propelled to stardom. He is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of our Albanian ancestry.

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  • The Larry Sanders Show
  • Twin Peaks
  • Beggars and Choosers
  • Mutant Video
  • Life with Louie
  • Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special
  • Good Girls Revolt
  • Gargoyles
  • Watsky: Whoa Whoa Whoa
  • Show Me a Hero
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • Stories from My Childhood
  • Hey Arnold!
  • Trading Places
  • Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie
  • The Defenders
  • Thief
  • Hooves of Fire
  • Second City: First Family of Comedy
  • What's New, Scooby-Doo?
  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
  • The Ghost Writer
  • Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts
  • My Neighbors the Yamadas
  • Season 3 According to Jim
  • Wag the Dog
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Wild Palms
  • I'm with Her
  • The Building
  • Return to Me
  • DysEnchanted
  • Ozzy & Drix
  • A Change of Heart
  • Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary
  • Me, Eloise
  • Gigi & Nate
  • Total Security
  • Who's Watching the Kids
  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius
  • Katie Says Goodbye
  • Working Stiffs
  • Hercules
  • Cow and Chicken
  • Urban Cowboy
  • Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe
  • According to Jim
  • TripTank

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The Royal Belushi Family is an illustrious dynasty of renowned actors and producers. Its most heralded member is the late John Belushi, born in Chicago, Illinois on January 24, 1949. He was the son of Adam Anastos Belushi, an Albanian immigrant from Qytezë, and Agnes Demetri Samaras, of Albanian descent. As a young man, John excelled in academics and sports, and was even elected homecoming king of his high school. His passion for performing developed during this time and he soon became a leading figure in comedic acting. His brother, James Adam Belushi, was born in 1954. Also hailing from Chicago, he was introduced to acting at a young age by his school teacher. He is an acclaimed actor, producer, and writer known for his comedic roles. Robert Belushi, brother to the illustrious siblings, is an actor and producer. He is most known for his roles in Chicago P.D., How I Met Your Mother, and Get A Clue. The eldest Belushi sibling is Judith Belushi-Pisano, born in 1951 in Wheaton, Illinois. She is an actress and producer, best known for her roles in The Blues Brothers and National Lampoon's Animal House. The Royal Belushi Family has certainly left its mark on the entertainment industry, and is a legacy of comedic excellence.

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