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James Belushi

Actor / Composer / Comedian / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 06/15/1954 (65) | Chicago, Illinois, USA
James Adam Belushi (born June 15, 1954) is an Albanian-American actor, voice actor, comedian, singer and musician. He is the younger brother of late comic actor John Belushi and the father of actor Robert Belushi. He played the role of Jim on the sitcom According to Jim (2001–2009). His other television roles include Saturday Night Live (1983–1985), Wild Palms (1993), Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994–1997), Show Me a Hero (2015) and Twin Peaks (2017). Belushi has appeared in films such as Thief (1981), Trading Places (1983), About Last Night (1986), Salvador (1986), Red Heat (1988)... ()
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James Adam "Jim" Belushi (born June 15, 1954) is an American actor, comedian 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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Movies with James Belushi as Actor(90)

as Bear2018 Katie Says Goodbye
as Carol2017 Sollers Point
as Coach Wittenberg (voice)2017 Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie
as Humpty2017 Wonder Wheel
as Boone Lassiter2016 The Whole Truth
as Shepard2016 The Hollow Point
as Jim2016 Undrafted
as Les2015 Home Sweet Hell
as Mr. Cross (voice)2014 Stan Lee's Mighty 7
as The Cowardly Lion (voice)2013 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
as Coach Amross2012 Thunderstruck
as Dan Fox2011 Cougars, Inc.
as Building Super2011 New Year's Eve
as John Maddox2010 The Ghost Writer
as Bernie (voice)2008 Snow Buddies
as Dan Unger2007 Underdog
as They're all bitches Penguin (voice)2006 Farce of the Penguins
as Alder (voice)2006 Casper's Scare School
as Benny (voice)2006 The Wild
as The Woodsman (voice)2005 Hoodwinked!
as Doctor2004 DysEnchanted
as Elvis (as James Belushi)2003 Easy Sex
as Farmer George (voice)2002 Pinocchio
as Mike Dooley2002 K-9: P.I.
as Demon (voice)2002 Snow Dogs
as Harry Woltz2002 One Way Out
as Chuck Scarett2001 Joe Somebody
as Santa Claus / Tapir (voice)2000 Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire
as Pat Laughlin2000 Who Killed Atlanta's Children?
as Joe Dayton2000 Return to Me
as Stevie 'The Rose' Rosellini1999 Angel's Dance
as Frank Spello1999 Justice
as Det. Mike Dooley1999 K-911
as Billy Belasco1999 The Florentine
as Bill Manucci1999 Made Men
as Reginald (Voice)1999 The Nuttiest Nutcracker
as Overnight Delivery Boss (scenes deleted)1998 Overnight Delivery
as Oliver Harrison1997 Living in Peril
as Gonzargo (voice)1997 Babes in Toyland
as Frank1997 Retroactive
as Mario (as James Belushi)1997 Gold In The Streets
as Jim Belushi1997 Wag the Dog
as Skippy (voice)1997 Dog's Best Friend
as Phil Palmfeather (voice)1997 Mighty Ducks the Movie: The First Face-Off
as Detective Frank K Divinci1997 Gang Related
as Dad (voice)1997 Bad Baby
as Frank Machi1996 Race the Sun
as Mall Santa1996 Jingle All the Way
as Tom Beckwith1995 Separate Lives
as Charles Jackal, NBS Reporter1995 Canadian Bacon
as Rocko (voice)1995 The Pebble and the Penguin
as Sgt. Joe Gunn1995 Sahara
as Shane Royce1994 Royce
as Nick Dimas1994 Parallel Lives
as James Belushi1993 Last Action Hero
as Neil Schwary1992 Once Upon a Crime
as Jack Dobson1992 Traces of Red
as Salvatore Buonarte (as James Belushi)1991 Only the Lonely
as Bill Dancer1991 Curly Sue
as Shandy1991 Diary of a Hitman
as Gypsy1990 Masters of Menace
as Principal Latimer (as Jim Belushi)1990 Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe
as Carmine Bonavia1990 The Palermo Connection
as Jimmy Dworski1990 Taking Care of Business
as Larry Burrows1990 Mr. Destiny
as Man on Bus1989 Who's Harry Crumb?
as Dooley1989 K-9
as Homer Lanza1989 Homer and Eddie
as Det. Sgt. Art Ridzik1988 Red Heat
as Rick Latimer1987 The Principal
as Nick Pirandello1987 Real Men
as Sperry Repairman / Furious Cab Driver / Injured Cop1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
as Bernie Litgo1986 About Last Night...
as Bobby1986 Mutant Video
as Doctor Rock1986 Salvador
as Partick Martin1986 Little Shop of Horrors
as Saint Valentine1984 The Best Legs in Eighth Grade
as Mario1984 Pinocchio
as Harvey1983 Trading Places
as Barry1981 Thief
as Beach Bum (uncredited)1978 The Fury

TV Shows/Series with James Belushi as Actor(33)

Movies with James Belushi as Crew(1)

Writing/Screenplay1987 Number One with a Bullet

TV Shows/Series with James Belushi as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2001 According to Jim
Production/Producer2001 According to Jim
Writing/Writer1975 Saturday Night Live

Additional Information

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Full Name: James Adam Belushi
Born: Tuesday, 06/15 1954 (June) in Chicago (current age: 65 years + 67 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Southern Illinois University Carbondale, College of DuPage
Spouses (current/former): Marjorie Bransfield
Children: Robert Belushi
Siblings: John Belushi
Father: Adam Belushi
Mother: Agnes Belushi
Other names for James Belushi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"James Adam Belushi"
"Jim Belushi"
James Belushi frequently works together with these people:
Martin Short (13x, Actor)
Jay Leno (11x, Actor)
William Shatner (10x, Actor)
George Lopez (10x, Actor)
Sylvester Stallone (9x, Actor)
David Lynch (9x, Crew)
Tina Fey (9x, Actress)
Tom Arnold (9x, Actor)
Lindsay Lohan (8x, Actress)
Pierce Brosnan (8x, Actor)
John Candy (7x, Actor)
Dan Aykroyd (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4012, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/20/2019