Peter Aykroyd has sadly died at the age of 66.
The passing of former Saturday Night Live actor and writer was announced on Saturday’s SNL hosted by Simu Liu.
A clip of a short film starring Aykroyd named Java Junkie was aired on the show.
Peter starred as a character addicted to coffee.
“The Java Junkie” pic.twitter.com/5IJWJTezgz
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) November 21, 2021
The clip ends with a title card paying tribute to the star.
Born November 19 1955, Aykroyd began his entertainment career with roles in The New Avengers before joining SNL in 1979 as a writer and cast member.
He also earned an Emmy nomination.
Peter‘s cause of death has not been released.
Rest in Peace, Peter.
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