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Judy Belushi-Pisano, widow of the iconic comedian John Belushi, passes away at 73

Judy Belushi-Pisano, Widow of Legendary Comedian John Belushi, Dies at 73

The entertainment industry is mourning the loss of actor and producer Judy Belushi-Pisano, who passed away at the age of 73. Judy was the widow of the legendary comedian John Belushi and played a significant role in preserving his legacy.

The news of Judy’s passing was announced by the Belushi and Pisano families on Facebook, where they paid tribute to her dedication and creative contributions to iconic projects like The Blues Brothers. They highlighted how Judy, along with Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi, created a timeless blend of music and laughter that continues to resonate with audiences.

Judy Belushi-Pisano’s journey in show business began when she met John at Wheaton Central High School in Illinois. They eventually moved to New York, where Judy worked as an associate producer for ‘The National Lampoon Radio Hour’ and collaborated on projects like ‘The Blues Brothers’ and ‘National Lampoon’s Animal House’. Despite facing personal tragedy with John’s untimely death in 1982, Judy remained dedicated to preserving his legacy.

Beyond her contributions to John’s work, Judy also authored his biography and played a key role in the production of the 2020 documentary ‘John Belushi’. She later remarried writer/producer Victor Pisano and together they managed The Official Blues Brothers Revival, ensuring that John’s legacy continued to thrive.

Judy Belushi-Pisano’s impact on the entertainment industry and her unwavering dedication to preserving John Belushi’s legacy will be remembered by fans and colleagues alike. She leaves behind a legacy of creativity, passion, and love that will continue to inspire future generations in the industry.

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