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Harold Ramis

Comedian / Film Director / Writer / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 11/21/1944 († 69, 02/24/2014) | Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Harold Allen Ramis (November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014) was an American actor, comedian, director and writer. His best-known film acting roles were as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989) and as Russell Ziskey in Stripes (1981); he also co-wrote those films. As a director, his films include the comedies Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (1993), and Analyze This (1999). Ramis was the original head writer of the television series SCTV, on which he also performed, as well as a co-writer of Groundhog Day and National Lampoon's ()
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Harold Allen Ramis was an American actor, director, and writer, specializing in comedy. His best-known film acting roles are as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters (1984) and Russell Ziskey in Stripes (1981), both of which he co-wrote. As a writer/director, his films include the comedies Caddyshack (1980), Groundhog Day (1993), and Analyze This (1999). Ramis was the original head writer of the television series SCTV (in which he also performed), and one of three screenwriters for the film National Lampoon's Animal House (1978).

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Harold Ramis

British Academy of Film and Television Arts Earle Grey Award

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Movies with Harold Ramis as Actor(29)

as Himself / Film Director (archive footage)2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
as Adam2009 Year One
as Dr. Egon Spengler (voice)2009 Ghostbusters (The Video Game)
as Interviewee2007 Students of The Graduate
as Ben's Dad2007 Knocked Up
as Professor Bowler2006 The Last Kiss
as Jack2002 I'm with Lucy
as Don Durkett2002 Orange County
as Dr. Bettes1997 As Good as It Gets
as Chris Moore1994 Airheads
as Sheldon Blumenthal1994 Love Affair
as Neurologist1993 Groundhog Day
as Dr. Egon Spengler1989 Ghostbusters II
as Alan Appleby1988 Stealing Home
as Steven Buchner1987 Baby Boom
as Dr. Egon Spengler1984 Ghostbusters
as Car salesman (voice) (uncredited)1983 National Lampoon's Vacation
as Russell Ziskey1981 Stripes
as Zeke (voice)1981 Heavy Metal

TV Shows/Series with Harold Ramis as Actor(5)

Movies with Harold Ramis as Crew(38)

Writing/Characters2016 Ghostbusters
Directing/Director2009 Year One
Production/Producer2009 Year One
Writing/Screenplay2009 Year One
Directing/Director2007 Atlanta
Directing/Director2005 The Ice Harvest
Directing/Director2002 Analyze That
Writing/Screenplay2002 Analyze That
Directing/Director2000 Bedazzled
Production/Producer2000 Bedazzled
Writing/Screenplay2000 Bedazzled
Directing/Director1999 Analyze This
Writing/Screenplay1999 Analyze This
Directing/Director1996 Multiplicity
Production/Producer1996 Multiplicity
Directing/Director1995 Stuart Saves His Family
Directing/Director1993 Groundhog Day
Production/Producer1993 Groundhog Day
Writing/Screenplay1993 Groundhog Day
Writing/Story1991 Rover Dangerfield
Writing/Screenplay1989 Ghostbusters II
Writing/Characters1989 Ghostbusters II
Writing/Writer1988 The Best of SCTV
Writing/Screenplay1988 Caddyshack II
Writing/Characters1986 Meatballs III: Summer Job
Writing/Screenplay1986 Armed and Dangerous
Production/Executive Producer1986 Back to School
Writing/Screenplay1986 Back to School
Directing/Director1986 Club Paradise
Writing/Screenplay1986 Club Paradise
Writing/Screenplay1984 Ghostbusters
Directing/Director1983 National Lampoon's Vacation
Writing/Screenplay1981 Stripes
Directing/Director1980 Caddyshack
Writing/Screenplay1980 Caddyshack
Writing/Writer1979 Meatballs
Writing/Writer1978 Animal House

TV Shows/Series with Harold Ramis as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2005 The Office

Full Name: Harold Ramis
Born: Tuesday, 11/21 1944 (November) in Chicago
Died: Monday, 02/24 2014 (February) in Chicago (aged: 69)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Washington University in St. Louis
Harold Ramis frequently works together with these people:
Bill Murray (13x, Actor)
Ivan Reitman (13x, Crew)
Brian Doyle-Murray (13x, Actor)
Dan Aykroyd (12x, Actor)
Rodney Dangerfield (12x, Actor)
Chevy Chase (10x, Actor)
Douglas Kenney (8x, Actor)
John Candy (7x, Actor)
Eugene Levy (7x, Actor)
Judd Apatow (7x, Crew)
Steven Kampmann (7x, Crew)
Mindy Kaling (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2691, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/09/2020