Harold Ramis

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Harold Ramis
  • Birth Name: Harold Allen Ramis
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/21/1944, Scorpio
  • Date of Death: 02/24/2014
  • Profession: Actor; director; producer; screenwriter
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Harold Ramis Fast Facts:
  • Served as an editor of the "Party Jokes" page of Playboy magazine after graduating from college.
  • Worked with both the Canada and Chicago Second City comedy troupes early in his career.
  • First TV appearance came in 1976, on the debut season of Canadian sketch-comedy series Second City TV, for which he was also a writer.
  • Made his feature directing debut with the hit golf comedy Caddyshack (1980).
  • Subsequent hits as a director include the comedies Groundhog Day (1993) and Analyze This (1999).
  • Best known as an actor for the role of Dr. Egon Spengler in the 1984 smash Ghostbusters, as well as its 1989 sequel.
  • Harold Ramis Relationships:
  • Julian Arthur Ramis - Son
  • Violet Isadora Ramis - Daughter
  • Ruth Ramis - Mother
  • Erica Mann - Wife
  • Daniel Hayes Ramis - Son
  • Nathan Ramis - Father
  • Anne Plotkin - Ex-wife
  • Harold Ramis Awards:
  • 1993 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Original Screenplay - Winner
  • College:
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States (BA, 1966)

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