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Rick Moranis Biography

Birth Name:
Frederick Alan Moranis
Birth Place:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fast Facts

  • Attended elementary school with Rush frontman Geddy Lee
  • After the death of his wife Anne from cancer, he retired from acting to focus on raising his children
  • Released a country-music album titled The Agoraphobic Cowboy
  • Has done periodic voice-over work for animated movies since retiring from acting
  • Turned down an offer to reunite with the Ghostbusters cast for a video-game version of the movie


  • 1982Emmy-Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program: winner


  • Anne Moranis -- Wife (deceased)