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Harold Ramis

1944-11-21 Chicago, Illinois, USA

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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).


Ghostbusters: Afterlife Dr. Egon Spengler (archive footage) 2021-11-11
Belushi Self (archive footage) 2020-10-14
Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Self 2020-01-07
Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon Himself 2015-10-13
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Himself / Film Director (archive footage) 2015-01-25
Inside Story: National Lampoon's Vacation 2011-01-01
Year One Adam 2009-06-18
Caddyshack: The Inside Story Himself 2009-12-09
Animal House: The Inside Story Self 2008-08-13
Knocked Up Ben's Dad 2007-06-01
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story L'Chai'm 2007-12-21
Students of The Graduate Interviewee 2007-09-11
The Last Kiss Professor Bowler 2006-09-10
The Weight of Time 2002-03-20
Orange County Don Durkett 2002-01-10
I'm with Lucy Jack 2002-09-04
High Fidelity Rob’s Dad (Scene Deleted) 2000-03-17
Caddyshack: The 19th Hole Himself 1999-05-05
The Yearbook: An 'Animal House' Reunion Himself - Writer 1998-10-13
As Good as It Gets Dr. Bettes 1997-12-19
Walking and Talking Theater Actor 1996-07-17
Airheads Chris Moore 1994-08-05
Love Affair Sheldon Blumenthal 1994-10-21
Groundhog Day Neurologist 1993-02-11
The Earth Day Special Elon Spengler 1990-04-22
Ghostbusters II Dr. Egon Spengler 1989-06-16
The Best of SCTV 1988-09-05
Stealing Home Alan Appleby 1988-08-26
Baby Boom Steven Buchner 1987-10-07
Richard Lewis: I'm in Pain Self - Witness 1985-10-16
Ghostbusters Dr. Egon Spengler 1984-06-08
National Lampoon's Vacation Car salesman (voice) (uncredited) 1983-07-28
The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More various 1983-11-29
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Voice (Uncredited) 1983-05-20
Stripes Russell Ziskey 1981-06-25
Heavy Metal Zeke (voice) 1981-08-07