Vale: Harold Ramis

2014-02-25_1413Writer, director, performer Harold Ramis, best known as one of the original Ghostbusters team, has died, aged 69.

He died from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, which is a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels, according to his wife Erica Mann.

Ramis’ film credits included Stripes, Meatballs, Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, National Lampoon’s Animal House, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Analyze This and Analyze That, mostly as writer or director.

But he also had television credits, directing 4 episodes of The Office, wrote Extreme Ghostbusters and The Real Ghost Busters series, and wrote and acted in the sketch shows SCTV and SCTV Network.

He also produced TV movies The Inspector General, Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter, The Top and The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It’s Not Easy Bein’ Me.

Source: Yahoo

5 Comments:

  1. We will always have Stripes, Meatballs, Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, National Lampoon’s Animal House, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Analyze This and Analyze That.
    Rip Harold 🙁

  2. SouthCoastSaint

    The idols of my past are fading. Bob2 from Devo last week, Harold Ramis this week. Only just watching repeat of HIMYM last night where Marshall wanted to buy the Ghostbusters building.

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