Harold Ramis

Harold Ramis

  • Born on
    • November 21st, 1944
  • Died on
    • February 24th, 2014
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).


Acting (19 Credits)

2009Year One as Adam
2007Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story as L'Chai'm
2007Knocked Up as Ben's Dad
2006The Last Kiss as Professor Bowler
2002I'm with Lucy as Jack
2002Orange County as Don Durkett
1997As Good as It Gets as Dr. Bettes
1994Love Affair as Sheldon Blumenthal
1994Airheads as Chris Moore
1993Groundhog Day as Neurologist
1989Ghostbusters II as Dr. Egon Spengler
1988Stealing Home as Alan Appleby
1987Baby Boom as Steven Buchner
1984Ghostbusters as Dr. Egon Spengler
1983Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone as Voice (Uncredited)
1983National Lampoon's Vacation as Car salesman (voice) (uncredited)
1981Stripes as Russell Ziskey
1981Heavy Metal as Zeke (voice)
1981SCTV Network 90

Himself (3 Credits)

2020Belushi as Self (archive footage)
2019Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters as Himself
2015Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead as Himself / Film Director (archive footage)

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