This guy was genius, hysterical. sad to know he’s gone.
Let’s just hope there are more young genius like him in the making.
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This article is about a person who has recently died. Some information, such as the circumstances of the person’s death and surrounding events, may change as more facts become known. Harold Ramis http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/40/HaroldRamisOct2009.jpg/330px-HaroldRamisOct2009.jpg
Ramis in October 2009
Born Harold Allen Ramis
(1944-11-21)November 21, 1944
Chicago, Illinois, (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States) Died February 24, 2014(2014-02-24) (aged 69)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Cause of death
Complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis Residence Glencoe, Illinois Alma mater Washington University in St. Louis Occupation Actor, director, writer Years active 1969–2014 Home town Chicago, Illinois Spouse(s) Anne Plotkin (m. 1967; div. 1984)
Erica Mann (m. 1989–2014) Children 3 Harold Allen Ramis (November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014)](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Ramis#cite_note-chicagotribuneobit-1) 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.](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Ramis#cite_note-2) 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).
Ramis’s films have influenced subsequent generations of comedians and comedy writers.](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Ramis#cite_note-newyorker-3) Filmmakers Jay Roach, Jake Kasdan, Adam Sandler, and Peter and Bobby Farrelly have cited his films as amongst their favorites.](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Ramis#cite_note-newyorker-3)
He was a great talent. Very sad news.