Harold Ramis

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  • Second City brings comedy act to BACC
    Chetek Alert, WI -
    ... like a who's who of American comedy, as it includes Mike Nichols, Elaine May, Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers, Robert Klein, Peter Boyle, Harold Ramis, John Belushi ...
  • Suburban Chicago's Information Source
    Chicago Daily Herald, IL -
    By Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer. And that bespectacled director yelling "Action!" That's former Ghostbuster and Second City alum Harold Ramis! ...
  • 1965 car models were big news 40 years ago
    Cheboygan Daily Tribune (subscription), MI -
    ... The film starred Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis and Sigourney Weaver and was based on the premise that the world is haunted. ...
Harold Ramis (born November 21, 1944) is an American actor, director, and writer. His best known acting roles are as "Egon Spengler" in Ghostbusters and "Russell Ziskey" in Stripes.

After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri his first job was as a mental-ward orderly. Ramis worked as joke editor for Playboy magazine. He performed with Chicago's Second City improvisational comedy troupe and the Broadway revue National Lampoon's Lemmings. Ramis was also a writer and performer on the SCTV television series.

Although occasionally mistaken for a Canadian, Ramis is actually from Chicago, Illinois, USA. He has worked frequently with Bill Murray and Ivan Reitman.

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