Harold Ramis

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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).

MOVIE CREDITS:
1981: Russell Ziskey - Stripes
2007: Interviewee - Students of The Graduate
1999: Himself - Caddyshack: The 19th Hole
1987: Steven Buchner - Baby Boom
1988: Alan Appleby - Stealing Home
1998: Himself - Writer - The Yearbook: An 'Animal House' Reunion
1984: Dr. Egon Spengler - Ghostbusters
1989: Dr. Egon Spengler - Ghostbusters II
1981: Zeke (voice) - Heavy Metal
2020: Himself - Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters
2011: Inside Story: National Lampoon's Vacation
1983: various - The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More
2007: L'Chai'm - Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
2015: Himself - Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon
2009: Himself - Caddyshack: The Inside Story
1988: The Best of SCTV
1994: Sheldon Blumenthal - Love Affair
2006: Professor Bowler - The Last Kiss
1990: The Earth Day Special
1997: Dr. Bettes - As Good as It Gets
2007: Ben's Dad - Knocked Up
2002: Jack - I'm with Lucy
1993: Neurologist - Groundhog Day
1994: Chris Moore - Airheads
2009: Adam - Year One
2002: Don Durkett - Orange County
2015: Himself / Film Director (archive footage) - Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
1983: Car salesman (voice) (uncredited) - National Lampoon's Vacation

TV CREDITS:
1996: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
1986: The Real Ghostbusters
1981: SCTV Network 90
1976: Second City Television
2006: Himself - Second City: First Family of Comedy