Harold Ramis
Harold Ramis

Gender

Male

Known Credits

10

Harold Ramis

Date of Birth: Nov 21, 1944

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 

 

Biography

Harold Allen Ramis is 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 Lampoons Animal House (1978).

Known For

Filmography

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

as Himself / Film Director (archive footage)

2015

Knocked Up

Knocked Up

as Ben's Dad

2007

As Good as It Gets

As Good as It Gets

as Dr. Bettes

1998

Love Affair

Love Affair

as Sheldon Blumenthal

1994

Airheads

Airheads

as Chris Moore

1994

Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II

as Dr. Egon Spengler

1989

Baby Boom

Baby Boom

as Steven Buchner

1987