Born: November 21,1944 Chicago, Illinois, U.s.
Spouse: Anne Plotkin
Height: 6 feet 2 inches
Biography: Remembered fondly as Egon Spengler from Ghostbusters, Harold Ramis was an American director and actor, known for his sense of humor. Two of his most famous roles — that of Egon from Ghostbusters (1984) and Russell Ziskey in Stripes (1981) — were from movies that he co-wrote. He started his career with college plays, and eventually moved on to becoming a performer and the head writer for Second City Television. He was also one of the screenwriters for the movie, National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978). Some of the movies he worked on (as an actor and/or director) include comedies such as Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (1983) and Analyze This (1999). He passed away in February 2014 in Illinois and is succeeded by his second wife, Erica Mann.