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Harold Ramis Dead - 'Ghostbusters' Actor Dies at 69

Harold Ramis Dead - 'Ghostbusters' Actor Dies at 69

Harold Ramis, most famous for his role in the beloved film Ghostbusters, has died at the age of 69.

The actor passed away on Monday (February 24) at 12:53am in Chicago surrounded by his family. He died from “complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels,” according to the Chicago Tribune.

Harold was not only an actor, but he also wrote and directed such comedy classics as Caddyshack, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Groundhog Day, Analyze This, and many others.

Harold is survived by his wife Erica Mann and his three children, Violet, 37, Julian, 23, and Daniel, 19.

We send out our thoughts and prayers to Harold‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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7 Comments

# 2

Oh nooooo. One of my faves.

# 3

NOOOOO! D: Ghostbusters was my favourite childhood film. RIP!

# 4

Huge Loss
Thank You for all of the Laughs
pretty shocking

# 5

Good journey Mr. Ramis. Thank you for sharing your talent. RIP.

# 6
Christine @ 02/24/2014 at 3:11 pm

Oh, this is such sad news : ( Rest in Peace and much strength to his loved ones.

# 7

This is a SAD day today as he was an AWESOME actor and I will always remember him in Ghostbusters. RIP to him and my prayers go out to his family and friends! HE WILL BE MISSED!!!

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