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Harold Ramis

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).

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Nov 21, 1944 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Second City Television 1976-09-21
Latest Project:
Movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2021-11-11
Known For
Poster of Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters
Poster of Students of The Graduate
Poster of Airheads
Poster of Baby Boom
Movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife Dr. Egon Spengler (archive footage) 2021-11-11
Movie Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters Self 2020-01-07
Movie Belushi Self (archive footage) 2020-10-14
Movie Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Himself / Film Director (archive footage) 2015-01-25
Movie Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon Himself 2015-10-13
Movie Inside Story: National Lampoon's Vacation 2011-01-01
Movie Year One Adam 2009-06-18
Movie Caddyshack: The Inside Story Himself 2009-12-09
Movie Knocked Up Ben's Dad 2007-06-01
Movie Students of The Graduate Interviewee 2007-09-11
Movie Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story L'Chai'm 2007-12-21
Series Second City: First Family of Comedy Himself 2006-08-25
Movie The Last Kiss Professor Bowler 2006-09-10
Movie Orange County Don Durkett 2002-01-10
Movie I'm with Lucy Jack 2002-09-04
Movie High Fidelity Rob’s Dad (Scene Deleted) 2000-03-17
Movie Caddyshack: The 19th Hole Himself 1999-05-05
Movie The Yearbook: An 'Animal House' Reunion Himself - Writer 1998-10-13
Movie As Good as It Gets Dr. Bettes 1997-12-19
Movie Walking and Talking Theater Actor 1996-07-17
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Love Affair Sheldon Blumenthal 1994-10-21
Movie Airheads Chris Moore 1994-08-05
Movie Groundhog Day Neurologist 1993-02-11
Movie The Earth Day Special Elon Spengler 1990-04-22
Movie Ghostbusters II Dr. Egon Spengler 1989-06-16
Movie Stealing Home Alan Appleby 1988-08-26
Movie The Best of SCTV 1988-09-05
Movie Baby Boom Steven Buchner 1987-10-07
Series The Real Ghostbusters Unknown 1986-09-13
Movie Richard Lewis: I'm in Pain Self - Witness 1985-10-16
Movie Ghostbusters Dr. Egon Spengler 1984-06-08
Movie National Lampoon's Vacation Car salesman (voice) (uncredited) 1983-07-28
Movie Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Voice (Uncredited) 1983-05-20
Movie The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More various 1983-11-29
Series SCTV Network 90 1981-05-16
Movie Stripes Russell Ziskey 1981-06-25
Movie Heavy Metal Zeke (voice) 1981-08-07
Series Second City Television Unknown 1976-09-21