Harold Ramis was born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois.
He is best known for his role as Dr. Egon Spendler, one of the team of three
bumbling "experts" in parapsychology, in the GHOSTBUSTER movies.
Harold Ramis began his career in entertainment as a sketch comedian who portrayed the character Moe Green on SCTV.
Ramis frequently jumps into the fray of his own films, playing a small but choice part. He wrote STRIPES (1981), in which he played the character Russell Ziskey. He also played Steven Bochner in BABY BOOM (1987), a neurologist in GROUNDHOG DAY (1993), Dr. Martin Bettes in AS GOOD AS IT GETS (1997), and Ben's Dad in KNOCKED UP (2007).
Ramis produced, wrote, acted in and directed Many wacky comedies. Including GROUND HOG DAY and the hugely successful GHOSTBUSTERS movies, TV series, and video games.
Harold Ramis' other notable credits include...
WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY (2007)
KNOCKED UP (2007)
THE LAST KISS (2006)
I'M WITH LUCY (2002)
ORANGE COUNTY (2002)
AS GOOD AS IT GETS (1997)
GHOSTBUSTERS II (1989)
STEALING HOME (1988)
BABY BOOM (1987)
NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION (1983)