Comedy Legend And Ghostbuster Harold Ramis Dies

Comedy Legend And Ghostbuster Harold Ramis Dies

Via AFP:

Harold Ramis, the American actor, writer and director of classic comedy films "Caddy Shack" and "Groundhog Day," whose star turn came in "Ghostbusters," died on Monday. He was 69.

Ramis, a longtime resident of Chicago, was surrounded by family and friends when he succumbed to a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels, the United Talent Agency said in a statement.

He came to prominence in an era in which US comedy made a major leap forward on the big screen and his success lay in a combination of clever humor, outright silliness and absurd stunts.

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