Harold Ramis, Known for Animal House, Ghostbusters, Dies Aged 69
Updated: Monday, February 24 2014, 03:44 PM EST
Writer, director and actor Harold Ramis, known for movies including Animal House, Caddyshack, Stripes, Groundhog Day and Ghostbusters, has died at age 69.
His death was announced by the Chicago Tribune on Monday, citing his wife Erica Mann Ramis as saying he died at 12:53 a.m. from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis.
As an actor Ramis played 'Egon' in Ghostbusters, a neurologist in Groundhog Day and portrayed a car salesman in National Lampoon's vacation. He wrote Caddyshack, Animal House, Ghostbusters and Analyze That, among other works.
Source: Chicago Tribune