Harold Ramis, 'Ghostbusters' actor and writer, dies at 69

Writer, actor and director Harold Ramis died early Monday morning from a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels, the Chicago Tribune reports. He was 69.He began his comedy career in Chicago as a performer with Second City, an improvisational comedy group, working alongside other future comedy greats including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Christopher Guest and Gilda Radner.Ramis' most recognized performance was probably as Dr. Egon Spengler in 1984's “Ghostbusters," which he co-wrote. He also worked as writer ...

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