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Harold Ramis
Birth: Nov. 21, 1944
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 2014
Cook County
Illinois, USA

American Actor, Writer, Director. Ramis, who earned a degree in English literature in 1967 from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, worked a number of jobs, including working as a substitute teacher, before landing a position at Playboy magazine as a jokes editor and eventually became an associate editor there before leaving to join the famous improvisational comedy troupe Second City in 1969. As a member of the group, he became known for his sharp intellect and quick ad-libs and by the mid-1970s, he had joined their television show, SCTV, as a writer and performer. In the late 1970s, he co-wrote the screenplay for the hit college comedy 'National Lampoon's Animal House' (1978), which starred John Belushi and was directed by John Landis. He then co-wrote one of the most popular comedies of the 1979, 'Meatballs', starring Bill Murray. He made his directorial debut with 'Caddyshack' (1980), starring veteran stand-up performer Rodney Dangerfield. Among other films he wrote were 'Stripes' (1981), 'Ghostbusters' (1984), 'Back to School' (1986), 'Groundhog Day' (1993) and 'Analyze This' (1999). (bio by: Louis M.) 
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  Nathan Ramis (1915 - 2009)
  Ruth Cokee Ramis (1919 - 2001)
Son. Brother. Husband. Father. Friend.
Teacher. Student.
Creative Force. Generous Spirit.
Lover of Life. Loved By All.
Shalom Memorial Park
Arlington Heights
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section XIV Mamre
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Originally Created by: Louis M.
Record added: Feb 24, 2014
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Happy Belated Birthday to the great and legendary Harold Ramis. You are greatly missed sir, but the creative work you've done will live on as it has inspired hundreds including myself as a filmmaker. That amazing inspirational gift you've given us, no one...(Read more)
- xknight
 Added: Nov. 27, 2015
Harold Godwinson II brought me here! See what happens, when an impressionable adolescent is exposed to the likes of, SCTV and Stripes.Not pretty. Thanks for everything.
- Sturm & Drang
 Added: Nov. 24, 2015

- David Wend
 Added: Nov. 23, 2015
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