Writer, director, actor, and all around funny man Harold Ramis has passed away. One of the stars of Ghostbusters and the director of National Lampoon’s Vacation died today. “A spokesman for United Talent Agency says Ramis died early Monday morning of complications from an autoimmune inflammatory disease. He was 69”.
On screen Ramis was best known for the comedies Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters 2, and Stripes. Behind the camera Ramis directed numerous comedies including Caddyshack, Bedazzled (2000), Groundhog Day, and he even directed 4 episodes of NBC’s The Office.
We’re writing up a few things now Maniacs for Harold Ramis. In the meantime check out a friend’s lost interview with Harold Ramis. This particular interview was supposed to run a few years back when news of Ghostbusters 3 seemed like it was going to happen.
“Harold Ramis Talks About ‘Ghostbusters’ – The Lost Interview” from More What Not.