Posted February 24, 2014 by Devon Watkis in Entertainment News

‘Ghostbusters’ Star Harold Ramis Dies at 69.[Picture]

Actor, writer, and director Harold Ramis died today at the age of 69.

According to Today.com Ramis died from complications related to auto-immune inflammatory vasculitis, he has been battling this condition for a little over four years.

Ramis is most known for playing the role of Dr. Egon Spengler in the classic movie Ghostbusters, but Ramis has been just as influential off the screen as a writer and director.

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According to Today.com Ramis wrote four movies that are listed on the American Film Institute’s 100 Funniest Movies including ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘National Lampoon’s Animal House’. Ramis most recent film accomplishments includes the classic comedies ‘Analyze This’ and the sequel ‘Analyze That’ which started Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal.

Ramis won countless award for his work including the American Comedy Award, the British Comedy Award, and the BAFTA award for screenwriting.

Source: Today.com