Harold Ramis

1944 - 2014

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Harold Allen Ramis (; November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014) was an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. His film acting roles include Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989), and as Russell Ziskey in Stripes (1981); he also co-wrote those films. As a director, his films include the comedies Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (1993), Analyze This (1999) and Analyze That (2002). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harold Ramis has received more than 13,674,110 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Harold Ramis is the 341st most popular actor (down from 228th in 2019), the 628th most popular biography from United States (down from 419th in 2019) and the 171st most popular American Actor.

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  • 14M

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  • 65.39

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  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Harold Ramis ranks 341 out of 13,578Before him are Cary Grant, Charles Dance, Joan Crawford, Oona O'Neill, Robert Hossein, and Penélope Cruz. After him are David Niven, Chris Hemsworth, Michèle Mercier, Jamie Lee Curtis, Andy García, and John Rhys-Davies.

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Among people born in 1944, Harold Ramis ranks 44Before him are Yoweri Museveni, Helmut Berger, Ibrahim Rugova, Robert Kardashian, Rajiv Gandhi, and Nguyễn Phú Trọng. After him are John Rhys-Davies, Ronnie Peterson, Abdul Latif Rashid, Nick Mason, Gennady Zyuganov, and Kunishige Kamamoto. Among people deceased in 2014, Harold Ramis ranks 27Before him are Virna Lisi, Alain Resnais, Bob Hoskins, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Richard Attenborough, and H. R. Giger. After him are Richard Kiel, Gary Becker, Martin Lewis Perl, Adolfo Suárez, Lorin Maazel, and Jack Brabham.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harold Ramis ranks 628 out of 20,380Before him are Isaac Singer (1811), Joan Crawford (1904), Marshall Warren Nirenberg (1927), Sylvia Earle (1935), William Friedkin (1935), and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921). After him are Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Louisa May Alcott (1832), Paul Krugman (1953), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Carl Lewis (1961), and Alfred Kinsey (1894).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Harold Ramis ranks 171Before him are Jada Pinkett Smith (1971), Telly Savalas (1922), Matthew Perry (1969), Val Kilmer (1959), Martin Landau (1928), and Joan Crawford (1904). After him are Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Richard Kiel (1939), Richard Chamberlain (1934), Gene Wilder (1933), Jeff Goldblum (1952), and Alec Baldwin (1958).

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