Harold Ramis

1944 - 2014

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Harold Allen Ramis (; November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014) was an American actor, comedian, director and writer. His best-known film acting roles were as 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 10,174,399 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Harold Ramis is the 862nd most popular actor (down from 768th in 2019), the 1,609th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,527th in 2019) and the 426th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Harold Ramis ranks 862 out of 10,030Before him are Eric Bana, Robert Shaw, Hervé Villechaize, David Caruso, Francisco Rabal, and Marthe Keller. After him are Grace Zabriskie, Lea Massari, Loretta Young, Hildegard Knef, Emilio Estevez, and Tobey Maguire.

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Among people born in 1944, Harold Ramis ranks 99Before him are Michael Nyman, Antonio Damasio, Karl Jenkins, Maria João Pires, Askar Akayev, and Leila Khaled. After him are Donna Haraway, Erwin Neher, Chico Buarque, Patrick Depailler, Kiri Te Kanawa, and Sondra Locke. Among people deceased in 2014, Harold Ramis ranks 72Before him are Stuart Hall, Věra Chytilová, Hilderaldo Bellini, Dale T. Mortensen, Tito Vilanova, and David Easton. After him are Alicia Rhett, Vujadin Boškov, Vladimir Beara, Joan Rivers, Gabriel Axel, and Jean-Luc Dehaene.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harold Ramis ranks 1,609 out of 15,968Before him are Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897), Sam Loyd (1841), Charles G. Dawes (1865), Ornette Coleman (1930), John Backus (1924), and Burt Bacharach (1928). After him are Grace Zabriskie (1941), Loretta Young (1913), Emilio Estevez (1962), Woody Guthrie (1912), Tobey Maguire (1975), and Donna Haraway (1944).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Harold Ramis ranks 426Before him are Owen Wilson (1968), Héctor Elizondo (1936), Carroll Baker (1931), Lloyd Bridges (1913), Joseph Cotten (1905), and David Caruso (1956). After him are Grace Zabriskie (1941), Loretta Young (1913), Emilio Estevez (1962), Tobey Maguire (1975), Josh Brolin (1968), and Marcheline Bertrand (1950).

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