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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 11,680,048 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Harold Ramis is the 228th most popular actor (up from 862nd in 2019), the 419th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,608th in 2019) and the 112th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Harold Ramis ranks 228 out of 9,996Before him are Paul Walker, John Hurt, Julia Roberts, Benny Hill, Melina Mercouri, and Dwayne Johnson. After him are Giuliano Gemma, Caitlyn Jenner, Jacqueline Bisset, Gérard Philipe, Mireille Darc, and Willem Dafoe.

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Among people born in 1944, Harold Ramis ranks 19Before him are Geraldine Chaplin, Dzhokhar Dudayev, Joe Cocker, Jimmy Page, Carlos Alberto Torres, and Sepp Maier. After him are Jacqueline Bisset, Joe Frazier, Omar al-Bashir, Diana Ross, Danny Trejo, and Ronnie Peterson. Among people deceased in 2014, Harold Ramis ranks 16Before him are Eli Wallach, Joe Cocker, Luis Aragonés, Shirley Temple, Maximilian Schell, and Jacques Le Goff. After him are Richard Attenborough, Alexander Grothendieck, Paco de Lucía, Lauren Bacall, Nadine Gordimer, and Richard Kiel.

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Among people born in United States, Harold Ramis ranks 419 out of 18,182Before him are Alvin Toffler (1928), Tom Clancy (1947), Millard Fillmore (1800), Black Dahlia (1924), Gertrude Stein (1874), and Dwayne Johnson (1972). After him are Colin Powell (1937), Alexander Calder (1898), John Tyler (1790), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Albert Fish (1870), and William G. Morgan (1870).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Harold Ramis ranks 112Before him are Jodie Foster (1962), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Dianne Wiest (1946), Paul Walker (1973), Julia Roberts (1967), and Dwayne Johnson (1972). After him are Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Willem Dafoe (1955), Jessica Lange (1949), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Kim Basinger (1953), and George Clooney (1961).

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