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    Harold Ramis RIP

    Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69
    Best-known as an actor for 'Ghostbusters', 'Stripes', writer/director for 'Caddyshack', 'Groundhog Day'

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    Harold Ramis was one of Hollywood’s most successful comedy filmmakers when he moved his family from Los Angeles back to the Chicago area in 1996. His career was still thriving, with "Groundhog Day" acquiring almost instant classic status upon its 1993 release and 1984's "Ghostbusters" ranking among the highest-grossing comedies of all time, but the writer-director wanted to return to the city where he’d launched his career as a Second City performer.

    “There's a pride in what I do that other people share because I'm local, which in L.A. is meaningless; no one's local,” Ramis said upon the launch of the first movie he directed after his move, the 1999 mobster-in-therapy comedy “Analyze This,” another hit. “It's a good thing. I feel like I represent the city in a certain way.”

    Ramis, a longtime North Shore resident, was surrounded by family when he died at 12:53 a.m. from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels, his wife Erica Mann Ramis said. He was 69.

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    Lame RIP. Hope you find the gatekeeper.


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    whoa
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    Oh damn. That sucks.

    RIP, Harold. Thanks for the entertainment.
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    That sucks. Rest In Peace Dr. Egon Spengler...
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    Rest in peace, Egon.
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    This one hurts RIP
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    "Tell him about the twinkie."

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    I think Harold Ramis was the person that my friend wanted to semi-jokingly invite to his birthday party a few years ago (they lived in the same basic neighbourhood - can't remember if he left him an invite or not). Would've been wild if he'd showed up, but I think he was already sick.

    Rest in peace, Mr. Ramis, thanks for some great movies.

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    I guess that kills the movement on Ghostbusters 3 (which may not be a bad thing).

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    RIP. Stripes still cracks me up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoBandit View Post
    I guess that kills the movement on Ghostbusters 3 (which may not be a bad thing).

    RIP.

    I'm guessing, if they do move forward, it would be the next generation Ghostbusters idea. And you might even be able to have some fun with a digitized Egon ghost if they do it right.


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    Quote Originally Posted by lovemachine97(Version 2) View Post
    I'm guessing, if they do move forward, it would be the next generation Ghostbusters idea. And you might even be able to have some fun with a digitized Egon ghost if they do it right.


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    such a bummer. this news ruined my day.
    one of my favorite things I heard him say in an interview was when he was asked if he was the class clown in school. Harold Ramis' response was "No, but I wrote for him."
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