Harold Ramis, Chicago's own funny man: Roeper
February 24, 2014 11:27AM
Harold Ramis, the Chicago born and raised actor, writer and director, died Monday, Feb. 24, after a long illness. Ramis, best known for films such as “Ghostbusters,” “Stripes,” “Caddyshack and Groundhog Day” was 69. | Sun-Times file photo
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Updated: February 24, 2014 8:37PM
If they had a Cooperstown for comedic filmmakers, Harold Ramis would have been a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Ramis had a hand in some of the most successful, enduring, influential and flat-out funny comedies of the last half-century. The Chicago born and raised actor, writer and director died Monday. He was 69.
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