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Harold Ramis                                                                               
Born November 21, 1944 (age 63)                                                             
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.                                                                     
Spouse(s) Erica Mann                                                                       
Official site www.haroldramis.com                                                           
Harold Allen Ramis (born November 21, 1944) is an American actor, director, and             
writer, specializing in comedy. His best known film acting roles are as "Egon               
Spengler" in Ghostbusters (1984) and "Russell Ziskey" in Stripes (1981); Ramis             
also co-wrote both films. As a writer/director, his films include Caddyshack (1980),       
Groundhog Day (1993), and Analyze This (1999). Ramis is also noted as the                   
original head writer of the TV series SCTV (in which he played Moe Green), and             
as one of three writers to pen the screenplay for the film National Lampoon's               
Animal House (1978). Most recently, he had small roles in the films Knocked Up (2007)       
and Walk Hard (2007), and has directed episodes of the US TV series "The Office"