RIP Harold Ramis: Comedian actor, writer and director Harold Ramis, best known for his role in the “Ghostbusters” movies and "Stripes"died at the age of 69. It was reported Monday, that Ramis died from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a disease that causes swelling in the blood vessels. The American College of Rheumatology says these vessels include arteries and veins…
"A psychologist said to me, there are only two important questions you have to ask yourself. What do you really feel? And, what do you really want? If you can answer those two, you probably can leave your neuroses behind you." Harold Ramis
Harold Ramis passed away early Monday morning, February 24, 2014, from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. He was 69 years old. Probably most known for his role in the Ghostbuster movies, he co-wrote Animal House, wrote Caddyshack and Groundhog Day; both of which he also directed. Chevy Chase stated that it was Ramis who gave him the inspiration for his vacation character Clark Griswold.
Nicknamed “Ecto-1”, the white endloading modified ambulance/hearse [an efficient albeit morbid combination] ferried around the four ghost-exterminators, Egon [Harold Ramis], Ray [Dan Aykroyd], Peter [Bill Murray], and Winston [Ernie Hudson] who were apparently either saving New York from paranormal warfare, or battling a pretty epic war on hallucinogens.