Harold Ramis

Screenwriter, Director, Actor
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Born: 11/21/1944 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (34)

Year One 2009 (Movie)

Adam (Actor)

AFI's 100 Years...AFI's 10 Top 10 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Knocked Up 2007 (Movie)

Ben's Dad (Actor)

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story 2007 (Movie)

L'Chai'm (Actor)

The Last Kiss 2006 (Movie)

Professor Bowler (Actor)

American Storytellers 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

I'm With Lucy 2002 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

Orange County 2002 (Movie)

Don Durkett (Actor)

The Story Behind: Caddyshack 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

As Good As It Gets 1997 (Movie)

Dr Bettes (Actor)

Canned Ham: Michael Keaton 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Airheads 1994 (Movie)

Chris Moore (Actor)

Love Affair 1994 (Movie)

Sheldon Blumenthal (Actor)

Groundhog Day 1993 (Movie)

Neurologist (Actor)

Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Ghostbusters II 1989 (Movie)

Dr Egon Spengler (Actor)

The Best of SCTV 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Stealing Home 1988 (Movie)

Alan Appleby (Actor)

Baby Boom 1987 (Movie)

Steven Buchner (Actor)

Comic Relief 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Richard Lewis I'm in Pain Concert 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Second City 25th Anniversary Special 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Ghostbusters 1984 (Movie)

Dr Egon Spengler (Actor)

SCTV Network 1977 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Heavy Metal 1981 (Movie)

of Zeke (Voice)

Stripes 1981 (Movie)

Russell Ziskey (Actor)
Writer (23)

Ghostbusters (Reboot) 2016 (Movie)

(from characters) (Source Material)

Year One 2009 (Movie)

(Story By)

Year One 2009 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Analyze That 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bedazzled 2000 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Analyze This 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Extreme Ghostbusters 1997 - 1999 (TV Show)

Characters as Source Material

Groundhog Day 1993 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Rover Dangerfield 1991 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Halloween Door 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Characters as Source Material

Ghostbusters II 1989 (Movie)

(Characters as Source Material)

Ghostbusters II 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Caddyshack II 1988 (Movie)

(Characters as Source Material)

Caddyshack II 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Armed and Dangerous 1986 (Movie)

(From Story)

Armed and Dangerous 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Back to School 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Club Paradise 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Ghostbusters 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Stripes 1981 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Caddyshack 1980 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Meatballs 1979 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

National Lampoon's Animal House 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (12)

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance 2012 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Archie's Final Project 2011 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Year One 2009 (Movie)

(Producer)

I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With 2007 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest 2002 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Bedazzled 2000 (Movie)

(Producer)

Multiplicity 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

Groundhog Day 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

Armed and Dangerous 1986 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Back to School 1986 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Director (11)

Year One 2009 (Movie)

(Director)

Ice Harvest 2005 (Movie)

(Director)

Analyze That 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

Bedazzled 2000 (Movie)

(Director)

Analyze This 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

Multiplicity 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Stuart Saves His Family 1995 (Movie)

(Director)

Groundhog Day 1993 (Movie)

(Director)

Club Paradise 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

National Lampoon's Vacation 1983 (Movie)

(Director)

Caddyshack 1980 (Movie)

(Director)
Music (1)

Groundhog Day 1993 (Movie)

("Weatherman") (Song)

Relationships

Ruth Ramis

Mother
Owned the store Ace Food & Liquor Mart on Chicago's West Side

Anne Plotkin

Wife
Married 1967 Divorced 1984

Erica Ramis Production Executive

Wife
Married May 7, 1989

Nathan Ramis

Father
Owned the store Ace Food & Liquor Mart on Chicago's West Side

Violet Ramis

Daughter
Born in 1977 mother, Anne Ramis

Daniel Ramis

Son
Born August 10, 1994 mother, Erica Ramis

Julian Ramis

Son
Born May 10, 1990 mother, Erica Ramis

EDUCATION

Nicolas Senn High School

Chicago , Illinois

Washington University

St. Louis , Missouri 1966

Milestones

2009

Wrote, produced and directed the biblical comedy "Year One"; also played Adam, the first male

2007

Played Seth Rogen's dad in the Judd Apatow comedy "Knocked Up"

2006

Helmed several episodes of the NBC comedy "The Office"

2006

Produced Jeff Garlin's independent film "I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With"

2005

Directed John Cusack in the comedy "The Ice Harvest"

2002

Re-teamed with Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal to direct the sequel "Analyze That"

2002

Had a small role as Stanford University's Dean of Admissions in "Orange County"

2000

Wrote, directed and produced a remake of "Bedazzled"

1999

Directed Billy Crystal and Robert De Niro in the comedy "Analyze This"; also co-wrote

1997

Had a small role as a physician in "As Good As It Gets"; starred Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt

1996

Produced and directed "Multiplicity," starring Michael Keaton

1995

Directed Al Franken in "Stuart Saves His Family"; based on a sketch written by Franken for "Saturday Night Live"

1993

Re-teamed with Bill Murray to direct "Groundhog Day"; also produced and scripted

1989

Re-teamed with the original cast and director Ivan Reitman for "Ghostbusters II"; also co-wrote with Aykroyd

1988

Co-wrote the sequel "Caddyshack II"

1987

Executive produced and narrated "Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter" (HBO)

1986

Co-wrote the Rodney Dangerfield comedy "Back to School"

1986

Helmed the comedy "Club Paradise" starring Robin Williams: also co-wrote

1984

Co-wrote (with Dan Aykroyd) the summer hit "Ghostbusters" also co-starred with Aykroyd and Murray; directed by Ivan Reitman

1983

Directed the hit comedy "National Lampoon's Vacation" starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo

1982

Produced the ABC special "The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me"; also co-wrote

1981

Co-starred with Murray in first major film role "Stripes"; also co-wrote and re-teamed with Ivan Reitman

1980

Feature directing debut, "Caddyshack"; co-starred Bill Murray and Chevy Chase

1979

Co-wrote the camp comedy "Meatballs"; directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray

1978

First film as co-screenwriter, "National Lampoon's Animal House"; directed by John Landis and co-starred John Belushi

1976

Acted in and served as head writer for the syndicated late-night sketch-comedy series "SCTV Network"

1975

Co-wrote and performed in the Off-Off Broadway revue "The National Lampoon Show"

1974

Joined John Belushi and Bill Murray as writers and performers on "The National Lampoon Radio Hour" in New York City

1968

Performed with Chicago's Second City improvisational comedy troupe

1968

Served as associate editor of Playboy magazine

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