News and Social Media Coverage of Harold Ramis

North Shore screenwriter, director and actor Harold Ramis died early Monday of an autoimmune inflammatory disease. Known for his work on such movies as "Caddyshack," "Stripes," "Vacation" and "Ghostbusters," Ramis was battling the disease since he was diagnosed in 2010. He was 69.


  1. News Coverage

  2. Chicago media focused on Ramis and his time as a Second CIty performer and his return to the city after a long career in Los Angeles. Ramis and the late John Hughes were two of the top comedy screenwriters from Chicago in the 1980s and '90s.
  3. Actor Harold Ramis Dies at 69
  4. Tributes

  5. Tributes poured in over traditional media and from some celebrities on Twitter, including Steve Carell and John Cusack.
  6. Video/Interviews

  7. Harold Ramis Dies at 69 - Ghostbusters Actor DEAD | RIP | VIDEO
  8. Harold Ramis' legacy of laughter
  9. Photos

  10. Several Twitter and Flickr users posted memorial photos of Ramis. Many of the shots were from his acting turn in "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II."