Actor, director and writer Harold Ramis died of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis on Feb. 24, 2014. Ramis is best known for his work in "Ghostbusters," "Stripes," "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day." He was 69.
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Bill Murray, left, and Ramis starred in the 1981 comedy "Stripes."
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Ramis, center, was part of the ghost-fighting trio that included Murray, left, and Dan Aykroyd in the 1984 comedy "Ghostbusters."
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Ramis was active behind the scenes in movies as a director and a writer. In 2005 he directed "The Ice Harvest" starring John Cusack.
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Ramis directed a number of classic comedy films including the 1980 movie "Caddyshack," starring Rodney Dangerfield as Al Czervik.
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Ramis was behind the camera as director for the 1983 comedy "National Lampoon's Vacation," starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo as the Griswold parents, and Anthony Michael Hall and Dana Barron as their kids.
It's "Groundhog Day" again. Ramis wrote the screenplay, was the director and appeared in the 1993 film starring Bill Murray and Andie McDowell.
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Ramis, left, also wrote the screenplay and directed the 2009 comedy "Year One," starring Jack Black.
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