"Harold Allen Ramis" was 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 (film)/Stripes (1981); he also co-wrote both films. As a writer-director, his films include the comedy/comedies Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (film)/Groundhog Day (1993) and Analyze This (1999). Ramis was the original head writer of the television series Second City Television/SCTV, on which he also performed, and one of three screenwriters of the film Animal House/National Lampoon's Animal House (1978).
Ramis' films have influenced subsequent generations of comedians and comedy writers. Filmmakers including Jay Roach, Jake Kasdan, Adam Sandler, and Farrelly brothers/Peter and Bobby Farrelly have cited his films as among their favorites. He won the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay for Groundhog Day.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Harold Ramis on Wikipedia.