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Actor Harold Ramis has died at the age of 69

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Actor Harold Ramis, known for his role as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters, has died at the age of 69. Actor Harold Ramis, known for his role as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters, has died at the age of 69.
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CHICAGO (AP) -

An attorney for Harold Ramis says the actor has died.  Fred Toczek told The Associated Press that Ramis died early Monday morning from complications of autoimmune inflammatory disease. He was 69.
    
Ramis is best known for his roles in the comedies "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes." According to Biography.com, Ramis co-wrote "Ghostbusters," in which he appeared with fellow Second City alums Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray.
    
The website says he also co-wrote "National Lampoon's Animal House" and "Meatballs" and directed such films as "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day."

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