Is Harold Ramis Living or Dead?

Has American actor, director, and writer specializing in comedy Harold Ramis died? Or is he still alive?

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American actor, director, and writer specializing in comedy

Harold Ramis is ...

Dead
Born 21 Nov 1944 in Chicago
Died 24 Feb 2014 in Chicago
Age69 years, 3 months
Causevasculitis
Correction?
Harold Ramis
Harold Ramis
The Harold Ramis memorial which appeared in front of Hook & Ladder 8 (the "Ghostbusters Firehouse") on the day of his death.

About Harold Ramis

Harold Allen Ramis (November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014) was an American actor, director, writer, and comedian. His best-known film acting roles were as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989) and Russell Ziskey in Stripes (1981); he also co-wrote those films. As a director, his films include the comedies Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (1993), and Analyze This (1999). Ramis was the original head writer of the television series SCTV, on which he also performed, as well as a co-writer of Groundhog Day and National Lampoon's Animal House (1978). The final film that he wrote, produced, directed and acted in was Year One (2009). Ramis' films influenced subsequent generations of comedians and comedy writers. Filmmakers including Jay Roach, Jake Kasdan, Adam Sandler, and Peter and Bobby Farrelly have cited his films as among their favorites. Along with Danny Rubin, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay for Groundhog Day.