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Attorney for Harold Ramis says actor has died

Director Harold Ramis at the "Year One" press conference at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on June 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage) (Vera Anderson, 2009 Vera Anderson)
Director Harold Ramis at the "Year One" press conference at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on June 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage) (Vera Anderson, 2009 Vera Anderson)
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Updated: 2/24 1:17 pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- An attorney for Harold Ramis says the actor has died.

Fred Toczek tells 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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nativejax - 2/24/2014 5:08 PM
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Man, all the good ones are dying young. He was an excellent writer, producer, director and actor. I was so hoping for Ghost Busters III. (sorry about last post)

nativejax - 2/24/2014 5:03 PM
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