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Harold Ramis SCTV Panel Discussion in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Second City
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President Obama Drops a 'Caddyshack' Reference in Tribute to Harold Ramis

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(Getty Images | Warner Bros.)Drawing on their mutual love for Chicago and dropping a Caddyshack joke, on Tuesday President Barack Obama released an official statement to honor the passing of writer, comedian, and filmmaker Harold Ramis. Michelle and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Harold Ramis, one of America’s greatest satirists, and like so many other comedic geniuses, a proud product of Chicago’s Second City.  When we watched his movies – from “Animal House” and “Caddyshack” to...Read Full Story

Harold Ramis Dies at 69

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Harold Ramis at a Chicago Bulls game in 2010. (Getty Images)Harold Ramis, a comedian, writer, and filmmaker who helped shape the face of modern comedy, died early Monday morning of complications from a rare blood vessel disease called autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. He was 69.Ramis was best known for his role as Egon Spengler in the two Ghostbusters movies, which he wrote along with co-star Dan Aykroyd. Aykroyd reacted to the news Monday. "Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my...Read Full Story