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Thread: Harold Ramis (Egon from Ghostbusters) passed away.

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    Harold Ramis (Egon from Ghostbusters) passed away.

    I have never made it a secret that Ghostbusters (and the sequel) are some of my all-time favorite movies, and it kills me to report that Harold Ramis, who played Egon and also wrote and starred in a number of other great movies like Groundhog Day has passed on.

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/entert...,2259309.story

    The 'busters will never be together again.

    Thanks for everything, mister Ramis.

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    RIP Harold Ramis

    it's hard to believe that Egonis dead. But at least he passed surrounded by friends and family. My condolences to all.

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    This is extremely depressing. I've loved most of his movies, but most especially Ghostbusters.
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    Aw, dammit! Harold Ramis was involved in many movies that greatly influenced me and my comedic sense. Stripes, National Lampoon's Animal House, National Lampoon's Vacation, Groundhog's Day and of course Ghostbusters. So many good memories and so many good laughs...
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    That is very sad news. He had some great movies, especially Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, National Lampoon's, Stripes, etc. RIP Harold Ramis.
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    Very sad news.

    He truly was one of a kind.

    R.I.P. Mr. Ramis.
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    He said in an interview once that he would never be a comedy giant. I think he was wrong on that count. He never got top billing like John Belushi or Bill Murray, but he was definitely a reason why many great movies were as funny as they were, both in writing and acting.

    RIP Harold. Tell John we said "hi".

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    RIP Harold
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    Rest in piece Mr. Ramis. Besides Ghostbusters, one of my personal favorite roles of his was from his very brief but important part as the pediatrician in "As Good as it Gets". I'm miss him greatly.

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    Rest in Peace, Mr. Ramis. Guess we're never gonna get Ghostbusters 3 now.
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    RIP Mr. Ramis, you will be missed.

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    So sad. I was unaware of his age.
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    My dad texted me this news earlier and I actually cried. Ghostbusters is probably the earliest movie I remember from childhood and I've always been a huge fan. I'm incredibly bummed. I believe I need to watch the film tonight.
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    I was very shocked and saddened to hear this news. Harold Ramis was an extremely talented writer, director and actor. He will be greatly missed by many people.

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    Rest in Peace, Harold.

    Thanks for Ghostbusters, Stripes and Groundhog Day.

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    RIP.

    This sucks.
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    Very sad to hear this. I enjoyed everything I've seen Harold Ramis involved in. I too am a big Ghostbusters fan. Feels like a piece of my childhood just died with this news.

    Thank you, Harold, for making us laugh over the years.

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    That really sucks. RIP Mr. Ramis.

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    Definitely wasn't expecting this one. Hope he is straightening slinkys in peace somewhere.

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    Sad news indeed.

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    Oh, this really sucks. My wife & I are extremely sad. R.I.P you will be greatly missed.
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    I don't really have anything to add to what's already been said...

    It's very saddening.

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    Man this was a shock today. He was that guy that did a lot of stuff when you didn't know he was behind the camera on and you loved it. Good journey Mr. Ramis.
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