Harold Ramis’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 21, 1944

Death Date

February 24, 2014

Age of Death

69 years

Cause of Death

Autoimmune Disease



The director Harold Ramis died at the age of 69 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Screenwriter and director known for his work on such popular comedy films as Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, and National Lampoon’s Vacation. Also an actor, he appeared in such 1980s films as Stripes and Ghostbusters.

He married Anne Ramis on July 2, 1967. Two decades later, he wed Erica Mann. He had three children: Violet, Daniel and Julian.



“How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood.” (Harold Ramis)


“I had a dream cast when Dan first went off and wrote ‘Ghostbusters 3’ by himself. It was so long ago that my dream cast was Ben Stiller, Chris Farley, and Chris Rock. That would have been cool. Now, a lot of time has passed, and there are a lot of young funny people.” (Harold Ramis)


“Chicago still remains a Mecca of the Midwest – people from both coasts are kind of amazed how good life is in Chicago and what a good culture we’ve got. You can have a pretty wonderful artistic life and never leave Chicago.” (Harold Ramis)


“Films are big hits when they touch a lot of people. Things are not funny in a vacuum, they’re funny because we respond to some personal dislocation, some embarrassment, some humiliation, some pain we’ve suffered, or some desire we have.” (Harold Ramis)


“Acting is all about big hair and funny props… All the great actors knew it. Olivier knew it, Brando knew it.” (Harold Ramis)