Harold Ramis, 'Ghostbusters' star, dead at 69

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Harold Ramis, 'Ghostbusters' star, dead at 69

February 24, 2014 Updated Feb 24, 2014 at 3:04 PM CDT

Comedic actor, director and writer, Harold Ramis has died at the age of 69.

Ramis, was best known for his roles in "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes", both of which he starred in with Bill Murray.

Ramis co-wrote those films, as well as "National Lampoon's Animal House," and "Meatballs."

He directed several films as well, including "Caddyshack," "Groundhog Day," and more recently, "Analyze This" starring Billy Crystal and Robert Deniro.

Ramis died from complications from auto-immune inflammatory vasculitis, which he had been battling for four years.