Harold Ramis, star and writer of the hit “Ghostbusters,” dies at 69-years-old after complications from an autoimmune disease. Ramis is best known for his work on “Ghostbusters” as well as films “Groundhog Day” and “Analyze This.”
Ramis was found dead in his Chicago home Monday morning. The actor and writer reportedly suffered from an autoimmune disease back in 2010. The beloved writer died from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis.
When Ramis first was diagnosed with the disease, he suffered from serous health issues that resulted with him having to released to walk. While never speaking about the struggle publicly, the actor and writer was rumored to be working on “Ghostbusters 3.”
Harold Ramis has had a long string of success in Hollywood. Some of his more recent films and shows include “Knocked up,” “Analyze That” and “Year One.”
While the family has not made any official statement at this time, they ask the media to please respect their privacy as they mourn the loss of Harold Ramis. The late actor and writer is survived by his wife, Erica Mann Ramis, and his three children.
Funeral arrangements are being made for Ramis. No details of a memorial service have been given at this time.
How Did Harold Ramis Die? Ghostbusters Star Dies from Autoimmune Disease.