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Ghostbusters Star Harold Ramis [most popularly know as Egon Spangler] Dies at Age 69 in his Chicago home. Hollywood legend Harold Ramis — famous for his films “Caddyshack,” “Ghostbusters,” “Groundhog Day,” and “Animal House” — has died

According to his family, the writer-director passed away early this morning at his Chicago home from complications stemming from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease involving the swelling of blood vessels. He was surrounded by his family.

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