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Comedy Writer, Actor, and Director Harold Ramis

Ramis is one of the most influential forces behind some of the biggest comedy hits of the late 70s and 80s. But his influence is not generally known by those outside the industry. Ramis wrote for "The National Lampoon Show," and "SCTV." He co-wrote as well as acted in the movies, "Animal House," "Stripes," "Ghostbusters," and others. He directed the new movie, "Groundhog Day," starring Bill Murray.


Other segments from the episode on February 11, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 11, 1993: Interview with Harold Ramis; Review of the television show "Prime Suspect 2"; Interview with Karen Nussbaum; Review of Guy Clark's album "Boats to Build…


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