Harold Ramis Dies: Hollywood Stars React
By Daniel Gates | 1:15 pm, February 24th, 2014
Harold Ramis has died, and Hollywood stars are mourning the loss of a comedy giant whose work included iconic movies like Ghostbusters, Animal House, Caddyshack and Groundhog Day.
Billy Crystal, who starred in Ramis’ Analyze This, tweeted, “Sad to hear my friend Harold Ramis passed away. A brilliant, funny, actor and director. A wonderful husband and dad. Big loss to us all.” “No no not Harold Ramis,” wrote fellow actor-director Jon Favreau. “Worked for him years ago. He was the real deal. Growing up, his work changed my life. He will be missed.” See what other stars are saying about Ramis’ passing below.
Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69 http://t.co/FCiS15XUlW – so sad
— Rosie (@Rosie) February 24, 2014
Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, #RIP~ Love this article, what a man. http://t.co/j99Wsz5Zh6 #Ghostbusters to #GroundhogDay
— Eliza Dushku (@elizadushku) February 24, 2014
The best. pic.twitter.com/RRK3EYXDp7
— Adam Scott (@mradamscott) February 24, 2014
Harold Ramis was a brilliant, shining example for every comedy writer hoping to achieve excellence the field. He will be sorely missed.
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) February 24, 2014
So sad about Harold Ramis. His work changed my life and inspired me and made me want to do what I do. Very nice man and a good neighbor too.
— Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) February 24, 2014
Filling out the paperwork to rename my kid Harold.
— Jason Biggs (@JasonBiggs) February 24, 2014
So sad about Harold Ramis. Comedy legend. And a lovely man. #GriswaldsForever #Ghostbusters #GroundhogDay
— Rashida Jones (@iamrashidajones) February 24, 2014
If you’re my age and got into comedy, Harold Ramis was one of the reasons. Life is fast and over too soon.
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) February 24, 2014
So sad to hear about Harold Ramis. Comedy lost a big one
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) February 24, 2014
Very sad to hear that we lost Harold Ramis. Exceptionally talented, exceptionally kind.
— Julianne Moore (@_juliannemoore) February 24, 2014
#ripHaroldRamis A great talent and a kind man. We lost a good one. Today is a sad day. My thoughts are with his family.
— Sarah Michelle (@RealSMG) February 24, 2014
— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) February 24, 2014
“I collect spores, molds, and fungus” – condolences to the family and friends of the great Harold Ramis
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) February 24, 2014
Devastated about Harold Ramis…Groundhog Day is my favorite movie of all time. He made people happy and influenced so many, including me.
— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) February 24, 2014