Dan Aykroyd Reacts to the Loss of Friend and Costar Harold Ramis

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Feb. 24 2014, Published 7:22 p.m. ET

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Hollywood grieves today over the loss of multi-talented actor, writer and director Harold Ramis, who lost his life due to complications with autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis at the age of 69.

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On screen Harold is best known for his iconic role in Ghostbusters (for which he also boasts a writing credit), but off-camera he was responsible for penning such film favorites as Animal House, Analyze This and Groundhog Day, while directing a host of others.

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Dan Aykroyd took to his Facebook page to express his personal sentiments over the loss of his dear friend, costar and co-writer posting, "Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my brilliant, gifted, funny friend, co-writer/performer and teacher Harold Ramis. May he now get the answers he was always seeking."

Post by Dan Aykroyd.

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