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      Harold Ramis, of 'Ghostbusters' and 'Stripes', dies at 69

      Harold Ramis has died at the age of 69.

      An attorney for Harold Ramis says the actor has died.

      Fred Toczek tells The Associated Press that Ramis died early Monday morning from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, his wife told the Chicago Tribune. The rare disease involves swelling of the blood vessels. He was 69.

      Ramis is best known for his roles in the comedies "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes."

      According to Biography.com, Ramis co-wrote "Ghostbusters," in which he appeared with fellow Second City alums Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray.

      The website says he also co-wrote "National Lampoon's Animal House" and "Meatballs" and directed such films as "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day."