WWMT - wwmt.com - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Chicago Tribune: Harold Ramis diesCHICAGO (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Chicago Tribune is reporting that actor/director Harold Ramis has died. Ramis, known for his role as Egon in Ghostbusters and for writing/directing Caddyshack and Groundhog Day was 69. Family says that he died at 12:53 a.m. from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease involving the swelling of blood vessels. Ramis had serious health issues that began in May of 2010.