Harold Ramis net worth: Harold Ramis was an American actor, director writer and producer who had a net worth of $50 million. Harold Ramis was born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago Illinois. Ramis is probably most famous for starring in and writing some of the most popular comedies of the 80s and 90s. Some of the most notable movies Harold wrote during his career include "Stripes", "Ghostbusters" (I and II), "Groundhog Day" and "Year One". Some of the notable movies Harold directed include "Cadyshack", "National Lampoon's Vacation", "Groundhog Day" and "Analyze This". Harold also starred in many of these movies but his most memorably role will probably always be the nerdy Dr. Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters. Ramis got his start in television on the sketch series SCTV, where he was the original head writer and an actor. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis in 1966, he worked at a mental institution for seven months. He also worked as a substitute teacher as he moonlighted as a freelance comedy writer and aspiring sketch comedian. He eventually was hired as the joke editor for Playboy Magazine. Harold found a home with the sketch group SCTV where he would soon work with future stars like John Belushi, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner and Christopher Guest. He wrote a spec script for the comedy magazine National Lampoon which was eventually turned into "Animal House". "Animal House" was produced on a shoestring budget and went on to earn more than $140 million at the box office, enough to make it one of the most profitable movies of all time. Harold Ramis died on February 24, 2014.