Dan Aykroyd, Billy Crystal and Olivia Wilde are among friends and co-stars who have paid tribute to actor, writer and director Harold Ramis who died yesterday aged 69.
Ramis starred as Dr Egon Spengler in two Ghostbusters movies and directed Groundhog Day.
Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my brilliant, gifted, funny friend, co-writer/performer and teacher Harold Ramis.— Dan Aykroyd (@dan_aykroyd) February 24, 2014
RIP @HaroldRamis who was a wiz at NYTimes crossword, KIND to everyone, easy to laugh, always thoughtful, talented, loved his family...MISSED— Andie MacDowell (@AndieMacDowell3) February 24, 2014
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. bc— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) February 24, 2014
Harold Ramis was a kind, wise, hilarious, brilliant guy with a buddhist heart. So grateful to have worked for him. Sending love to his fam.— olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) February 24, 2014