Was Harold Ramis Jewish?

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Harold Ramis

Well, to make a long story short, Harold Ramis was Jewish!

Since Harold Ramis's mother was Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also Jewish. His father was Jewish too.

Harold Ramis (who's full birth name was Harold Allen Ramis) was born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S..

Harold Ramis was an American actor, director, writer, and comedian. His best-known film acting roles were as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989) and Russell Ziskey in Stripes (1981); As a writer-director, his films include the comedies Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (1993), and Analyze This (1999). He was one of three screenwriters of the film National Lampoon's Animal House (1978).

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