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Born: November 21, 1944 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Writer ...
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1968:
Served as associate editor of <i>Playboy</i> magazine
1969:
Performed with Chicago's Second City improvisational comedy troupe
1974:
Joined John Belushi and Bill Murray as writers and performers on "The National Lampoon Radio Hour" in New York City
1975:
Co-wrote and performed in the Off-Off Broadway revue "The National Lampoon Show"
1976:
Acted in and served as head writer for the syndicated late-night sketch-comedy series "SCTV Network"
1978:
First film as co-screenwriter, "National Lampoon's Animal House"; directed by John Landis and co-starred John Belushi
1980:
Feature directing debut, "Caddyshack"; co-starred Bill Murray and Chevy Chase
1979:
Co-wrote the camp comedy "Meatballs"; directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray
1981:
Co-starred with Murray in first major film role "Stripes"; also co-wrote and re-teamed with Ivan Reitman
1982:
Produced the ABC special "The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me"; also co-wrote
1983:
Directed the hit comedy "National Lampoon's Vacation" starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo
1984:
Co-wrote (with Dan Aykroyd) the summer hit "Ghostbusters" also co-starred with Aykroyd and Murray; directed by Ivan Reitman
1986:
Co-wrote the Rodney Dangerfield comedy "Back to School"
1986:
Helmed the comedy "Club Paradise" starring Robin Williams: also co-wrote
1987:
Executive produced and narrated "Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter" (HBO)
1988:
Co-wrote the sequel "Caddyshack II"
1989:
Re-teamed with the original cast and director Ivan Reitman for "Ghostbusters II"; also co-wrote with Aykroyd
1993:
Re-teamed with Bill Murray to direct "Groundhog Day"; also produced and scripted
1995:
Directed Al Franken in "Stuart Saves His Family"; based on a sketch written by Franken for "Saturday Night Live"
1996:
Produced and directed "Multiplicity," starring Michael Keaton
1997:
Had a small role as a physician in "As Good As It Gets"; starred Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt
1999:
Directed Billy Crystal and Robert De Niro in the comedy "Analyze This"; also co-wrote
2000:
Wrote, directed and produced a remake of "Bedazzled"
2002:
Re-teamed with Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal to direct the sequel "Analyze That"
2002:
Had a small role as Stanford University's Dean of Admissions in "Orange County"
2005:
Directed John Cusack in the comedy "The Ice Harvest"
2006:
Helmed several episodes of the NBC comedy "The Office"
2006:
Produced Jeff Garlin's independent film "I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With"
2007:
Played Seth Rogen's dad in the Judd Apatow comedy "Knocked Up"
2009:
Wrote, produced and directed the biblical comedy "Year One"; also played Adam, the first male

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