25/02/2014 07:44 GMT | Updated 25/02/2014 11:59 GMT

Harold Ramis Dead, Twitter Tributes To Ghostbusters Star & His Ten Best Comedies (PICTURES)

Tributes are pouring in from the acting world following the death of comedy legend and 'Ghostbusters' star Harold Ramis.

The 69-year-old, who passed away on Monday, was known as much for his off-screen work - writing the Ghostbusters films, along with 'Groundhog Day' and 'Analyze This' - as he was for playing Dr Egon Spengler in front of the camera.

Harold Ramis died on Tuesday due to complications from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis

Ghostbusters co-star Dan Aykroyd, Billy Crystal and William Shatner were just some of those who tweeted their sadness at his death.

Keep scrolling for Ramis's top ten comedies

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