If you haven't been living under a rock for the past 30 years, there's is a slight chance you've heard of the epic blockbuster classic Ghostbusters at least once in your life! This crazy group of parapsychologists start a ghost-catching business in the bustling streets of New York, and boy they get into a few crazy situations. In addition to the movies hefty earnings, around 295 million dollars worldwide, Ghostbusters sparked a major cult following with the movie's fan still loyal to this day!
"Winston Zeddmore", played by actor Ernie Hudson, is a late addition to the "Ghostbusters" team and is the outsider of the group.
Ernie Hudson moved on to star in shows like Dukes Of Hazzard and The A-Team directly after his role in Ghostbusters. Hudson has also starred in other shows like Oz and The Secret Life Of An American Teenager. Ernie's most recent work was in the series Blue Bloods in 2018.
"Louis Tully" (furthest down) is portrayed as a nerdy accountant and one of the original Ghostbusters crew members. Throughout the film, he gets possesed by the demon "Vinz Clortho" and therefore helps open an interdimensional gate to bring "Gozer" to Earth.
Over the years, Rick Moranis has starred in several different popular movies including Spaceballs, Honey, I've Shrunk The Kids, The Flintstones and Brother Bear.
"Dr. Egon Spengler" is a tall, somewhat socially awkward, member of the "Ghostbusters" crew. "Spengler" is addicted to science and is therefore makes up the brains of the group.
Throughout Harold Ramis' career, he was able to secure several roles in movies like Ghostbusters I & II, National Lampoon's Vacation, Groundhog Day, Analyze This and SCTV. Ramis was married to artist Anne Plotkin from 1967 until his untimely death in 2014. He death was mourned throughout the entire entertainment community!
"Dana Barrett" plays a major role in the opening of the inter-dimensional portal releasing the evil being "Gozer", whilst being possessed by his gatekeeper "Zuul". Besides her unintentional evil doings, she is a cellist and a single mother.
Sigourney Weaver had already had success with the Alien franchise before receiving a role in Ghostbuster I & II. By the time her role was over, Weaver was able to get a role alongside Harrison Ford in the movie Working Girl. Sigourney is currently working on her role in the new Avatar movies which are set to be released in 2020 and 2021.
"Dr. Raymond Stantz" is an expert on paranormal history and always shows childlike enthusiasm when it comes to catching ghosts. Due to his attitude, "Stantz" is usually known as the heart Of "The Ghostbusters".
Before and after Dan Aykroyd's role in Ghostbusters, he was part of the cast of Saturday Night Live, creating dozens of memorable characters and sketches including "The Blues Brothers", "The Coneheads" and "Two Wild & Crazy Guys".
"Dr. Peter Venkman" is one of the three doctors on the "Ghostbusters" team and, due to his social competence and remarkable intellect, serves as the leader of the group.
Bill Murray's career really took off after his role in Ghostbusters. He moved on to star in numerous movies including Scrooged, Groundhog Day, Rushmore, Lost In Translation, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Zombieland and so many more.