Bill Murray Pays Tribute to Harold Ramis at Oscars

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    Comedian Bill Murray took a personal liberty while presenting an award at Sunday night's Oscars presentation to pay tribute to his late friend Harold Ramis.

    Murray was on stage at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre with actress Amy Adams to present the award for best cinematography.

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    After announcing the nominees, Murray broke from the script, saying, "We forgot one."

    "Harold Ramis, for 'Caddyshack,' 'Ghostbusters' and 'Groundhog Day,'" he quipped as Adams looked on.

    Ramis, an actor, writer and director died last week at the age of 69 after struggling with an autoimmune disease.

    Murray appeared in each of the films he mentioned.

    Ramis, a longtime Chicagoan, was also included in the telecast's In Memoriam segment.