Ghostbusters is a 1984 American supernatural comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.It stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis as, respectively, Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, and Egon Spengler, a trio of eccentric parapsychologists who start a ghost-catching business in New York City. The film also stars Sigourney Weaver and Rick Moranis, and features Annie.
Reginald VelJohnson was born on August 16, 1952 in Queens, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Die Hard (1988), Ghostbusters (1984) and Die Hard 2 (1990).
Reginald VelJohnson Better known as the dad from Family matters, Alan in Diehard 1 and 2 and to my surprise a jail guard in Ghostbusters.
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Beginning in small parts in films like Ghostbusters (1984), VelJohnson gained a following with supporting roles in Crocodile Dundee (1986) and Die Hard (1988). A guest spot as an undercover cop on.
Unfortunately, or fortunately, VelJohnson would end up leaning directly into his career as a law enforcement officer on camera with his role in the 1984 blockbuster hit, Ghostbusters. In the legendary film, VelJohnson would play a corrections officer for a couple of scenes. The film starred Dan Akroyd and Bill Murray and has since gone on to become one of the most memorable films of all time.
VelJohnson is known for playing police officers in films and on television.In Ghostbusters, he had a brief appearance as a Municipal Corrections Officer, and in Crocodile Dundee, he plays a limo driver.VelJohnson played Sgt. Al Powell in the 1988 film Die Hard and later reprised the character in the 1990 sequel Die Hard 2, for which he still received fourth billing.
After the University fires their parapsychology department, three professors form a company to exterminate ghosts and other paranormal pests. Film's special effects now appear somewhat dated, but the direction and writing hold up, accompanied by Elmer Bernstein's infectious score; one of the best comedies from the 1980s.