then and now: CAST of GHOSTBUSTERS (1984)

Then and Now is making a pit-stop at the classic ’80s romp, Ghostbusters, which to this day remains one of the best comedies around. It’s then-relatively-young and green cast have gone on to some lengthy careers, so what better way to honor them by taking a look at some of their earliest and latest work? A word of warning — you’ll notice that the beloved Slimer is noticeably absent, as he has seemingly retired from film work.

Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman
In a 1977 episode of the TV series Saturday Night Live
and in the 2009 film Get Low

Sigourney Weaver as Dana Barrett
In the 1978 film Madman
and in the 2009 film Avatar

Dan Aykroyd as Dr. Raymond Stantz
In a 1975 episode of the TV series Coming Up Rosie
and in a 2009 episode of the TV series Saturday Night Live

Harold Ramis as Dr. Egon Spengler
In a 1977 episode of the TV series SCTV
and in the 2009 movie Year One

Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddmore
In a 1978 episode of the TV series Fantasy Island
and in a 2009 episode of the TV series Law and Order

Rick Moranis as Louis Tully
In a 1981 episode of the TV series SCTV
and on the set of the 2006 movie Brother Bear 2

Annie Potts as Janine Melnitz
In the 1978 movie Corvette Summer
and in a 2009 episode of the TV series Two and a Half Men
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