Knowledge Identifier: +Rick_Moranis
Moranis came to prominence around 1980 in the sketch comedy show "Second City Television", and later appeared in several Hollywood films including "Strange Brew", "Ghostbusters", "Spaceballs", "Little Shop of Horrors", "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids", "Little Giants", "Parenthood", "The Flintstones" and "My Blue Heaven"
Michael McDonald (singer) - McDonald was parodied in a Second City Television skit in the early 1980s, where he is portrayed by Rick Moranis
John Candy - In 1983, Candy headlined in the film "Going Berserk", and was approached to play the character of accountant Louis Tully in "Ghostbusters" , but ultimately did not get the role because of his conflicting ideas of how to play the character; the part went instead to Rick Moranis
Mel Blanc - In 1983, he was asked by comedian Rick Moranis to voice the father of Bob and Doug MacKenzie in the film "Strange Brew", which he did
Yannick Bisson - His big break was in CBC's critically acclaimed 1984 movie of the week "Hockey Night" with Megan Follows and Rick Moranis
Eric Idle - The film stars Rick Moranis and other members of the cast of the 1989 feature film "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids"
Keri Russell - In 1992, she appeared in "Honey, I Blew Up the Kid" alongside Rick Moranis and in 1993, had a role on the sitcom "Boy Meets World" as Mr. Feeny's niece
Eve Gordon - She starred in the 1997 film "Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves", starring opposite Rick Moranis
Ghostbusters (franchise) - In June 2013, Rick Moranis gave a rare interview where he talked about appearing in the third film and his disappointment with the sequel
Ghostbusters - After having declined an invitation to do a brief appearance in "Ghostbusters 3", Moranis clarified in 2015 that he had not, in fact, retired from film acting, but instead had become selective about future roles
In July 2017, Moranis and Dave Thomas will reprise their Bob & Doug characters at a benefit concert in Toronto