Frederick Allan Moranis, popularly known as Rick Moranis, is a popular actor of Canada. He was born on 18th April, 1953 in Ontario, Canada and started his career in 1983. He is known for his memorable roles in movies like “Strange Brew”, “Little Shop of Horrors”, “Ghostbusters”, “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”, “Parenthood”, “My Blue Heaven” and “The Flintstones”.

Early Career

Popular Hollywood actor Rick Moranis started his career in 1983, appearing in the role of Bob McKenzie in the movie titled “Strange Brew”. In 1984 he appeared in “The Wild Life”, playing the role of Harry. His first breakthrough performance came in the commercially hit movie titled “Ghostbusters”, released in 1984. Following the success of “Ghostbusters”, he appeared in several movies like “Streets of Fire” in 1984, “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Club Paradise” in 1986. Allan Moranis’s next major role came in movies titled “Spaceballs”, released in 1987, in which he played the role of Lord Dark Helmet. In 1990, he reprised his role in “Ghostbusters II”, followed by another important role in another successful movie titled “Parenthood”. He also had a role in the hit movie of 1989 titled “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”.

Career Highlights

Rick Moranis, in his short career, appeared in several successful roles in various movies, which went on to become commercial and critical successes. In 1984, his role of Louis Tully in “Ghostbusters” earned him fame and was a major breakthrough in his promising career. In 1987, his role of Lord Dark Helmet in “Spaceballs” was well received, paving his way to get leading roles. He played the role of Nathan Huffner in 1989 movie “Parenthood” and established his name as seasoned actors.

10 Best Films of Rick Moranis

  • Ghostbusters
  • Spaceballs
  • Ghostbusters II
  • Parenthood
  • My Blue Heaven
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
    • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid
  • Splitting Heirs
  • The Flintstones
  • Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves

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