Rick Moranis in Parenthood | 1989
Clip Name: Women's Talk
About this actor
Frederick Allan "Rick" Moranis (born April 18, 1953) is a retired Canadian comedian, actor and musician. Coming to prominence in the 1980s on Second City Television, before moving on to appearances in several Hollywood films, including Ghostbusters; Spaceballs; Little Shop of Horrors; Honey, I Shrunk the Kids; Little Giants; Parenthood; The Flintstones, and My Blue Heaven. In 1996-1997, Moranis announced that because he had other obstacles in his life, he would retire from acting, though he occasionally does voice-over work. Moranis was born in Toronto, Ontario, and went to high school at the Sir Sandford Fleming Secondary School. He went to elementary school with Geddy Lee, frontman of the rock band Rush. His career as an entertainer began as a radio disc jockey in the mid-1970s, using the on-air name of "Rick Allen" at three Toronto radio stations. He followed that with his work at SCTV, joining the television sketch comedy in the 1980-81 season. Moranis enjoyed particular success...