Ivan Reitman was the Director of Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II. Currently, Ivan Reitman Heads Ghost Corps with Dan Aykroyd.


Ivan Reitman is most known for directing Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II, along with Stripes and Meatballs. In Ghostbusters, Reitman provided all of the unearthly voices, such as Dana's demonic Zuul voice and Slimer, except for Gozer's. [1] [2] In Ghostbusters II, Reitman makes a cameo in the film as a pedestrian walking past the Firehouse and crossing the street.

Ghostbusters Related Credits


While he had worked on a few earlier movies (small budget B-movies) his break was as one of the two Producers of National Lampoon's Animal House. He also is known for Directing Legal Eagles, Kindergarten Cop, Junior, Fathers' Day, Six Days Seven Nights, Evolution.

Other Works

The information in this section is gathered from IMDb and is meant to only be a brief list of highlights of their career.

  • Mummies Alive! (TV Series) - Executive Producer for forty-two episodes (1997)
  • Kindergarten Cop - Director, Producer (1990)
  • Heavy Metal - Producer (1981)
  • Stripes - Director, Producer (1981)
  • National Lampoon's Animal House - Producer (1978)
  • Cannibal Girls - Director, Executive Producer, Writer -developed dialog by the cast- (1973)



  1. Ivan Reitman (2005). Ghostbusters- Commentary (2005) (DVD ts. 56:49-57:02). Columbia TriStar Home Video. Ivan Reitman says: "I actually do the voice, the deep voice of...that's me. I did Slimer and the voice that comes out of her here. "
  2. Shay, Don (November 1985). Making Ghostbusters, p. 127 annotation. New York Zoetrope, New York NY USA, ISBN 0918432685. Paragraph reads: "In an unusual twist on the directorial cameo, Dana's demonic voice -- reminiscent of Mercedes McCambridge's intonations in The Exorcist -- was actually that of Ivan Reitman. Reitman, in fact, provided all of the unearthly voices in the film, except that of Gozer."


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