Ghostbusters actor Rick Moranis punched in head, knocked to the ground in unprovoked attack

The actor Rick Moranis was injured on Thursday when a stranger allegedly attacked him while he was walking on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

According to the New York Post, Moranis was walking on Central Park West and West 70th Street, reportedly near his home, when an assailant allegedly hit him on the head, knocking him to the ground. The suspect is not known to the 67-year-old actor — and was reportedly wearing an “I Heart New York” T-shirt at the time of the unprovoked attack.

A representative for the actor confirmed the assault in a statement to the New York Post.

“Rick Moranis was assaulted on the Upper West Side yesterday. He is fine but grateful for everyone’s thoughts and well wishes,” the spokesperson said.

According to the report, Moranis was evaluated at a hospital, and reported the attack to police.

Moranis is best known for his roles in the “Ghostbusters” and “Honey I Shrunk The Kids” movie franchises.

Investigators have not yet apprehended the suspect or released a detailed description.

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