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Bill, the fifth of nine children, was born in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, Joel Murray, and John Murray. He and most of his siblings worked as caddies, which paid his tuition to Loyola Academy, a ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2016 The Jungle Book (filming)
Baloo (voice)
 2014 Dumb and Dumber To
Ice Pick
 2014 Olive Kitteridge (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Kennison
- Security (2014) ... Jack Kennison
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Badger (voice)
 2009 Ghostbusters (Video Game)
Dr. Peter Venkman (voice)
 2008 Backdrop NYC (TV Series)
- The F Word (2008)
 2006 Garfield 2
Garfield (voice)
 2005 The Lost City
The Writer
 2004 Garfield
Garfield (voice)
 2000 Hamlet
Polonius
 1999 Scout's Honor (Short)
Jack Vardell
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
- Pinocchio and the Golden Key (1998) ... (voice)
 1977-1993 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Weekend Update Anchor / Himself - Host / ...
- Bill Murray/Sting (1993) ... Various / Himself - Host
- Bill Murray/Percy Sledge (1987) ... Taxi Driver / Various / Himself - Host
- Bill Murray/The Spinners/Yale Whiffenpoofs (1981) ... Various / Himself - Host
- Bill Murray/Delbert McClinton (1981) ... Various / Himself - Host
 1984 Nothing Lasts Forever
Ted Breughel
 1983 Square Pegs (TV Series)
Mr. McNulty
- No Substitutions (1983) ... Mr. McNulty
 1982 Tootsie
Jeff
 1982 SCTV Network (TV Series)
Various
- Days of the Week, The/Street Beef (1982) ... Various
 1981 Stripes
John
 1980 B.C. Rock
Dragon (English version, voice)
 1978 Coming Attractions
Lefty Schwartz
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Nick Kessel (uncredited)
 1976 The TVTV Show (TV Movie)
Various
 1975 Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (TV Series)
Various
- Episode dated 8 November 1975 (1975) ... Various
- Pilot (1975) ... Various
 1975 Shame of the Jungle
Reporter (English version, voice)
 1973 The Hat Act (Short)
The Bookstore Owner
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in the Ray Parker Jr. video "Ghost Busters" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 24 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Billy Murray

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

We used to joke about it: 'Give me an affliction and I'll give you an Oscar!' They're not giving an award for acting. It's, 'Thanks for making me feel something. Here's a prize.' Somehow people don't put comedy in their emotional bank the same way. It relieves a tension, it unties a knot, but it's not something where people want to give you a prize. They just want to say, 'Thanks for making me ... See more »

Trivia:

Performed the vocals for the song "The Best Thing" in the John Waters film Polyester (1981). See more »

Trademark:

Soft mellow voice See more »

Nickname:

Billy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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