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Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray 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 ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 49 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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Groundhog Day
Ghostbusters Dr. Peter Venkman
Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation Bob Harris
Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom Mr. Bishop


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 2016 Vice Principals (TV Series)
Principal Welles
- The Principal (2016) ... Principal Welles
 2016 The Jungle Book
Baloo (voice)
 2016 Angie Tribeca (TV Series)
Vic Deakins
- Tribeca's Day Off (2016) ... Vic Deakins
 2015 Rock the Kasbah
Richie Lanz
 2015/I Aloha
Carson Welch
 2015 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Walter Gunderson
- Two Funerals (2015) ... Walter Gunderson (uncredited)
 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)
 2006 Garfield 2
Garfield (voice)
 2005 The Lost City
The Writer
 2004 Garfield
Garfield (voice)
 2000 Hamlet
 1999 Scout's Honor (Short)
Jack Vardell
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
- Pinocchio and the Golden Key (1998) ... (voice)
 1984 Nothing Lasts Forever
Ted Breughel
 1984 Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters (Video short)
Dr. Peter Venkman (uncredited)
 1983 Square Pegs (TV Series)
Mr. McNulty
- No Substitutions (1983) ... Mr. McNulty
 1982 Tootsie
 1982 SCTV Network (TV Series)
- Days of the Week, The/Street Beef (1982) ... Various
 1981 Stripes
 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)
 1975 Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 November 1975 (1975) ... Various
- Pilot (1975) ... Various
 1975 Shame of the Jungle
Reporter (English version, voice)
 1974 Pass the Buck: Expo '74 (Short)
 1973 The Hat Act (Short)
The Bookstore Owner
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(1/02) Stage: Appeared (as "Nick") in "The Guys" by Anne Nelson, Flea Theater, New York City, See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 25 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

You know the theory of cell irritability?. If you take an amoeba cell and poke it a thousand times, it will change and then re-form into its original shape. And then, the thousandth time you poke this amoeba, the cell will completely collapse and become nothing. That's kind of what it's like being famous. People say hi, how are you doing, and after the thousandth time, you just get angry; you ... See more »


He is part of The Goldklang Group that includes Van Schley, baseball marketing guru Mike Veeck, and Saturday Night Live (1975) comedian Jimmy Fallon. The group owns minor league baseball teams the St. Paul Saints and the Brockton Rox of the Northern League, the Charleston RiverDogs, the Fort Myers Miracle, the Hudson Valley Renegades, the Evansville Otters and they run the Portland Beavers. See more »


Often plays bitter, misanthropic cynics who suffer humiliation and failure. See more »


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