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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 40 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Jungle Book (filming)
Baloo (voice)
 2014 Olive Kitteridge (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Jack Kennison
- Security (2014) ... Jack Kennison
- Pharmacy (2014) ... Jack Kennison
- Flight (2014) ... Jack Kennison
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Badger (voice)
 2009 Ghostbusters (Video Game)
Dr. Peter Venkman (voice)
 2009 The Limits of Control
The American
 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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Music Video: Rooftop by Emily Hearn. Filmed in Charleston SC. 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:

[on Ghostbusters III] It's not the foremost thing in my mind right now, so I don't think about it. The studio gets excited about it every ten years or so, it seems like. Because what they'd really like to do is recreate the franchise. They'd like to keep it going. See more »

Trivia:

Was considered and tested for the voice role of Sulley in Monsters, Inc. (2001), but the director, Pete Docter, said that when the filmmakers decided to offer it to Murray, they were unable to make contact with him and took that to mean "no". See more »

Trademark:

Often works with directors Ivan Reitman and Wes Anderson. See more »

Nickname:

The Murricane See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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