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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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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:

[on reconnecting with earlier performances] When you did the job, you thought you were just trying to amuse your friends who are all on the job. I'm just trying to make the sound guy laugh, the script supervisor. A movie like 'Caddyshack', I can walk on a golf course and some guy will be screaming entire scenes at me and expecting me to do it word for word with him. It's like, 'Fella, I did that ... See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

During the later years of his career, he frequently plays depressed characters (Lost in Translation (2003), Broken Flowers (2005), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), Rushmore (1998) , The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)). See more »

Nickname:

The Murricane See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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Bill on The Graham Norton Show. Absolutely Hilarious! Dibby
Am I the only one who doesn't want him to do GB3? chrisrobins2000
Bill Murray is my favorite human. spoiledfrog
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If only De Niro took a similar career path niceguybilly
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