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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 49 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Groundhog Day
(1993)
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters Dr. Peter Venkman
(1984)
Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation Bob Harris
(2003)
Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom Mr. Bishop
(2012)

Filmography

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 2016 Vice Principals (TV Series) (completed)
- Episode #1.1 (2016)
 2016/I 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
Polonius
 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
 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)
 1974 Pass the Buck: Expo '74 (Short)
M.C.
 1973 The Hat Act (Short)
The Bookstore Owner
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Other Works:

(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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Alternate Names:

Billy Murray

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm over the Oscar thing. I feel that if you really want an Oscar, you're in trouble. It's like wanting to be married - you'll take anybody. If you want the Oscar really badly, it becomes a naked desire and ambition. It becomes very unattractive. I've seen it. The nice thing is that I'm over here in Europe making a movie and so I don't need to worry about it. See more »

Trivia:

Curiously enough, Murray was the very first guest on the first episode on Late Night with David Letterman (1982) and the very last guest on 19 May 2015. 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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