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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 52 wins & 76 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Groundhog Day
(1993)
Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation Bob Harris
(2003)
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters Dr. Peter Venkman
(1984)
The Jungle Book
(2016)

Filmography

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 2018 Isle of Dogs (filming) (voice)
 1977-2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Weekend Update Anchor / Honker / ...
- Benedict Cumberbatch/Solange (2016) ... Chicago Cubs fan (uncredited)
- Bill Murray/Sting (1993) ... Various / Himself - Host / Todd Blanston / ...
- Bill Murray/The Spinners/Yale Whiffenpoofs (1981) ... Various / Himself - Host / Ralph Lauren / ...
 2016 The Jungle Book
Baloo (voice)
 2016 Angie Tribeca (TV Series)
Vic Deakins
- Tribeca's Day Off (2016) ... Vic Deakins
 2015 A Very Murray Christmas (TV Special)
Bill Murray
 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)
 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)
 1987 Buster Poindexter: Hot, Hot, Hot (Video short)
Bartender
 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
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:

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

Publicity Listings:

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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Did You Know?

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 (1980), 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 ... See more »

Trivia:

Murray is one of only three American actors who were nominated for an Oscar for a movie that is set in the territory of Japan. The other two were Marlon Brando and Red Buttons for Sayonara (1957). 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:

Billy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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