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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 53 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lost in Translation Bob Harris
(2003)
Rushmore Herman Blume
(1998)
Moonrise Kingdom Mr. Bishop
(2012)

Filmography

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 2019 The Dead Don't Die (post-production)
Cliff Robertson
 2018 Isle of Dogs
Boss (voice)
 1977-2018 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Weekend Update Anchor / Honker / ...
- Sam Rockwell/Halsey (2018) ... Steve Bannon (uncredited)
- 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 / ...
- Buck Henry/Andrew Gold/Andrae Crouch & Voices of Unity (1980) ... Weekend Update Anchor / Earl of Sandwich / Ted Kennedy / ...
 2016 Vice Principals (TV Series)
Principal Welles
- The Principal (2016) ... Principal Welles
 2016 Ghostbusters
Martin Heiss
 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
 2013-2014 Alpha House (TV Series)
Senator Vernon Smits
- The Love Doctor (2014) ... Senator Vernon Smits
- In the Saddle (2014) ... Senator Vernon Smits
- Pilot (2013) ... Senator Vernon Smits
 2014 St. Vincent
Vincent
 2014 Olive Kitteridge (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Kennison
- Security (2014) ... Jack Kennison
- A Different Road (2014) ... Jack Kennison
 2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
M. Ivan
 2014 The Monuments Men
Richard Campbell
 2012 Hyde Park on Hudson
FDR
 2012 Moonrise Kingdom
Mr. Bishop
 2010 Passion Play
Happy Shannon
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Badger (voice)
 2009 Zombieland
Bill Murray
 2009 Get Low
Frank Quinn
 2009 Ghostbusters (Video Game)
Dr. Peter Venkman (voice)
 2009 The Limits of Control
The American
 2008 City of Ember
Mayor Cole
 2008 Get Smart
Agent 13
 2007 FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (Short)
Bill Murray
 2007 The Darjeeling Limited
The Businessman
 2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
Garfield (voice)
 2005 The Lost City
The Writer
 2005 Broken Flowers
Don Johnston
 2004 Garfield
Garfield (voice)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Bill Murray (segment "Delirium")
 2003 Lost in Translation
Bob Harris
 2001 Speaking of Sex
Ezri Stovall
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
Raleigh St. Clair
 2001 Osmosis Jones
Frank Detorre
 2000 Charlie's Angels
John Bosley
 2000 Hamlet
Polonius
 1999 Scout's Honor (Short)
Jack Vardell
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Tommy Crickshaw
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
- Pinocchio and the Golden Key (1998) ... (voice)
 1998 Rushmore
Herman Blume
 1998 With Friends Like These...
Maurice Melnick
 1998 Wild Things
Ken Bowden
 1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little
Wallace Ritchie
 1996 Space Jam
Bill Murray
 1996 Larger Than Life
Jack Corcoran
 1996 Kingpin
Ernie McCracken
 1994 Ed Wood
Bunny Breckinridge
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory
Frank Milo
 1993 Groundhog Day
Phil
 1991 What About Bob?
Bob Wiley
 1990 Quick Change
Grimm
 1989 Ghostbusters II
Dr. Peter Venkman
 1988 Scrooged
Frank Cross
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Bill Murray (uncredited)
 1987 Buster Poindexter: Hot, Hot, Hot (Video short)
Bartender
 1986 Little Shop of Horrors
Arthur Denton
 1984 Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters (Video short)
Dr. Peter Venkman (uncredited)
 1984 The Razor's Edge
Larry Darrell
 1984 Nothing Lasts Forever
Ted Breughel
 1984 Ghostbusters
Dr. Peter Venkman
 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
 1982 Twilight Theater (TV Movie)
Lefty in 'First Film'
 1981 Stripes
John
 1980 Caddyshack
Carl Spackler
 1980 B.C. Rock
Dragon (English version, voice)
 1980 Where the Buffalo Roam
Hunter S. Thompson
 1979 The Dogs (Short)
 1979 Mr. Mike's Mondo Video
Man on the Street
 1979 Meatballs
Tripper
 1978 Coming Attractions
Lefty
 1978 The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (TV Movie)
Bill Murray the K.
 1977 The TVTV Show (TV Movie)
Various
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Nick Kessel (uncredited)
 1975 Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (TV Series)
Various
- Episode dated 8 November 1975 (1975) ... Various
- Pilot (1975) ... Various
 1975 Tarzoon: 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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Guested on the daytime program "Afternoon Exchange" also appearing was Stu Levin. 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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Personal Quote:

[on screenplays] The early days, you could change every single word and no one cared. It was like, 'That's fine. That was terrible anyway'. But now, if the script's really good, you don't need to change very much. See more »

Trivia:

His role in Ghostbusters (1984) was originally intended for fellow SNL star John Belushi. See more »

Trademark:

In 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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