William James Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor, comedian, an writer. He first gained exposur on Saturday Night Live, a series o performances that earnt him his first Emmy Awaird, an later starned in comedy films—includin Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Tootsie (1982), Ghostbusters (1984), Scrooged (1988), Ghostbusters II (1989), What About Bob? (1991), an Groundhog Day (1993). He also co-directit Quick Change (1990).

Bill Murray
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BornWilliam James Murray
(1950-09-21) 21 September 1950 (age 69)
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.[1]
ThriftActor, comedian, writer
Years active1973–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Margaret Kelly (m. 1981–1996)
Jennifer Butler (m. 1997–2008)
ParentsLucille Murray (née Collins)
Edward Joseph Murray II,
FaimilyJohn Murray (brither)
Joel Murray (brither)
Brian Doyle-Murray (brither)
Ed Murray (brither)
Andy Murray (brither)
Nancy Murray (sister)
Peggy Murray (sister)
Laura Murray (sister)

Murray gained addeetional creetical acclaim later in his career, starnin in Lost in Translation (2003), that earnt him a Gowden Globe an a BAFTA Awaird for Best Actor, as weel as an Academy Awaird nomination for Best Actor. He an aw received Goeden Globe nominations for his roles in Ghostbusters, Rushmore (1998), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012), St. Vincent (2014), an the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge (2014), for that he later wan his seicont Primetime Emmy Awaird.

Murray received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour in 2016.[2] His comedy is kent for its deadpan deleevery.[3]


  1. Bill Murray. Cookcountyclerk.com
  2. McGlone, Peggy (October 23, 2016). "Bill Murray accepts Mark Twain Prize: 'As much as I dreaded this ... there's love'". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 3, 2016. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. Bernstein, Jonathan (30 October 2015). "Will Bill Murray ever make another good movie?". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 3 November 2015.