Bill Murray

Bill Murray

American actor and comedian
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William James Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor, comedian, and writer. Known for his deadpan delivery, he first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live, a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award, and later starred in comedy films—including Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Tootsie (1982), Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), What About Bob? (1991), Groundhog Day (1993), and Kingpin (1996). His only director credit is Quick Change (1990), co-directed with Howard Franklin.

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Bill Murray was born on Thursday, 21 September 1950 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA. His full name at birth was William James Murray. He is best known as an actor. Murray's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Bill attended high school at Loyola Academy, Wilmette IL (1968). For university, he studied at Pre-Med, Regis College (expelled for marijuana use). His religion is listed as Christian. He is 6' 1" (185 cm) tall with an average build. He has blue eyes and grey hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $140,000,000 US dollars. Bill Murray is 73 years old and his zodiac star sign is Virgo.

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Full name at birth
William James Murray
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Claim to fame
Meatballs, Saturday Night Live
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Date of birth
21 September 1950
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Place of birth
Wilmette, Illinois, USA
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Actor, Comic
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6' 1" (185 cm)
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Los Angeles, California, U.S.Rancho Santa Fe, California, U.S.Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, U.S.Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.Palisades, New York, U.S.,Lower Manhattan, New York, U.S.
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Net worth
$140,000,000 USD
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Loyola Academy, Wilmette IL (1968)
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  • Pre-Med, Regis College (expelled for marijuana use)
  • Sorbonne
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I think all phases of one's career are serious if you take it seriously no matter if you are doing high profile dramatic pieces or not.
  • Father, with Jennifer Butler, of sons Jackson (b. 1993), Cal (b. 1995) and Cooper (b. 1996) and Lincoln (b. 2001).
  • Has appeared with both Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie (1982) and Dustin's brother Todd Hoffman in Meatballs (1979).
  • His performance as Carl Spackler in Caddyshack (1980) is ranked #18 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
  • In 2001, he starred with Sigourney Weaver in an Off-Off-Broadway play called "The Guys," in which he played a fire captain who lost eight of his men on 9/11. In the movie version, Murray's role was played by Anthony LaPaglia.
  • Turned down Steve Carell's role in Little Miss Sunshine (2006), which became one of the few choices in his career that he regretted.

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