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Encyclopedia > Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Bill Murray, in 2005, at an Illinois Fighting Illini basketball game.
Bill Murray, in 2005, at an Illinois Fighting Illini basketball game.
Influences George Carlin
Influenced Wes Anderson, Jason Lee, Vince Vaughn, Garrett Clark
Spouse Margaret Kelley (1980-1994)
Jennifer Butler (1997-)
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
1977 Saturday Night Live
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2003 Lost in Translation
BAFTA Awards
Best Actor
2003 Lost in Translation

William James "Bill" Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an Academy Award-nominated, Emmy-, Golden Globe-, and BAFTA-winning American comedian and actor. Image File history File links Bill_murray. ... The Fighting Illini (also known as The Illini) are the intercollegiate athletic teams of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ... George Denis Patrick Carlin[15] (born May 12, 1937) is a Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ... Wesley Wales Anderson (born May 1, 1969) is an American director, writer, and producer of features, short films and commercials. ... Jason Michael Lee (born April 25, 1970) is an American actor and professional skateboarder. ... Vincent Anthony Vaughn (born March 28, 1970) is an American film actor. ... An Emmy Award. ... This article is about the American television series. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... For the documentary about Jerry Seinfeld, see Comedian (film). ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ...


He first gained national exposure on Saturday Night Live, following that with roles in films such as Stripes, Groundhog Day, Space Jam, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters and Rushmore. He has gained acclaim for recent dramatic roles, in films such as Lost in Translation, Broken Flowers, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Royal Tenenbaums. This article is about the American television series. ... Stripes is a 1981 American comedy film starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Warren Oates. ... Groundhog Day is a 1993 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. ... This article is about the motion picture. ... Caddyshack is a 1980 U.S. comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Ramis and Douglas Kenney. ... For other uses, see Ghostbusters (disambiguation). ... Rushmore is a 1998 movie directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) and his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Broken Flowers is a 2005 comedy-drama film directed and written by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith. ... The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is Wes Andersons fourth feature length film and was released in the U.S. on December 25, 2004. ... The Royal Tenenbaums is the 2001 dramatic comedy about three genius siblings who experience great success in youth, and even greater disappointment and failure after their eccentric father leaves them in their adolescent years. ...

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Personal life

Early years

Murray, the fifth of nine children, was born and raised in Wilmette, Illinois (metro Chicago), the son of Lucille (née Collins), a mail room clerk, and Edward J. Murray II, a lumber salesman.[1][2] His parents were Irish American and Catholic.[3] Three of Murray's siblings are also actors: John Murray, Joel Murray, and Brian Doyle-Murray. A sister, Nancy, is an Adrian Dominican Sister in Michigan who travels around the country portraying St. Catherine of Siena. US Baháí House of Worship in Wilmette Wilmette is a village in New Trier Township, Cook County, Illinois, United States. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... Née redirects here. ... Timber in storage for later processing at a sawmill roni Lumber or timber is a term used to describe wood, either standing or that has been processed for use — from the time trees are felled, to its end product as a material suitable for industrial use — as structural material for... Irish population density in the United States, 1872. ... John Murray (born June 22, 1958 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA) is an American actor. ... Joel Murray (b. ... Brian Doyle-Murray (born October 31, 1945) is an American comedian, screenwriter and character actor from Chicago. ... As well as the friars, Dominican sisters , also known as the Order of Preachers, live their lives supported by four common values, often referred to as the Four Pillars of Dominican Life, they are: community life, common prayer, study, and service. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... St. ...


Growing up, Murray's family had little money and his mother pressured her children to get jobs.[4] As a child, Murray read biographies for children of American heroes like Kit Carson, Wild Bill Hickok and Davy Crockett.[5] He attended Loyola Academy. As a teenager, he worked alongside his brothers as a caddy to pay for his tuition in a Roman Catholic High School.[5][6] The 1960s were tough on Murray and his family. His father had diabetes, one of his sisters had polio and his mother had several miscarriages.[5] During his teen years he was the lead singer of a rock band called the Dutch Masters and took part in high school and community theater.[5] Kit Carson Christopher Houston Kit Carson (December 24, 1809 – May 23, 1868) was an American frontiersman. ... Not to be confused with William Wild Bill Hickok, American football player. ... Colonel David Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a celebrated 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician; usually referred to as Davy Crockett and by the popular title King of the Wild Frontier. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the... For other uses, see Loyola Academy (disambiguation). ... “Young Men” redirects here. ... In golf, a caddy (or caddie) is the person who carries a players bag, and gives insightful advice and moral support. ... This article is about the disease that features high blood sugar. ... Poliomyelitis (polio), or infantile paralysis, is a viral paralytic disease. ...


After graduation, he attended Regis University in Denver, Colorado where he took pre-med courses. He later dropped out after being arrested for possession of marijuana at Chicago's O'Hare Airport.[6][5] He worked numerous jobs including a stint at a Little Caesar's alongside future chef Kerry Simon. Regis University is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic university in the United States. ... Denver redirects here. ... A pre-medical degree (often shortened to pre-med) is one preparing for medical school. ... Drug possession is the crime of having one or more illegal drugs in ones possession, either for personal use, distribution, sale or otherwise. ... Cannabis, also known as marijuana[1] or ganja (Hindi: गांजा),[2] is a psychoactive product of the plant Cannabis sativa. ... OHare International Airport is an airport located in Chicago, Illinois, 17 miles (27 km) northwest of the Chicago Loop. ... Little Caesars is a fast-food restaurant owned by Detroit-based Illich Holdings, that specializes in pizza. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: If you are familiar with the subject matter, please expand the article to establish its notability, citing reliable sources, so as to avoid its being considered...


Marriage and children

During the filming of Stripes, Murray wed Margaret "Mickey" Kelly on Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas on January 24, 1981.[4][5] They married again in Chicago in a church for their families.[4] They had two sons, Homer (born 1982) and Luke (born 1985), before divorcing in 1994. In 1997, he married Jennifer Butler. They have four sons together: Caleb (born 1993), Jackson (born 1995), Cooper (born 1996), and Lincoln (born 2001). The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ...


Very detached from the Hollywood scene, Murray does not have an agent or manager and reportedly only fields offers for scripts and roles using a personal telephone number with a voice mailbox that he checks infrequently.[7] This practice has the downside of sometimes preventing him from taking parts that he had auditioned for and was interested in, such as that of Sulley in Monsters, Inc and Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.[8] Hollywood redirects here. ... Monsters, Inc. ... Willy Wonka is a character in the classic Roald Dahl childrens book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and its sequel Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. ... Not to be confused with the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. ...


Murray has homes in Los Angeles, Martha's Vineyard, MA[9] , Charleston, SC, and Rockland County, New York, just outside of New York City.[10] Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Map of Marthas Vineyard. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge, in a view looking toward Rockland. ...


During the 2000 presidential campaign, Murray stumped for Green Party candidate Ralph Nader.[11] (Redirected from 2000 election) List of elections that happened in 2000: Canadian federal election, 2000 - Jean Chrétiens Liberals win third consecutive majority government Greek legislative election, 2000 Taiwan presidential election, 2000 U.S. presidential election, 2000 - George W. Bush becomes president in disputed vote 2000 Toronto election - Mel... This article is about the American political party, Green Party. ... Ralph Nader (born February 27, 1934) is an American attorney and political activist in the areas of consumer rights, humanitarianism, environmentalism and democratic government. ...


Murray is a huge fan of Chicago pro sports teams, especially the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears.[12] He also is a big Michael Jordan fan and has made cameo appearances in Space Jam and Jordan documentaries. He also cheered courtside for the Illinois Fighting Illini's game versus the University of North Carolina in the NCAA Basketball Tournament's championship game in 2005. He is a fixture at home games of those teams when in his native Chicago. After traveling to Florida during the Cubs playoff run to help "inspire" the team (Murray told Cubs slugger Aramis Ramirez he was very ill and needed two home runs to give him the hope to live)[13], he was invited to the champagne party in the Cubs' clubhouse when the team clinched the NL Central in late September of 2007, along with fellow actors John Cusack, Bernie Mac, James Belushi, and former Cubs legend Ron Santo. Murray also appeared in Santo's documentary, This Old Cub. Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1871, 1874-1889) (a. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... This article is about the motion picture. ... The Fighting Illini (also known as The Illini) are the intercollegiate athletic teams of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... Aramis Ram rez (born June 25, 1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a star third baseman who plays for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. ... This article is about the actor. ... Bernie Mac (born Bernard Jeffrey McCullough on October 5, 1957 (sometimes incorrectly given as 1958) in Chicago, Illinois) is a two time Emmy Award-nominated American actor and comedian. ... James Edgar Belushi (born June 15, 1954) is an American actor, comedian, musician and younger brother of the late comedian John Belushi. ... Ronald Edward Santo (born February 25, 1940 in Seattle, Washington) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played almost his entire career with the Chicago Cubs. ... This Old Cub is a documentary which was released in 2004. ...


Career

With an invitation from his older brother, Brian, Murray got his start at Second City Chicago studying under Del Close.[4] The improvisational comedy troupe was a perfect fit for Murray's clever, dry humor and ad libbing. In 1975, he moved to New York City and was recruited by John Belushi[14] as a featured player on The National Lampoon Radio Hour, which aired on some 600 stations from 1973 to 1974.[4] Brian Doyle-Murray (born October 31, American comedian and actor from Chicago, Illinois. ... Second City redirects here. ... Del Close (March 9, 1934–March 4, 1999), along with Keith Johnstone and Viola Spolin, is considered one of the premier influences on modern improvisational theater. ... Improvisational comedy (also called improv) is comedy that is performed with a little to no predetermination of subject matter and structure. ... See AdLib for the computer sound card manufacturer. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an Emmy Award-winning American comedian, actor and musician, notable for his work on Saturday Night Live, National Lampoons Animal House and The Blues Brothers. ... The National Lampoon Radio Hour was a comedy radio show which was created, produced and initially written by people from National Lampoon magazine. ...


Saturday Night Live

In 1975, an Off Broadway version of a Lampoon show led to his first television role as a cast member of the ABC variety show Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell that featured animal acts and little kids with loud voices.[4] That same season, another variety show titled NBC's Saturday Night premiered. Cosell's show lasted just one season, cancelled in early 1976. Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ... This article is about the American broadcast network. ... A variety show is a show with a variety of acts, often including music and comedy skits, especially on television. ... Saturday Night Live With Howard Cosell was a program that ran on ABC until 1976, hosted by Howard Cosell. ... This article is about the American television series. ...


After working in Los Angeles with the "guerrilla video" commune TVTV on a number of projects, Murray rose to prominence in 1976. He joined the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live for the show's second season, following the departure of Chevy Chase. Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Michael Shamberg (center)in 1972 TVTV (short for Top Value Television) was a pioneering video collective founded in 1972 by Allen Rucker, Michael Shamberg, Tom Weinberg, and Megan Williams. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the television network. ... This article is about the American television series. ... For other uses, see Chevy Chase (disambiguation). ...


Films

Murray landed his first starring role with the film Meatballs in 1979. He followed this up with his portrayal of famed writer Hunter S. Thompson in 1980's Where the Buffalo Roam. In the early 1980s, he starred in a string of box-office hits including Caddyshack, Stripes and Tootsie. DVD cover Meatballs is a 1979 movie comedy, about a summer-camp. ... Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005) was an American journalist and author. ... For the first webcomic, see Where the Buffalo Roam (comic). ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... Caddyshack is a 1980 U.S. comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Ramis and Douglas Kenney. ... Stripes is a 1981 American comedy film starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Warren Oates. ... George Fields and Dorothy Michaels at the Russian Tea Room Tootsie is a 1982 comedy film that tells the story of a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult makes it hard for him to find work. ...


Murray began work on a film adaptation of the novel The Razor's Edge. The film, which Murray also co-wrote, was his first starring role in a dramatic film. He later agreed to star in Ghostbusters in a role originally written for John Belushi. This was a deal Murray made with Columbia Pictures in order to gain financing for his film.[citation needed] Ghostbusters became the highest-grossing film of 1984. But The Razor's Edge, which was filmed before Ghostbusters but not released until after, was a box-office flop. The Razors Edge is the second film version of W. Somerset Maughams 1944 novel. ... For other uses, see The Razors Edge (disambiguation). ... A drama film is a film that depends mostly on in-depth character development, interaction, and highly emotional themes. ... For other uses, see Ghostbusters (disambiguation). ... John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an Emmy Award-winning American comedian, actor and musician, notable for his work on Saturday Night Live, National Lampoons Animal House and The Blues Brothers. ... The Columbia Pictures logo from 1993 to the present Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. ... The Razors Edge is the second film version of W. Somerset Maughams 1944 novel. ...


Upset over the failure of Razor's Edge, Murray took four years off from acting to study philosophy and history at the Sorbonne, frequent the Cinematheque in Paris, and spend time with his family in their Hudson River Valley home.[14] During that time, his second son, Luke, was born.[5] With the exception of a cameo appearance in the 1986 movie Little Shop of Horrors, he did not make any appearances in films, though he did participate in several public readings in Manhattan organized by playwright/director Timothy Mayer and in a production of Bertolt Brecht's A Man's Man.[5] The Sorbonne, Paris, in a 17th century engraving The historic University of Paris (French: ) first appeared in the second half of the 12th century, but was in 1970 reorganised as 13 autonomous universities (University of Paris I–XIII). ... Image of the Hudson River taken by NASA. View of the Hudson River in 1880s showing Jersey City View of the Hudson River from Battery Park, New York The Goldman Sachs Tower looms above the skyline of downtown Jersey City, New Jersey, overlooking the Hudson River. ... A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance of a known person in a work of the performing arts, such as plays, films, video games and television. ... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 screen adaptation of the off-Broadway stage musical of the same name. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... {{dy justified his choice of form, and from about 1929 on he began to interpret its penchant for contradictions, much as had Eisenstein, in terms of the dialectic. ...


Murray returned to films in 1988 with Scrooged and the sequel Ghostbusters II in 1989. In 1990, Murray made his first and only attempt at directing when he co-helmed Quick Change with producer Howard Franklin. His subsequent films What About Bob? (1991) and Groundhog Day (1993) were box-office hits and critically acclaimed. Scrooged is a hit 1988 comedy film based on Charles Dickens classic story, A Christmas Carol. ... Ghostbusters II is the 1989 sequel to Ghostbusters (1984). ... Quick-change is a performance style in which a performer or magician changes quickly within seconds from one costume into another costume in front of the audience. ... Howard Frankin is an American screenwriter and director. ... For the Dresden Files episode, see What About Bob? (Dresden). ... Groundhog Day is a 1993 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. ...


After a string of films that did not do well with audiences, he received much critical acclaim for Wes Anderson's Rushmore for which he won several awards. Murray then experienced a resurgence in his career as a dramatic actor. After dramatic roles in Wild Things, Cradle Will Rock, Hamlet (as Polonius), and The Royal Tenenbaums, he garnered considerable acclaim for the 2003 film Lost in Translation. He received a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA award. He was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, in what was considered[attribution needed] to be a two-horse race between him and Sean Penn, who eventually prevailed. In an interview included on the Lost in Translation DVD, Murray states that this is his favorite movie in which he has appeared. Wesley Wales Anderson (born May 1, 1969) is an American director, writer, and producer of features, short films and commercials. ... Rushmore is a 1998 movie directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) and his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). ... Wild Things is a 1998 erotic crime film starring Matt Dillon, Kevin Bacon, Denise Richards, Neve Campbell and Bill Murray. ... For the original 1937 musical, see The Cradle Will Rock. ... William Shakespeares play Hamlet was re-made as a movie by Michael Almereyda in 2000, set in contemporary Manhattan. ... Polonius is a character from William Shakespeares Hamlet. ... The Royal Tenenbaums is the 2001 dramatic comedy about three genius siblings who experience great success in youth, and even greater disappointment and failure after their eccentric father leaves them in their adolescent years. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) // Penn was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of Leo Penn, an actor and director, and Eileen Ryan (née Annucci), an actress. ...


During this time, Murray still appeared in comedic roles such as Charlie's Angels and Osmosis Jones. In 2004, he provided the voice of Garfield in Garfield: The Movie, again for Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties in 2006 (it should be noted that there's a common link between Murray and Lorenzo Music, the former voice of Garfield, and the voice of Dr. Peter Venkman in the TV series, The Real Ghostbusters). and marked his third collaboration with Wes Anderson in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. His dramatic role in Jim Jarmusch's Broken Flowers was also well received. Charlies Angels (2000) is an action/comedy feature film based on (and something of a sequel to) the 1970s television series Charlies Angels. ... Osmosis Jones (2001) is a part animated, part live action film whose title character is Osmosis Jones, an anthropomorphic white blood cell. ... This article is about the comic strip. ... Garfield (also known as Garfield: The Movie) is a 2004 live-action movie based on the Jim Davis comic strip Garfield. ... The Real Ghostbusters was an American animated television series based on the hit 1984 film Ghostbusters. ... The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is Wes Andersons fourth feature length film and was released in the U.S. on December 25, 2004. ... Jim Jarmusch Jim Jarmusch (born January 22, 1953 in Akron, Ohio) is a noted American independent film director. ... Broken Flowers is a 2005 comedy-drama film directed and written by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith. ...


In 2005, Murray announced that he would take a break from acting[15] , as he had not had the time since his new breakthrough in the late-1990s. He did return to the big screen, however, in a small role in Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited. For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The Darjeeling Limited is a comedy-drama film of a journey through India by three brothers, played by Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman. ...


Dan Aykroyd has recently confirmed in an interview with CISN Country that Murray will be reprising his role as the voice of Dr. Peter Venkman in Ghostbusters III.[16] Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian/American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... This page may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion. ...


Golf-related work

Murray is an avid golfer who often plays in celebrity tournaments. His 1999 book Cinderella Story: My Life in Golf, part autobiography and part essay, expounds on his love of golf. In 2002, he and his brothers starred in the Comedy Central series, The Sweet Spot, which chronicled their adventures playing golf. See also: 1998 in literature, other events of 1999, 2000 in literature, list of years in literature. ... Cover of the first English edition of 1793 of Benjamin Franklins autobiography. ... For other uses, see Essay (disambiguation). ... Comedy Central is an American cable television and satellite television channel in the United States. ...


While at a golf tournament with British golfer Ian Poulter in St Andrews, Scotland, Murray was invited by a student of the university to a house party. Murray went with him and the student reported in Scottish papers that he acted just like he had in the karaoke scene of Lost in Translation, being incredibly fun and energetic. Upon realizing that there were no clean glasses in the house for him to have a drink from, Murray volunteered to do the dishes and was said to be very amiable and unpretentious.[17] Ian James Poulter (born 10 January 1976) is an English golfer who is a member of the worlds top two professional golf tours, the U.S. based PGA Tour and the European Tour. ... For other uses, see St Andrews (disambiguation). ... This article is about the country. ...


Outside of show business

He is a partner with his brothers in Murray Bros. Caddy Shack, a restaurant chain with locations near Jacksonville and in Myrtle Beach and St. Augustine.[18] “Jacksonville” redirects here. ... Myrtle Beach is a city and in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. ... Nickname: Location in St. ...


Bill Murray enjoys a glass of warm milk before bed. He says it relaxes him.[19]


He is a part-owner of the St. Paul Saints independent minor-league baseball team and occasionally travels to Saint Paul, Minnesota to watch the team's games.[20] He also owns part of the Charleston RiverDogs, Hudson Valley Renegades, and the Brockton Rox. He invested in a number of other minor league teams in the past, including the Utica Blue Sox, Fort Myers Miracle, and Salt Lake Trappers. He was also a part-owner of the Auburn Astros (now the Auburn Doubledays) in Auburn, NY. The St. ... This article is about the sport. ... For an overview of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, see Minneapolis-Saint Paul. ... League South Atlantic League Division South Year founded 1886 Major League affiliation New York Yankees Home ballpark Joseph P. Riley, Jr. ... League New York-Penn League Division McNamara Division Year founded 1994 Major League affiliation Tampa Bay Devil Rays Home ballpark Dutchess Stadium Previous home ballparks City Fishkill, New York Current uniform colors navy blue, maroon Previous uniform colors green, maroon Logo design Two crossed baseball bats with a homeplate shield... League affiliations Can-Am League (2002-present) Name Brockton Rox (2002-present) Team Colors Jade, Brown Ballpark Campanelli Stadium Championships League titles: (1) 2003 Division titles: (1) 2003  Owner(s)/Operated By: Van Schley General Manager: Andy Crossley Manager: Chris Miyake Media: The Enterprise, Patriot Ledger Website: www. ... The Utica Blue Sox were a minor league baseball team based in Utica, New York. ... Team logo of the Auburn Doubledays. ...


Film awards and nominations

Academy Award
Year Result Award Category
2004 Nominated Oscar Best Actor for Lost in Translation
BAFTA
Year Result Award Category
2004 Won BAFTA Best Actor in a Leading Role for Lost in Translation
Golden Globe Awards
Year Result Award Category
2004 Won Golden Globe Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Lost in Translation
1999 Nominated Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Rushmore
1985 Nominated Golden Globe Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Ghostbusters
MTV Movie Awards
Year Result Award Category
2004 Nominated Golden Popcorn Best Male Performance for Lost in Translation
1993 Nominated Golden Popcorn Best Comedic Performance for Groundhog Day
1992 Nominated Golden Popcorn Best Comedic Performance for What About Bob?

Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Rushmore is a 1998 movie directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) and his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). ... For other uses, see Ghostbusters (disambiguation). ... The MTV Movie Awards is a film awards show presented annually on MTV (Music Television). ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Groundhog Day is a 1993 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. ... For the Dresden Files episode, see What About Bob? (Dresden). ...

Cultural references

  • The band Gorillaz have a song entitled "Bill Murray".

For the Gorillazs self-titled debut album, see Gorillaz (album). ... D-Sides is a 2007 compilation album by Gorillaz. ...

Filmography

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For the first webcomic, see Where the Buffalo Roam (comic). ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Le Chaînon manquant (The Missing Link) is a 1980 French/Belgiun adult animated film written and directed by Picha. ... Caddyshack is a 1980 U.S. comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Ramis and Douglas Kenney. ... Loose Shoes (also known as Coming Attractions and Quackers) is a 1980 comedy film directed by Ira Miller and starring Bill Murray. ... Stripes is a 1981 American comedy film starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Warren Oates. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... George Fields and Dorothy Michaels at the Russian Tea Room Tootsie is a 1982 comedy film that tells the story of a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult makes it hard for him to find work. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Ghostbusters (disambiguation). ... This article is about the year. ... Nothing Lasts Forever is a 1984 movie staring a number of high profile Hollywood actors. ... The Razors Edge is the second film version of W. Somerset Maughams 1944 novel. ... Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 screen adaptation of the off-Broadway stage musical of the same name. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Shes Having a Baby is an American movie, released in 1988, which was directed by John Hughes. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Scrooged is a hit 1988 comedy film based on Charles Dickens classic story, A Christmas Carol. ... Ghostbusters II is the 1989 sequel to Ghostbusters (1984). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Quick-change is a performance style in which a performer or magician changes quickly within seconds from one costume into another costume in front of the audience. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... For the Dresden Files episode, see What About Bob? (Dresden). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Groundhog Day is a 1993 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Mad Dog and Glory is a 1993 film written by Richard Price and directed by John McNaughton. ... Ed Wood is a biopic directed by Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp as the cross-dressing cult movie maker Edward D. Wood, Jr. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Kingpin is a 1996 Farrelly brothers film starring Woody Harrelson, Bill Murray, Vanessa Angel, and Randy Quaid. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Larger Than Life is a comedy staring Bill Murray as Jack Corcoran, a motivational speaker for the masses in mini-malls and rented halls across the country. ... This article is about the motion picture. ... The Man Who Knew Too Little is 1997 comedy starring Bill Murray. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Wild Things is a 1998 erotic crime film starring Matt Dillon, Kevin Bacon, Denise Richards, Neve Campbell and Bill Murray. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Rushmore is a 1998 movie directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) and his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). ... For the original 1937 musical, see The Cradle Will Rock. ... This article is about the year. ... Hamlet, also referred to as Hamlet 2000, is a film by Michael Almereyda, released in 2000, set in contemporary New York City, and based on the Shakespeare play. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Charlies Angels (2000) is an action/comedy feature film based on (and something of a sequel to) the 1970s television series Charlies Angels. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Osmosis Jones (2001) is a part animated, part live action film whose title character is Osmosis Jones, an anthropomorphic white blood cell. ... The Royal Tenenbaums is the 2001 dramatic comedy about three genius siblings who experience great success in youth, and even greater disappointment and failure after their eccentric father leaves them in their adolescent years. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Coffee and Cigarettes is a 2003 independent film directed by Jim Jarmusch. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Garfield (also known as Garfield: The Movie) is a 2004 live-action movie based on the Jim Davis comic strip Garfield. ... The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is Wes Andersons fourth feature length film and was released in the U.S. on December 25, 2004. ... Broken Flowers is a 2005 comedy-drama film directed and written by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Lost City is a 2005 film directed by Andy García. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Darjeeling Limited is a comedy-drama film of a journey through India by three brothers, played by Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Trivia

  • Murray was considered for the role of Forrest Gump in the 1994 movie, but later decided to give it to Tom Hanks.

For the main character of the same name, see Forrest Gump (character) Forrest Gump is a 1994 drama film based on a 1986 novel by Winston Groom and the name of the title character of both. ... Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956[1]) is an American two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, Emmy-winning director, voice-over artist, writer, and movie producer. ...

Other

  • Gorillaz D-Sides CD (Track 8, has nothing to do with him, it is just called "Bill Murray"

For the Gorillazs self-titled debut album, see Gorillaz (album). ... D-Sides is a 2007 compilation album by Gorillaz. ...

Upcoming

Awards
Preceded by
Daniel Day-Lewis
for Gangs of New York
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
for Lost in Translation

2003
Succeeded by
Jamie Foxx
for Ray
Preceded by
Richard Gere
for Chicago
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
for Lost in Translation

2004
Succeeded by
Jamie Foxx
for Ray

Get Smart is an upcoming film adaptation of Mel Brooks hit 1960s spy parody television show Get Smart. ... For the article of the upcoming film, see The City of Ember (film) The City of Ember is a 2003 apocalyptic book by Jeanne DuPrau. ... Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is an Academy-Award winning and Golden Globe-award nominated actor. ... Gangs of New York is a 2002 film set in the middle 19th century in the Five Points district of New York City. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Jamie Foxx (born December 13, 1967) is an American actor, singer, and stand-up comic. ... Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on thirty years[2]of the life of legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ... This article is about the 2002 film. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Lost in Translation is a 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Jamie Foxx (born December 13, 1967) is an American actor, singer, and stand-up comic. ... Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on thirty years[2]of the life of legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. ...

References

  1. ^ "Bill Murray Biography (1950-)", Film Reference. Retrieved on 2007-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Bill Murray Family Tree", Ancestry.com. Retrieved on 2007-11-12. 
  3. ^ Elder, Sean. "Brilliant Careers: Bill Murray", Salon.com. Retrieved on 2007-11-12. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Chase, Chris. "Bill Murray, A Black Sheep Now in Stripes", New York Times, July 3, 1981. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h White, Timothy. "The Rumpled Anarchy of Bill Murray", New York Times, November 20, 1988. 
  6. ^ a b Murray, Bill; George Peper (1999). Cinderella Story: My Life in Golf. Doubleday. ISBN 0385495714. 
  7. ^ How we work: Bill Murray, actor. rodcorp. Retrieved on 2008-01-11.
  8. ^ MSN Hotlist. Microsoft. Retrieved on 2008-01-11.
  9. ^ Under (one) Hot Tin Roof. Martha's Vineyard Magazine. Retrieved on 2008-01-11.
  10. ^ Bill Murray: Funny, crazy and sweet. MondoStars. Retrieved on 2008-01-11.
  11. ^ THE 2000 CAMPAIGN: THE GREEN PARTY; In Nader Supporters' Math, Gore Equals Bush. The New York Times. Retrieved on 2008-01-11.
  12. ^ Wine, Steven. "Comedian Bill Murray lightens Cubs' mood — at least briefly", Yahoo! Sports, September 27, 2007. Retrieved on 2007-09-28. 
  13. ^ Keller, Tom. "Murray visits with Cubs prior to finale", MLB.com, September 27, 2007. Retrieved on 2007-11-12. 
  14. ^ a b Carr, Jay. "Bill Murray's Somber Side", Boston Globe, November 20, 1988. 
  15. ^ IMDb bio. IMDb. Retrieved on 2008-01-11.
  16. ^ http://www.cisnfm.com/station/blog_mike_mcguire.cfm?bid=7500
  17. ^ Bill Murray attends student party, does dishes (CNN)
  18. ^ Murray Bros. Caddyshack Restaurant
  19. ^ Funny or Die
  20. ^ St. Paul Saints ownership
  21. ^ http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117966631.html? categoryid=13&cs=1

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Bill Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American comedian, producer, film director and actor from Wilmette[?], Illinois.
Murray initially rose to prominence as a cast member of and a writer for NBC's Saturday Night Live television series from 1977 to 1980.
Three of Murray's siblings are also actors; John Murray[?], Joel Murray[?] and Brian Doyle-Murray.
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