Bill Murray

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Biography

  • Birth Name: William James Murray
  • Birth Place: Wilmette, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/21/1950, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; writer
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Bill Murray Fast Facts:
  • Dropped out of college to join Chicago's improv troupe Second City, where his brother Brian Doyle-Murray was already a member.
  • Joined Saturday Night Live in its third season.
  • Studied philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris while on hiatus from Hollywood in the 1980s.
  • His sister, Nancy, is a Dominican nun.
  • Has owned and co-owned several minor league baseball teams.
  • A huge fan of the Chicago Cubs, he had a satellite installed to watch their 2003 playoff run while he was on location in Italy.
  • Teamed up with director Wes Anderson on the films Rushmore (1998), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) and The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).
  • Was convinced by pal Woody Harrelson to make a memorable cameo as himself in Zombieland (2009).
  • Bill Murray Relationships:
  • Andy Murray - Brother
  • Lincoln Darius Murray - Son
  • Luke Murray - Son
  • Edward Murray - Brother
  • Jackson William Murray - Son
  • Jennifer Butler - Ex-wife
  • Margaret 'Mickey' Kelly - Ex-wife
  • Nancy Murray - Sister
  • Brian Doyle-Murray - Brother
  • John Murray - Brother
  • Cooper Jones Murray - Son
  • Edward J. Murray - Father
  • Caleb James Murray - Son
  • Lucille Murray - Mother
  • Homer Murray - Son
  • Joel Murray - Brother
  • Gilda Radner - Ex-significant Other
  • Bill Murray Awards:
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Winner
  • 1979 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy - Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 2003 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2003 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Regis University, Denver, CO

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