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Bill Murray

Knowledge Identifier: +Bill_Murray


Bill Murray

American actor and comedian add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1950.

Countries: United States (76%), (6%), United Kingdom (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Scrooged, A Very Murray Christmas, Sofia Coppola

Linked to: The New York Times, Green Party, Quinnipiac University, Regis University




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Bill Murray was born in 1950 add something


Murray's father died in 1967 from complications of diabetes, when Bill was 17 years old add something


Around 1971, police arrested Murray at Chicago 's O'Hare Airport for trying to smuggle 9 pounds of marijuana which he had allegedly intended to sell add something


Richard Belzer - In addition to his film career, Belzer was a featured player on the "National Lampoon Radio Hour" with co-stars John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Gilda_Radner, and Harold Ramis, a half-hour comedy program aired on some 600 U.S. stations from 1973 to 1975


Harold Ramis - In 1974, Belushi brought Ramis and other Second City performers, including Ramis's frequent future collaborator Bill Murray, to New York City to work on "The National Lampoon Radio Hour"


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 add something


After working in Los Angeles with the "guerrilla video" commune TVTV on a number of projects, Murray rose to prominence in 1976 add something


Cosell's show lasted just one season, canceled in early 1976 add something


Fran Ryan - She appeared in many feature films, including "Flush" , "Big Wednesday" , "Take This Job and Shove It" , "Pale Rider" , "Chances Are", and a cameo appearance in 1981's "Stripes", as a cab fare to Bill Murray as the cabbie, in the opening scenes of the film


Murray landed his first starring role with the film "Meatballs" in 1979 add something


Hadley Kay - A few years later, he made his film debut opposite Bill Murray in the 1979 comedy, "Meatballs"


Picha - In 1979, the now R-rated film was released under the title "Shame Of The Jungle", and was rewritten by Saturday Night Live writers Anne Beatts and Michael O'Donoghue and was dubbed by John Belushi, Johnny Weissmuller, Jr., Bill Murray, and several others


He followed this up with his portrayal of famed writer Hunter S. Thompson in 1980's "Where the Buffalo Roam" add something


In the early 1980s, he starred in a string of box-office hits including "Caddyshack", "Stripes", and "Tootsie" add something


P. J. Soles - Soles had roles in two military comedies, 1980's "Private Benjamin" and as Bill Murray's romantic interest in 1981's "Stripes"


Hunter S. Thompson - The year 1980 marked both his divorce from Sandra Conklin and the release of "Where the Buffalo Roam", a loose film adaptation of situations from Thompson's early 1970s work, with Bill Murray starring as the author


During the filming of "Stripes", Murray married Margaret Kelly on Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas on January 25, 1981 add something


Warren Oates - A year before his death, Oates co-starred with Bill Murray in the 1981 military comedy "Stripes"


Timothy Busfield - In 1981, Busfield had a small part in the blockbuster "Stripes" with Bill Murray and Harold Ramis


Maynard James Keenan - Inspired by Bill Murray's performance in the 1981 comedy film "Stripes", Keenan joined the United States Army, with the intention of having the G.I. Bill fund his dream of attending art school


Lance LeGault - Often play­ing stern colonels, the low-pitched, gravelly-voiced actor por­trayed Colonel Glass in the 1981 com­edy "Stripes", star­ring Bill Murray and John Candy


Murray became the first guest on NBC's "Late Night with David Letterman" on February 1, 1982 add something


Elaine May - She was one of several writers, none of whom were given credit for contributing to the screenplay, for the 1982 megahit "Tootsie", notably the scenes involving the character played by Bill Murray


David Letterman - "Late Night with David Letterman" debuted February 1, 1982; the first guest on the first show was Bill Murray


Robert Mitchum - Mitchum expanded into the medium of television with the 1983 miniseries The Winds of War. The big-budget Herman Wouk story aired on ABC and starred Mitchum as naval officer "Pug" Henry, and examined the events leading up to America's involvement in World War II. He followed it in 1988 with War and Remembrance, which followed America through the war, and returned to the big screen for a memorable supporting role in Bill Murray's Scrooged.


"Ghostbusters" became the highest-grossing film of 1984 add something


John Byrum - Byrum teamed with "Mahogany" producer Rob Cohen which resulted "Scandalous" and "The Razor's Edge", the 1984 film directed by Byrum based on the W. Somerset Maugham novel starring Bill Murray in his first dramatic role as "Larry Darrell", co-starring Catherine Hicks, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliot, and James Keach


Bob Marcucci - He was co-producer of the 1984 version of "The Razor's Edge", starring Bill Murray in a rare dramatic role


Catherine Hicks - Hicks played Bill Murray's socialite finacee, Isabel, in the 1984 remake of "The Razor's Edge"


In 1987 he made a sizable donation to assist in the development and building of the Nathalie Salmon House add something


Bill Murray donated one thousand dollars to former Governor of Nebraska Bob Kerrey's successful election to the United States Senate in 1988 add something


Murray returned to films in 1988 with "Scrooged" and the sequel "Ghostbusters II" in 1989 add something


Al Green - After spending several years exclusively performing gospel, Green began to return to R&B. First, he released a duet with Annie Lennox, "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" for "Scrooged", a 1988 Bill Murray film


Mabel King - Her last two movie roles were 1988's "Scrooged" starring Bill Murray and 1990's "Dead Men Don't Die" starring Elliott Gould


Miles Davis - In 1988 he had a small part as a street musician in the film Scrooged, starring Bill Murray.


Karen Allen - In 1988, Allen returned to the big screen as Bill Murray's long-lost love, Claire, in the Christmas comedy "Scrooged"


Robert Goulet - In 1988, he was cast by Tim Burton as a houseguest blown through the roof by "Beetlejuice" and played himself in Bill Murray's "Scrooged"


Wendie Malick - She played a supporting role in the 1988 film "Scrooged" as Bill Murray's sister-in-law


Frank Oz - Usually directing comedies, Oz went on to direct "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" in 1988, starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine, "What About Bob-" in 1991, starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss, and "Housesitter" in 1992


In 1990, Murray made his first and only attempt at directing when he co-directed "Quick Change" with producer Howard Franklin add something


Groundhog Day (film) - "'Groundhog Day"' is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie_MacDowell, and Chris Elliott


Bunny Breckinridge - In 1994, Breckinridge was surprised to find himself portrayed as a character in a major motion picture, played by Bill Murray in Tim Burton's 1994 biopic "Ed Wood"


Following Murray's affair with Jennifer Butler, the couple divorced in 1996 add something


During the 2000 presidential campaign, Murray supported Green Party candidate Ralph Nader add something


Paul Shaffer - Shaffer has appeared in a number of motion pictures over the years, including a small role in Rob Reiner's "This Is Spinal Tap", "Blues Brothers 2000", a scene with Miles Davis in the Bill Murray film "Scrooged" and as a passenger in John Travolta's taxicab in "Look Who's Talking Too." In addition, Shaffer lent his voice to Disney's animated feature and television series "Hercules," as the character Hermes


In 2002, he and his brothers starred in the Comedy Central series, "The Sweet Spot", which chronicled their adventures playing golf add something


In 2003, he garnered considerable acclaim for Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation" and went on to earn a Golden Globe award, a BAFTA award, and an Independent Spirit award, as well as Best Actor awards from a number of film critic organizations add something


Takashi Fujii - In the western world, and particularly the United States, he is perhaps best known for his appearance as Matthew Minami, hosting his own show, with Bill Murray's character Bob Harris in the 2003 movie "Lost in Translation"


In 2004, he made his third collaboration with Wes Anderson in "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou" add something


GZA - GZA spent 2004 touring, both solo and with the Clan, and made an appearance with RZA in Jim Jarmusch's film Coffee & Cigarettes, opposite Bill Murray.


In 2005, Murray announced that he would take a break from acting as he had not had the time to relax since his new breakthrough in the late 1990s add something


Jim Jarmusch - He followed "Coffee and Cigarettes" in 2005 with "Broken Flowers", which starred Bill Murray as an early retiree who goes in search of the mother of his unknown son in attempt to overcome a midlife crisis


Andy Garcia - In 2005, he released "The Lost City", which he co-wrote, directed, and starred in, alongside Dustin Hoffman and Bill Murray


He was the M.C. for Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival on July 28, 2007, where he dressed in various guises of Clapton as he appeared through the years add something


In 2008, he played an important role in the post-apocalyptic film "City of Ember", and in 2009, played himself in a cameo role in the zombie comedy "Zombieland" add something


Butler filed for divorce on May 12, 2008, accusing Murray of domestic violence, infidelity, and sex, drug and alcohol addiction add something


As a Chicago native, Murray appeared at the 50th annual Chicago Air & Water Show in August 2008 add something


Murray provided the voice for the character Mr. Badger for the 2009 animated film "Fantastic Mr. Fox" add something


Fantastic Mr Fox - It was released in 2009 and features the voices of George Clooney as Mr Fox, Meryl Streep as Mrs Fox, Bill Murray as Badger, Hugo Guinness as Bunce, and Michael Gambon as Bean


Get Low (film) - "'Get Low"' is a 2009 drama film directed by Aaron Schneider, written by Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell, and starring Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy_Spacek, Lucas Black, Gerald McRaney, Bill Cobbs, Arin Logan, Lori Beth Edgeman, Andrea Powell, Rebecca Grant, Scott Cooper and Chandler Riggs


In March 2010, Bill Murray appeared on "Late Show with David Letterman" and talked about his return to "Ghostbusters III", stating "I'd do it only if my character was killed off in the first reel" add something


On February 13, 2011, Murray, playing with tournament champion D. A. Points, won the Pro-Am championship at the " AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am" add something


Roman Coppola - The independent film, released in 2013, starred Charlie Sheen, Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman


Sofia Coppola - In October 2014, Bill Murray announced on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show that he and Coppola were working on a Christmas special


A Very Murray Christmas - In October 2014, the film was announced as a Christmas special with Bill Murray to star and Sofia Coppola set to write and direct


He appeared as Letterman's final guest when the host retires on May 20, 2015 add something


Bottle Rocket - As of 2015, "Bottle Rocket" is only film directed by Wes Anderson in which Bill Murray does not make an appearance in


Scott Rudin - In 2015, it was announced that Rudin would produce Groundhog Day The Musical, a musical adaptation of the film Groundhog Day, originally starring Bill Murray


A Very Murray Christmas - "'A Very Murray Christmas"' is a 2015 American Christmas musical comedy film directed by Sofia Coppola and co-written by Bill Murray, Mitch Glazer, and Coppola


Paul Shaffer - In February 2015 Shaffer appeared on the 40th anniversary special of Saturday Night Live, playing music to Bill Murray's lounge singer character, a love song from the movie Jaws


Aloha (film) - The film, starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray, John_Krasinski, Danny McBride and Alec Baldwin, was released on May 29, 2015


A Very Murray Christmas - The film features an ensemble cast including Bill Murray, George_Clooney, Paul Shaffer, Amy Poehler, Julie White, Dimitri Dimitrov, Michael Cera, Chris Rock, David Johansen, May 2015 a Rudolph, Jason Schwartzman, Jenny Lewis, Rashida Jones, and Miley Cyrus and was released on December 4, 2015 on Netflix


In 2016, he was the voice of Baloo in Disney's live action remake of "The Jungle Book" add something


Ghostbusters - Murray appeared as Martin Heiss, a skeptical ghost debunker, in the reboot of "Ghostbusters", which was released on July 15, 2016 add something


Eddie Vedder - He attended many of the Cubs' 2016 playoff games and was in attendance, along with fellow Cubs fans John Cusack, Bill Murray, Bonnie Hunt and Craig Gass during the Cubs' historic Game Seven victory during the 2016 World Series


He was part of the ensemble cast of the 2018 animated film "Isle of Dogs" by Wes Anderson which premiered at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival add something


Zombieland - It was reported in December 2018 that Bill Murray would be returning from the first film, once again playing a fictionalized version of himself, and that his fellow "Ghostbusters" costar Dan Aykroyd would be joining the cast for the sequel, playing a fictionalized version of himself