September 21, 1950
73 years old
6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm
75 kg | 165.5 lbs
11 US | 44 EU
William James Murray was born in Evanston, Illinois, United States, on September 21, 1950, is an American actor and comedian.
Young Bill Murray first started performing in high school theater productions and community theater.
He began his acting career with improvisational comedy troupe The Second City in Chicago.
He got his television debut in ABC comedy variety program Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (1975-1976).
He landed his big break with NBC Saturday Night Live (1976–1980) in various roles, also as a writer.
He made his big screen debut in comedy drama movie Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976) in uncredited role as Nick Kessler.
He got his first credited role as Tripper Harrison in comedy film Meatballs (1979).
Bill's breakthrough performance came as Carl Spackler in comedy film Caddyshack (1980).
How tall is Bill Murray and what is his weight? Bill Murray's height is 6' 1" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 185.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 165.5 іn pоunds or 75 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Bill Murray is 73 years old.
Bill Murray net worth is around 140 million dollars.
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role also was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Bob Harris in romantic comedy drama movie Lost in Translation (2003).
He played Peter Venkman in supernatural comedy films:
Ghostbusters (1984), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Franklin D. Roosevelt in historical comedy drama movie Hyde Park on Hudson (2012).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in a Comedy for his role as Vincent MacKenna in comedy drama film St. Vincent (2014).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) for his role as Phil Connors in comedy fantasy film Groundhog Day (1993).
He was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance for his role as Bob Wiley in black comedy film What About Bob? (1991).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture and won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Herman Blume in coming-of-age comedy drama movie Rushmore (1998).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Francis Xavier "Frank" Cross in Christmas comedy movie Scrooged (1988).
He was nominated for the Critics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble and the Golden Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical for his role as Steve Zissou in adventure comedy drama film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical for his role as Don Johnston in comedy drama film Broken Flowers (2005).
He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role as Frank Quinn in drama film Get Low (2010).
He won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Action for his role as John Bosley in action comedy movie Charlie's Angels (2000).
He co-wrote and starred in Netflix musical comedy film A Very Murray Christmas (2015), for which was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Felix in comedy drama movie On the Rocks (2020).
Tootsie (1982) comedy as Jeff Slater
Passion Play (2010) drama fantasy as Happy Shannon
He voiced Garfield in live-action animated family comedy film Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006).
He voiced Clive Badger in stop motion animated comedy movie Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).
Rock the Kasbah (2015) comedy as Richie Lanz
Aloha (2015) romantic comedy as Carson Welch
He starred in post-apocalyptic zombie comedy films Zombieland (2009) and Zombieland: Double Tap (2019).
He was nominated for the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Feature Film for his voice role as Baloo in fantasy adventure film The Jungle Book (2016).
He voiced Boss in stop-motion animated science fiction adventure movie Isle of Dogs (2018).
The French Dispatch (2021) comedy drama as Arthur Howitzer Jr
The Dead Don't Die (2019) horror comedy as Cliff Robertson
The Greatest Beer Run Ever (2022) war drama as The Colonel
He was a cast member and a writer on Saturday Night Live (1977-1980), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series.
He portrayed Senator Vernon Smits in Amazon Prime Video political satire series Alpha House (2013-2014).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Jack Kennison in HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge (2014).
He co-hosted Facebook Watch reality series Bill Murray & Brian Doyle-Murray's Extra Innings (2017–2018).
The Now (2021) Quibi comedy series as Dr. Robert Flaherty
Attended St. Joseph’s Grade School.
Graduated from Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois (1968).
Studied at Regis University in Denver, Colorado.
Has Irish ancestry.
Has five brothers: John, Joel, Brian Doyle, Edward Murray III (died in 2020), Andy and three sisters: Nancy, Peggy, Laura.
He performed in comedy radio show The National Lampoon Radio Hour (1973-1974), with John Belushi and Chevy Chase.
He was lead singer in rock band Dutch Masters.
He is an avid golfer.
Good friend with Sofia Coppola.
He was inducted into the South Atlantic League Hall of Fame in 2012.
He won the CinEuphoria Career - Honorary Award in 2016.
Fan of the Illini men's basketball team.
Huge fan of Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears.
He voiced Dr. Peter Venkman in video games:
Ghostbusters: The Video Game (2009)
Lego Dimensions (2015)
Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered (2019)
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.
He was married to:
Margaret Kelly (1981-1996), they have two sons, Homer and Luke
Jennifer Butler (1997-2008), they have four sons: Caleb James, Jackson William, Cooper Jones, Lincoln Darius
He dated Jenny Lewis (2015).