Bill Murray

Bill Murray

Birthplace: 
Wilmette, IL
Birthday: 
September 21

Main

Main

   

About

Bill Murray is an actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live for which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Tootsie (1982), Ghostbusters (1984), Scrooged (1988), What About Bob? (1991), and Groundhog Day (1993).

Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in his career, starring in Lost in Translation (2003), which earned him a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also received Golden Globe nominations for his roles in Ghostbusters, Rushmore (1998), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) and St. Vincent (2014).

In 2015, he appeared in a supporting role in Olive Kitteridge.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

4 Nominations 2 Emmys

Outstanding Television Movie - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Bill Murray, Executive Producer
  • A Very Murray Christmas
  • Netflix
  • American Zoetrope, South Beach Productions, Devoted Productions, JAX Media and Netflix

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie - 2015

  • Winner
  • Bill Murray, as Jack Kenninson
  • Olive Kitteridge
  • HBO
  • HBO Miniseries in association with Playtone

OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979

  • Nominee
  • Bill Murray
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Photos

  • Bill Murray speaks at the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    1 of 3 Photos
  • Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    2 of 3 Photos
  • Bill Murray attends the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    3 of 3 Photos