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William James "Bill" Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American 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), Ghostbusters (1984), 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 an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, the indie comedy-drama Broken Flowers (2005) and a series of films directed by Wes Anderson, including Rushmore (1998), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village Nick Kessel Uncredited
1978 All You Need Is Cash "Bill Murray the K"
1979 MMeatballs Tripper Harrison Nominated — Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actor
1980 Where the Buffalo Roam Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
1980 The Missing Link The Dragon (voice) Uncredited
1980 Caddyshack Carl Spackler
1981 Stripes Pvt. John Winger
1982 Tootsie Jeff Slater
1984 Square Pegs Teacher TV series
1984 Ghostbusters Dr. Peter Venkman Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1984 Nothing Lasts Forever Bus Conductor
1984 The Razor's Edge Larry Darrell Also screenwriter
1986 Little Shop of Horrors Arthur Denton
1988 She's Having a Baby Himself Uncredited
1988 Scrooged Francis Xavier "Frank" Cross Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actor
1989 Ghostbusters II Dr. Peter Venkman
1990 Quick Change Grimm Also co-director/producer
1991 What About Bob? Bob Wiley Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
1993 Groundhog Day Phil Connors Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actor
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
1993 Mad Dog and Glory Frank Milo
1994 Ed Wood Bunny Breckinridge
1996 Kingpin Ernie McCracken
1996 Larger than Life Jack Corcoran
1996 Space Jam Himself
1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little Wallace Ritchie
1998 Wild Things Kenneth Bowden Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
1998 Rushmore Herman Blume American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
1999 Cradle Will Rock Tommy Crickshaw Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
2000 Charlie's Angels John Bosley
2000 Hamlet Polonius
2001 Osmosis Jones Frank Detorre
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums Raleigh St. Clair Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
2003 Lost in Translation Bob Harris BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Male
International Cinephile Society Award for Best Actor
Iowa Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
New York Film Critics Online Award for Best Actor
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Seattle Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for Best Actor
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Internet Entertainment Writers Association Awards for Favorite Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Irish Film and Television Award for Best International Actor
Nominated — London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Performance - Male
Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
2003 Coffee and Cigarettes Himself/Waiter Segment "Delirium"
2004 Garfield: The Movie Garfield (voice)
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Steve Zissou Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2005 Broken Flowers Don Johnston Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2005 The Lost City The Writer
2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Garfield (voice)
2007 The Darjeeling Limited The Businessman
2008 Get Smart Agent 13
2008 City of Ember Mayor Cole
2009 The Limits of Control American
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Clive Badger (voice)
2009 Zombieland Himself Scream Award for Best Ensemble
Scream Award for Best Cameo
Nominated—Detroit Film Critics Society for Best Ensemble
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best WTF Moment
2010 Get Low Frank Quinn Nominated — Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
2011 Passion Play Happy Shannon
2012 Moonrise Kingdom Mr. Bishop
2012 A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Saul
2012 Hyde Park on Hudson Franklin D. Roosevelt Nominated — Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2013 Alpha House Senator Vernon Smits TV series ("Pilot", "In the Saddle")
2014 The Monuments Men Sgt. Richard Campbell
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel M. Ivan Cameo
2014 St. Vincent de Van Nuys Post-Production
2014 Rock the Kasbah Production
2015 B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations Addison Drake (voice) Post-Production

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