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Bill Murray

Bill Murray
Murray at the premiere of Get Low at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival
Personal information
Birth nameWilliam James Murray
Birth dateSeptember 21, 1950(age 66)
Place of birthWilmette, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActor, Screenwriter
Years active1973 present
SpouseMargaret Kelly (1981 96)
Jennifer Butler (1997 2008)

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William James "Bill" Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor and comedian. He first gained national exposure on Saturday Night Live in which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in a number of critically and commercially successful comedic films, including Caddyshack (1980), Ghostbusters (1984), and Groundhog Day (1993). Murray gained additional critical acclaim later in his career, starring in Lost in Translation (2003), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, and a series of films directed by Wes Anderson, including Rushmore (1998), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) and Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).

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