Bill Murray Biography

Bill Murray, whose full name is William James Murray, is an American actor, writer, and comedian. Born on September 21, 1950 in Evanston, Illinois, he was raised in the northern Chicago suburb of Wilmette. His parents are Lucille (née Collins), who worked in the mail room, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who was a lumber salesman.

After gaining exposure on Saturday Night Live and earning his first Emmy Award, Bill Murray went on to star in a series of successful comedy films. These include Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Tootsie (1982), Ghostbusters (1984), Scrooged (1988), Ghostbusters II (1989), What About Bob? (1991), and Groundhog Day (1993). In addition, Murray co-directed Quick Change (1990).

The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was announced for Bill Murray on June 15th, 2016.

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