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(wiki) Bill Murray, born William James Murray on September 21, 1950, is an American actor and comedian known for his deadpan delivery in roles ranging from studio comedies to independent dramas1His career has spanned several decades, and he has collaborated with notable directors such as Ivan Reitman, Harold Ramis, Wes Anderson, Sofia Coppola, Jim Jarmusch, and the Farrelly brothers.

Here are some highlights from Bill Murray’s impressive career:

  1. Saturday Night Live (SNL): Murray rose to fame as part of the original cast of Saturday Night Live from 1977 to 1980. His deadpan humor and memorable characters left a lasting impact on the show. He even received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series during his SNL tenure1.
  2. Comedy Films: Murray became a household name through a string of successful comedy films, including:
    • “Meatballs” (1979)
    • “Caddyshack” (1980)
    • “Stripes” (1981)
    • “Ghostbusters” (1984)
    • “Ghostbusters II” (1989)
    • “What About Bob?” (1991)
    • “Groundhog Day” (1993)
  3. Collaboration with Wes Anderson: Murray’s long-term collaboration with director Wes Anderson began in 1998 with “Rushmore”, for which he earned an Independent Spirit Award. He continued to appear in many of Anderson’s films, including:
    • “The Royal Tenenbaums” (2001)
    • “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” (2004)
    • “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (2009)
    • “Moonrise Kingdom” (2012)
    • “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (2014)
    • “Isle of Dogs” (2018)
    • “The French Dispatch” (2021)
  4. “Lost in Translation”: In Sofia Coppola’s film “Lost in Translation” (2003), Murray delivered a remarkable performance that earned him Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards, as well as a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor1.
  5. Other Notable Roles: Murray’s filmography includes other memorable roles in movies like “Broken Flowers” (2005)“Get Low” (2009)“Hyde Park on Hudson” (2012)“St. Vincent” (2014), and “On the Rocks” (2020).
  6. Voice Work: He voiced Garfield in the family comedy film “Garfield: The Movie” (2004) and its sequel, “Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties” (2006)Additionally, he portrayed Baloo in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s “The Jungle Book” (2016)1.

Bill Murray’s unique blend of humor, wit, and versatility has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry, making him a beloved figure for audiences worldwide.

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