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Bill Murray

Bill Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American comedian, producer, film director and actor from Wilmette[?], Illinois.

Murray initially rose to prominence as a cast member of and a writer for NBC's Saturday Night Live television series from 1977 to 1980.

Murray also has a long list of television and film appearances including The Rutles in 1978 (as "Bill Murray the K."), Meatballs[?] in 1979, Caddyshack in 1980, Ghostbusters (with Dan Aykroyd) in 1984, The Razor's Edge (which was also cowritten by Murray) in 1984, Little Shop of Horrors in 1986, What About Bob?[?] in 1991, Groundhog Day in 1993, Ed Wood in 1994, Osmosis Jones[?] and The Royal Tenenbaums in both 2001.

Most of his roles have been comedic, featuring Murray's dry wit. However, he has also played serious (or at least semi-serious) roles in films such as Mad Dog and Glory[?] and Rushmore[?].

Murray is the fifth of nine children. Three of Murray's siblings are also actors; John Murray[?], Joel Murray[?] and Brian Doyle-Murray. All four Murray brothers appeared in the 1988 film Scrooged[?].

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