William James "Bill" Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor and comedian who first gained exposure on the NBC late-night comedy variety show Saturday Night Live for which he earned a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program and later starred in a number of critically and commercially successful comedic films, such as Caddyshack, the Ghostbusters films, Stripes, he stared in with fellow costars John Candy and Harold Ramis as the character of Peter Venkmen, and Groundhog Day. He gained additional critical acclaim later in his career, starring in Lost in Translation, for which he was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor. He also starred in Broken Flowers and a series of films directed by Wes Anderson, including Rushmore as Herman Blume , The Royal Tenenbaums as Raleigh St. Clair, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Moonrise Kingdom.

He portrayed Steve Zissou in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Tommy Crickshaw in Cradle Will Rock, Bunny Breckinridge in Ed Wood and Bob "Bobby" Wiley in What About Bob?. He voices Baloo in the 2016 film The Jungle Book, as well performed a new version of The Bare Necessities. He was mentioned in the The Muppets episode A Tail of Two Piggies.

He is the younger brother of actor Brian Doyle-Murray and the older brother of actors John Murray and Joel Murray.

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