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Bill was born under the official name Murray, William James on September 21st, 1950. Known to his close friends as Billy, he has been a credited actor since the 1980 film Caddyshack.
Bill Murray is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in twelve films including the 2014 comedy film St. Vincent as the character Vincent, the 2005 comedy movie Broken Flowers playing Don Johnston and the 2004 adventure release The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou cast as Steve Zissou.
Bill has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-six films including: the 2014 drama film The Monuments Men as the character Richard Campbell, the 2014 comedy movie Dumb and Dumber To playing Ice Pick and the 2012 comedy release Moonrise Kingdom cast as Mr. Bishop.
Bill Murray has earned salaries up to $10,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1984 comedy film Ghost Busters, which brought in $239,000,000 at the box office.
Bill is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eleven magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over nine publications and featured in twenty-five magazine articles.
As an actor Bill Murray has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Bob Harris in the 2003 movie Lost in Translation.