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BILL MURRAY (Richard Campbell) most recently starred as
Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Hyde Park on Hudson, for which he earned a Golden
Globe nomination as Best Actor. Last year, he also reunited with director Wes
Anderson on Moonrise Kingdom. He has acted in all of Anderson's previous
features, including The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou,
The Darjeeling Limited, and Fantastic Mr. Fox (in voiceover). His starring role
in Anderson's 1998 comedy, Rushmore, brought him the New York Film Critics
Circle, National Society of Film Critics, Los Angeles Film Critics Association,
and Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Actor. He will also be
starring in Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel alongside Ralph Fiennes in
March of this year.
Born in Chicago, he began his acting career there with the improvisational
troupe Second City. He joined the cast of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" in the
show's second season, and shortly thereafter won an Emmy Award as one of the
show's writers. He later authored the book Cinderella Story: My Life in Golf.
After making his screen debut in Ivan Reitman's Meatballs, Murray re-teamed
with the director on Stripes and the Ghostbusters movies. His film credits also
include Harold Ramis' Caddyshack and Groundhog Day; Art Linson's Where the
Buffalo Roam; Sydney Pollack's Tootsie; John Byrum's The Razor's Edge; Richard
Donner's Scrooged; Frank Oz's What About Bob?; John McNaughton's Mad Dog and
Glory and Wild Things; Tim Burton's Ed Wood; Peter and Bobby Farrelly's Kingpin;
Jon Amiel's The Man Who Knew Too Little; Tim Robbins' Cradle Will Rock; Michael
Almereyda's Hamlet; Gil Kenan's City of Ember; Aaron Schneider's Get Low, for
which he received Spirit and Satellite Award nominations; Mitch Glazer's Passion
Play; and Roman Coppola's A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III.
For his performance in Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation, Murray received
the Golden Globe, BAFTA, Independent Spirit, and New York, Los Angeles, and
Chicago film critics' Awards, among others, for Best Actor. He also was
nominated for the Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award.
He starred for Jim Jarmusch in the Delirium segment of Coffee and Cigarettes;
in Broken Flowers, for which he was nominated for a Satellite Award for Best
Actor; and in The Limits of Control.
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