Bill Murray: roles in movies to 1975

Bill Murray was born in 1950, he is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, filmmaker, and writer.

Bill Murray

Born:
William James Murray
September 21, 1950
Evanston, Illinois, USA

Career:
actor since 1973 (age 23)
actor in feature film since 1975 (age 25)

Family:
John Murray (brother)
Joel Murray (brother)
Brian Doyle-Murray (brother)

His first comedy films are “Meatballs” (1979), “Caddyshack” (1980), “Stripes” (1981), “Tootsie” (1982), “Ghostbusters” (1984), “Scrooged” (1988), “Ghostbusters II” (1989), “What About Bob?” (1991), and “Groundhog Day” (1993).

Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in his career, starring in “Lost in Translation” (2003), which earned him a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, as well as an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.

He also received Golden Globe nominations for his roles in “Ghostbusters”, “Rushmore” (1998), “Hyde Park on Hudson” (2012), “St. Vincent” (2014).

Roles portrayed by Bill Murray

TBA Bill Murray as Arthur Howitzer Jr. in The French Dispatch

It’s a comedy-drama film written and directed by Wes Anderson. It stars Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Kate Winslet, Elisabeth Moss, Tilda Swinton, Willem Dafoe and Benicio del Toro.

2020 Bill Murray as Felix in On the Rocks

It’s a comedy drama film, written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It stars Rashida Jones, Bill Murray, Marlon Wayans, Jessica Henwick and Jenny Slate. Its plot revolves around a young mother who reconnects with her larger than life playboy father on an adventure through New York.

2020 Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman in Ghostbusters 2020

Its a fantasy comedy film directed by Jason Reitman. It will be the fourth feature film in the Ghostbusters franchise, and serves as a direct sequel to 1984’s Ghostbusters and 1989’s Ghostbusters II.

2019 Bill Murray as Cliff Robertson in The Dead Don’t Die

Its a zombie comedy film directed by Jim Jarmusch. The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

Bill Murray as Cliff Robertson in The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

2019 Bill Murray as Himself in Zombieland: Double Tap

Its a post-apocalyptic zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer. A sequel to Zombieland (2009), it features Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin and Bill Murray all reprising their roles from the first film.

After the events of the first film, Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

2016 Bill Murray as Martin Heiss in Ghostbusters

Its a supernatural comedy film directed by Paul Feig. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. It is the third feature film in the Ghostbusters franchise, and serves as a reboot of the series. The story focuses on four women and their assistant (Hemsworth) who begin a ghost-catching business in New York City.

2015 Bill Murray as Carson Welch in Aloha

2015 Bill Murray as Richie Lanz in Rock the Kasbah

Bill Murray starred as a has-been rock manager takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When Richie finds himself in Kabul, abandoned, penniless and without his U.S. passport, he discovers a young Afghan girl named Salima with an extraordinary voice and manages her through Afghanistan’s version of American Idol.

Bill Murray as Richie Lanz in Rock the Kasbah (2015)

2014 Bill Murray as Sgt. Richard Campbell in The Monuments Men

The film is loosely Its a war film directed by George Clooney, based on the non-fiction book “The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History” by Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter. The film stars an ensemble cast including Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, and Cate Blanchett.

Its plot revolves around an Allied group from the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program that is given the task of finding and saving pieces of art and other culturally important items before Nazis destroy or steal them, during World War II.

Bill Murray as Sgt. Richard Campbell in "The Monuments Men"

2014 Bill Murray as M. Ivan in The Grand Budapest Hotel (cameo)

2014 Bill Murray as Vincent MacKenna in St. Vincent

Murray starred as a young boy’ neighbour. He is the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who becomes this boy’s friend and mentor.

Director: Theodore Melfi

Bill Murray as Vincent MacKenna in "St. Vincent"

2014 Bill Murray as Ice Pick in Dumb and Dumber To (cameo)

2012 Bill Murray as Mr. Bishop in “Moonrise Kingdom”

Bill Murray as Mr. Bishop in “Moonrise Kingdom”

2012 Bill Murray as Saul in “A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III”

Bill Murray as Saul in “A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III”

2012 Bill Murray as Franklin D. Roosevelt in “Hyde Park on Hudson”

Bill Murray as Franklin D. Roosevelt in “Hyde Park on Hudson”

2010 Bill Murray as Happy Shannon in “Passion Play”

Bill Murray as Happy Shannon in “Passion Play”

2009 Bill Murray as Frank Quinn in “Get Low”

Bill Murray as Frank Quinn in “Get Low”

2009 Bill Murray as American in “The Limits of Control”

Bill Murray as American in “The Limits of Control”

2009 Bill Murray as Clive Badger in “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (voice)

2009 Bill Murray as Bill Murray in “Zombieland” (himself)

2008 Bill Murray as Agent 13 in “Get Smart” (cameo)

2008 Bill Murray as Mayor Cole in “City of Ember” (cameo)

2007 Bill Murray as The Businessman in “The Darjeeling Limited” (cameo)

2006 Bill Murray as cat Garfield in “Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties” (voice)

Bill Murray as cat Garfield in “Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties”

2005 Bill Murray as Don Johnston in “Broken Flowers”

Bill Murray as Don Johnston in “Broken Flowers”

2005 Bill Murray as The Writer in “The Lost City”

Bill Murray as The Writer in “The Lost City”

2004 Bill Murray as cat Garfield in “Garfield: The Movie” (voice)

Bill Murray as cat Garfield in “Garfield: The Movie”

2004 Bill Murray as Steve Zissou in “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou”

Bill Murray as Steve Zissou in “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou”

2003 Bill Murray as Bob Harris in “Lost in Translation”

Bill Murray as Bob Harris in “Lost in Translation”

2003 Bill Murray as Himself/Waiter in “Coffee and Cigarettes”

Bill Murray as Himself/Waiter in “Coffee and Cigarettes”

2001 Bill Murray as Frank Detorre in “Osmosis Jones”

Bill Murray as Frank Detorre in “Osmosis Jones”

2001 Bill Murray as Raleigh St. Clair in “The Royal Tenenbaums”

Bill Murray as Raleigh St. Clair in “The Royal Tenenbaums”

2001 Bill Murray as Ezri Stovall in “Speaking of Sex”

Bill Murray as Ezri Stovall in “Speaking of Sex”

2000 Bill Murray as John Bosley in “Charlie’s Angels”

Bill Murray as John Bosley in “Charlie’s Angels”

2000 Bill Murray as Polonius in “Hamlet”

Bill Murray as Polonius in “Hamlet”

1999 Bill Murray as Tommy Crickshaw in “Cradle Will Rock”

Bill Murray as Tommy Crickshaw in “Cradle Will Rock”

1998 Bill Murray as Kenneth Bowden in “Wild Things”

Bill Murray as Kenneth Bowden in “Wild Things”

1998 Bill Murray as Herman Blume in “Rushmore”

Bill Murray as Herman Blume in “Rushmore”

1997 Bill Murray as Wallace Ritchie in “The Man Who Knew Too Little”

Bill Murray as Wallace Ritchie in “The Man Who Knew Too Little”

1996 Bill Murray as Ernie McCracken in “Kingpin”

Bill Murray as Ernie McCracken in “Kingpin”

1996 Bill Murray as Jack Corcoran in “Larger than Life”

Bill Murray as Jack Corcoran in “Larger than Life”

1996 Bill Murray as Bill Murray in “Space Jam” (Himself)

Bill Murray as Himself in “Space Jam”

1994 Bill Murray as Bunny Breckinridge in “Ed Wood”

Bill Murray as Bunny Breckinridge in “Ed Wood”

1993 Bill Murray as Phil Connors in “Groundhog Day”

Bill Murray as Phil Connors in “Groundhog Day”

1993 Bill Murray as Frank Milo in “Mad Dog and Glory”

Bill Murray as Frank Milo in “Mad Dog and Glory”

1991 Bill Murray as Bob Wiley in “What About Bob?”

Bill Murray as Bob Wiley in “What About Bob?”

1990 Bill Murray as Grimm in “Quick Change”

Bill Murray as Grimm in “Quick Change”

1989 Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman in “Ghostbusters II”

Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman in “Ghostbusters II”

1988 Bill Murray as Bill Murray in “She’s Having a Baby” (Himself)

1988 Bill Murray as Francis Xavier “Frank” Cross in “Scrooged”

Bill Murray as Francis Xavier “Frank” Cross in “Scrooged”

1986 Bill Murray as Arthur Denton in “Little Shop of Horrors”

Bill Murray as Arthur Denton in “Little Shop of Horrors”

1984 Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman in “Ghostbusters”

Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman in “Ghostbusters”

1984 Bill Murray as Ted Breughel in “Nothing Lasts Forever”

Bill Murray as Ted Breughel in “Nothing Lasts Forever”

1984 Bill Murray as Larry Darrell in “The Razor’s Edge”

Bill Murray as Larry Darrell in “The Razor’s Edge”

1983 Bill Murray as Teacher in “Square Pegs” (TV series)

1982 Bill Murray as Various in “Second City Television” (TV series)

1982 Bill Murray as Jeff Slater in “Tootsie”

Bill Murray as Jeff Slater in “Tootsie”

1981 Bill Murray as Pvt. John Winger in “Stripes”

Bill Murray as Pvt. John Winger in “Stripes”

1980 Bill Murray as Dr. Hunter S. Thompson in “Where the Buffalo Roam”

Bill Murray as Dr. Hunter S. Thompson in “Where the Buffalo Roam”

1980 Bill Murray as The Dragon in “The Missing Link” (voice)

1980 Bill Murray as Carl Spackler in “Caddyshack”

Bill Murray as Carl Spackler in “Caddyshack”

1979 Bill Murray as Tripper Harrison in “Meatballs”

Bill Murray as Tripper Harrison in “Meatballs”

1979 Bill Murray as Man on the Street in “Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video”

1977 Bill Murray as Various in “Saturday Night Live” (TV show)

1976 Bill Murray as Nick Kessel in “Next Stop, Greenwich Village”

1975 Bill Murray as Reporter in “Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle” (voice)