Bill Murray

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (33)

  • Bill Murray: (In a 2004 interview with Making movies is far more dangerous than people appreciate.

  • Bill Murray: (Reflecting on character development in his acting career) I've liked most of the characters I've played, but writing-wise they weren't all finished.

  • Bill Murray: (In a 1999 interview for BNet Magazine) I really believe an actor's job is to serve.

  • Bill Murray: (Speaking at the Columbia University School of the Arts 2000 graduation) I have a degree-from high school. But I am a [expletive deleted] millionaire....I just sort of got into acting to get out of the house....My mother was driving me nuts....And I stayed with it because I found that the more fun I had doing it, the better I did....If you have fun and don't become envious, you can do this art thing; you can get art done.

  • Bill Murray: (From his autobiography) Golf is megadoses of humility.

  • Bill Murray: (From his autobiography) To me, the scariest words in all of golf are, "It's a straight putt."

  • Bill Murray: (Speaking at a 1999 booksellers convention about his book) And in order to give you a feeling for the book that I've written, I have come completely unprepared.

  • Bill Murray: (on award acceptance speeches) Why would you get up there and bore people? I never have figured that out. These people are supposedly in the entertainment industry, and they finally get up there to that podium and they become the most boring people in the world.

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Trivia (31)

  • In 2015, Bill won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie playing Jack Kennison in Olive Kitteridge.

  • In 1977, Bill won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series in his work on Saturday Night Live: Sissy Spacek.

  • Bill Murray has written and published an autobiography, Cinderella Story: My Life in Golf.

  • In August 2007, Bill Murray was charged with drunk-driving after driving through the streets of Stockholm in a golf cart.

  • On August 15, 2008, Bill Murray landed safely on a Chicago beach after parachuting from a plane at the 50th annual Chicago Air and Water Show.

  • Bill Murray was kicked out of the Boy Scouts and Little League as a child because he was too rowdy.

  • Bill Murray was a guest on the very first episode of Late Night with David Letterman in 1982.

  • Bill Murray's sister Nancy is a Dominican nun.

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