Ten fun facts about Bill Murray

Fact 1
Bill Murray is the fifth of nine children. He and the majority of his siblings worked as caddies at a local golf course in order to pay for their tuition for private school.

Fact 2
He attended Regis College in Denver where he was set to study medicine. However, he dropped out after he was arrested for marijuana possession.

Fact 3
Joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live” in 1975 and is considered by fans to be one of the most iconic and best actors to ever appear on the popular comedy show.

Fact 4
In the early years of his career he played overly comedic roles portraying very out-going and loud characters. These films include “Stripes,” “Ghostbusters,” “Caddyshack,” “What About Bob?” and “Groundhog Day.”

Fact 5
Late in his career Bill Murray took on more subdued roles wherein he played depressed characters. These films include “Lost in Translation,” “Broken Flowers,” “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou,” “Rushmore,” and “The Royal Tenenbaums.”

Fact 6
While making the film “Mad Dog and Glory” in 1993 he accidently broke Robert De Niro’s nose while filming a scene.

Fact 7
Empire Magazine ranked him at number eighty-two in their 1997 list of “The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time.”

Fact 8
The “Riverdogs” is a minor league baseball team which Bill Murray owns.

Fact 9
In 1992 while filming “Groundhog Day” he was bitten twice while filming scenes with the groundhog.

Fact 10
The role in “Ghostbusters” which he took on was originally written for actor John Belushi who could not take it on because of prior commitments.

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Short about Bill Murray
Is an award winning American born film and television actor.

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