He's nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in the film Lost in Translation. Murray, originally a Second City alum, got his start as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Notable film appearances include The Royal Tenenbaums, Kingpin, Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters and Caddyshack. Hear two interviews from 1991 and 1999.
Actor/Comedian Bill Murray. He got rave reviews for his performance in last year’s Rushmore. Murray began his career in Chicago with the improv troupe Second City. He joined Saturday Night Live in its second season. After leaving SNL, he starred in such films as "Meatballs," "Stripes," "Ghostbusters," "Caddy Shack," "What About Bob?" "Groundhog Day." A special DVD edition of Rushmore was just released. REBROADCAST from 2/03/99)
Actor and now author Bill Murray. He's co-written the new book "Cinderella Story : My Life in Golf." with George Peper. Cinderella Story is really two books. The first is a string of anecdotes about Murray's club-wielding adventures with a number of celebrities including: Jack Nicklaus, John Denver, Clint Eastwood, and Hunter Thompson. The book is also an autobiography of a kid who started out caddying for 60 cents a half-hour with his brothers.