In 1975, both Murray brothers were in an off-Broadway spin-off of the radio show when Bill was spotted by sportscaster Howard Cosell, who recruited him for the cast of his ABC variety program that Murray created the sleazy, insincere comedic character that became his calling card for many films to come.
He also earned an Emmy award for Outstanding Writing for his work on the show.
It didn't take long for Murray to move from the small screen to the big screen, and his first major film role was in the 1979 box office hit (1984), the latter of which co-starred Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.
The comedy was one of the decade's biggest hits, earning almost 0 million worldwide and spawning a sequel, a cartoon series, action figures and even a chart-topping theme song.
“mystifying” and a “whatsit.” That’s about how I felt after reading its star, Bill Murray, is reportedly dating Jenny Lewis, the former Rilo Kiley leader who released one of 2014’s best albums.
Murray on September 21, 1950, in Wilmette, Illinois.
The fifth of nine children, Murray was a self-proclaimed troublemaker, whether it was getting kicked out of Little League or being arrested at age 20 for attempting to smuggle close to nine pounds of marijuana through Chicago's O' Hare Airport.
By Jonah Meadows (Patch Staff) ROSEMONT, IL — Bill Murray's golf-themed bar and grill is scheduled to open by the end of the year at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Rosemont, now that the actor and his family announced they have signed an agreement to lease space for the Murray Brothers Caddyshack Restaurant.
The golf themed eatery — designed to feel like a country club gone awry — will be the hotel's signature restaurant, with more than 6,000 square feet of dining space along with seating for 265 people, according to a news release announcing the deal.