William James “Bill” Murray is an American actor and comedian. His first gained success was on the comedy sitcom show Saturday Night Live. He starred in comedy films such as: Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Ghostbusters (1984), What About Bob? (1991), and Groundhog Day (1993). He earned an Academy award for Best Actor in Lost in Translation (2003). He was in a series of films directed by Wes Anderson.