If you know anything about much of the world of Hollywood stardom, chances are you’ve seen something about Bill Murray before in your lifetime. There are many things to know about Bill both in his career life and his home life over the years he’s spent on this Earth. At over 70 years old, Murray has starred in multiple blockbuster films and made a living in his comedian and acting efforts from hits like Ghostbusters to Caddyshack to Garfield and much more. But what don’t we know? Here are some fun facts about Bill Murray that you’re sure to find interesting!
Highs and Lows
Many of his career choices have been interesting to those keeping track. Bill started off with very loud and boisterous characters focusing on comedy acting in the films he starred in, and then ended up in multiple roles later on that were much more subdued and melancholy. Now it seems to be a fair balance of the two. Plenty of contradicting characters are in his history.
Injury and Mishap
The early 90s were not kind to Murray’s luck when it comes to injury, or injuring other stars. In 1993 he accidentally broke Robert De Niro’s nose while shooting for a scene. And while preparing for the film Groundhog Day in 1992, it’s rumored that Bill was bitten multiple times by the groundhog used in some scenes he was filming.
Back in 2016, fans tried taking selfies with Bill Murray without asking him during a rooftop party. Just like many celebs that particularly prefer their consent and personal space being taken seriously this didn’t settle well with Bill at all. He actually ended up throwing their phones off of the rooftop after the incident in frustration.
Kingpin was a film Murray was featured in that involved bowling, and the climax of the movie involved him bowling three consecutive strikes in a row to win the important match. It made the crowd go wild and was an important moment. This wasn’t actually something that required more than one take, Bill actually managed to bowl three strikes in a row while filming!
Now you can add just that little extra bit of knowledge about comedian and actor famous folk in the world to your brain, and even share any of these unique and hilarious tidbits with your friends and family too. Bill Murray has been working hard for many years making a name for himself in Hollywood and he definitely still doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon, with more appearances and roles set in movies to come out in the next year. Nobody truly knows how much this actor has up his sleeve for the rest of his career, but it certainly will be good!