Birth Name: Bill Murray
Birth Place: Wilmette, Illinois, USA
Born Sept. 21, 1950 in Wilmette, IL, Murray was raised in a large Irish Catholic family, the fifth of nine children to his father, Edward, a lumber salesman, and his mother, Lucille, a mailroom clerk at a hospital supply company who supported the family on her own when Murray's father died in 1967. Though a smart kid, Murray was a poor student who worked, ironically, as a caddy at the Indian Hill Golf Club to pay his Catholic school tuition and began performing in school musicals so he could dance with girls. After graduating Loyola Academy in 1968, Murray matriculated at Regis College, a school run by Jesuits where he had mild ambitions of becoming a doctor. But his sophomore year, Murray ...
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