Comedian and actor who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his starring role in the 2003 film Lost in Translation. His best known films include Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, St. Vincent, and The Royal Tenenbaums. Prior to his film career, he was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1977 to 1980.
He played himself in the 2003 Jim Jarmusch film Coffee and Cigarettes and in the 2009 horror/comedy Zombieland.
He has played roles in a number of Wes Anderson films including Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.
In his youth, he worked as a golf caddy to fund his high school education. He began taking pre-med courses at Regis University in Denver, Colorado but dropped out.
He divorced his first wife Margaret Kelly in 1996 due to his affair with Jennifer Butler, whom he married in 1997 then divorced in 2008. His brothers' names are John, Joel, and Brian Doyle-Murray. He has a total of six sons named Homer, Luke, Cooper, Lincoln, Cal and Jackson.
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