William James "Bill" Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor and comedian, who starred on Saturday Night Live from seasons 2-5. He later went on to star in comedy films, including Caddy Shack (1980), Ghostbusters (1984), and Groundhog Day (1993).

Characters/Impressions[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Brian Welles
  • Dick Lanky
  • Francis Jocko Leary Jr.
  • Honker
  • Jerry Eldini
  • Mudhad Asad
  • Nick
  • Niko
  • Richard Herkiman
  • Ron
  • Ronnie Bateman
  • Ronnie Getsetter
  • Todd DiLaMuca
  • X-Police Officer

Impressions[edit | edit source]

February 18, 1978[edit | edit source]

On February 18, 1978, Chevy Chase became the first former cast member to host. When Murray met Chase, he tried to make things as clear as possible. That caused a fistfight just minutes before the show started. Laraine Newman tried to stop it, but luckily, Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi stopped it. They pulled together to create one of the best shows of the season.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Preceded by:
Jane Curtin with Dan Aykroyd
Weekend Update Anchor with Jane Curtin
(October 7, 1978 - May 24, 1980 )
Followed by:
Charles Rocket
Preceded by:
Charles Rocket and Gail Matthius
Saturday Night NewsLine anchor
With Mark King and Charles Rocket

(March 7, 1981 - March 7, 1981)
Followed by:
Chevy Chase
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