William James Murray
is an American actor, comedian and writer. Known for his deadpan delivery, he first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live
, a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award, and later starred in comedy films—including Meatballs
(1984), Ghostbusters II
(1989), What About Bob?
(1991), Groundhog Day
(1993), and Kingpin
(1996). His only directorial credit is Quick Change
(1990), which he co-directed with Howard Franklin.