Murray, Joel 1963–

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MURRAY, Joel 1963


Born April 17, 1963, in Evanston (some sources cite Wilmette), IL; brother of Bill Murray (an actor, comedian, and writer), John Murray (a writer), and Brian DoyleMurray (an actor and writer); married Eliza Coyle (an actress), 1989; children: Hank, Gus, Louie, Annie.

Addresses: Agent Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor, director, and producer. Second City (comedy group), Chicago, IL, member of company for five years; also performed with Harold (improvisational group), Chicago. Caddyshack (restaurant), coowner.


Television Appearances; Series:

Norris Weldon, Grand, NBC, 1990.

Captain Ken Epstein, Pacific Station, NBC, 1991.

Ray Litvak, Love and War (also known as Love Is Hell ), CBS, 19921995.

Voice of Beethoven, Beethoven (animated), CBS, beginning 1994.

Peter James "Pete" Cavanaugh, Dharma & Greg, ABC, 19972000.

Voice of Carl Bitterman and other characters, Baby Blues (animated), The WB, 2000.

Voices, 3South, MTV, 2002.

Himself, The Sweet Spot, Comedy Central, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1990.

Doug LeMuere, "House Guests," Blossom, NBC, 1992.

Ron Wolfe, "Who's Afraid of Ron and Cindy Wolfe?," Partners, Fox, 1995.

Bob Myers, "The Bob Episode," Mr. & Mrs. Smith, 1996.

Vince Chandler, "The Fifth Wheel," The Nanny, CBS, 1997.

Voice, Disney's Hercules (animated; also known as Hercules ), ABC, 1998.

Voice of Professor Triffid, "Little Secrets," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated; also known as Disney/Pixar's Buzz Lightyear of Star Command ), UPN and syndicated, 2000.

Voice of Professor Triffid, "Dirty Work," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated; also known as Disney/Pixar's Buzz Lightyear of Star Command ), UPN and syndicated, 2000.

Dante Langenhan, "Mind Games," John Doe, Fox, 2002.

Larry, "Hal's Friend," Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 2003.

Appeared as Bob in an episode of The Drew Carey Show, ABC.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bart Polonski, Long Gone, HBO, 1987.

Mr. Jones, Encino Woman (also known as California Woman ), ABC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Lieutenant, Family Beat, The WB, 1996.

Jack, Titletown, Fox, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice of Carl Bitterman, A Baby Blues Christmas Special (animated), Cartoon Network, 2002.

Television Work; Series:

Creator, executive producer, and director, The Sweet Spot, Comedy Central, 2002.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Kitty Dearest," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2001.

"The End of Innocence," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2001.

"Papa Was Almost a Rolling Stone," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2001.

"NearDeath of a Salesman," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2002.

"Tuesday's Child," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2002.

Film Appearances:

George Calamari, One Crazy Summer, Warner Bros., 1986.

Guest, Scrooged, Paramount, 1988.

Shopping Elvis and Paul, Elvis Stories, 1989.

Bert, Only You, 1992.

Milkman, Shakes the Clown, IRS Releasing, 1992.

Basketball player, The Cable Guy, Columbia TriStar, 1996.

Bartender, The Thin Pink Line, PARCO Co./Tokyo Theatres Co., 1998.

Also appeared in Men Will Be Boys.


Television Series:

(With brothers Bill Murray, John Murray, and Brian DoyleMurray) The Sweet Spot, Comedy Central, 2002.

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