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Bill Murray never wanted to act

Bill Murray never wanted to act

Feb 1 2013, 10:16am CST | by

Bill Murray ''never intended'' to be an actor. The 62-year-old star, who is best known for his roles in films such as 'Lost In Translation' and 'Groundhog Day', admitted that he never set out to...

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Bill Murray never wanted to act

Feb 1 2013, 10:16am CST | by

Bill Murray ''never intended'' to be an actor.

The 62-year-old star, who is best known for his roles in films such as 'Lost In Translation' and 'Groundhog Day', admitted that he never set out to become famous but found himself becoming more talented when working in a ''relaxed'' atmosphere to help him get into character.

He explained: ''I never intended to do this for a living. I just realised I could. And I realised that, to be good it helped to be relaxed; the more fun I had, the better I was.

''Oh, I'll fight with people to make sure it's more relaxed. No! We're going to be more relaxed here!''

After his role as Dr. Peter Venkman in 1984's 'Ghostbusters', instead of immediately responding to the high level of success Bill decided to study philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris, France.

When asked if he considered leaving showbusiness behind him back then, Bill told Radio Times magazine: ''Well you can't be a philosopher on top of a mountain. You need to get out in the world and put it into action.''

After shooting his latest film 'Hyde Park on Hudson', he realised how enjoyable acting was for him and experienced an overwhelming sense of pride at the finished piece.

Recalling the end of one particular scene, Bill said: ''There was this glorious sunset, and music was playing, and the crew were loading trucks to the music.

''And I did think, you know, that was a great day's work. And we were all responsible for it.''

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Man Throws "Bill Murray Ice Cream Social," Bill Murray Actually Shows Up—See the Pics!

Jul 24 2014 9:02am CDT | Source: eonline

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Cameron Crowe's Untitled Hawaii Project Delayed to May of 2015

Jul 21 2014 5:36pm CDT | Source: First Showing

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Cameron Crowe’s Untitled Hawaii Project Delayed Until 2015

Jul 21 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

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Sony Pics Moves Cameron Crowe Project Out Of Christmas 2014 And Into Summer 2015

Jul 21 2014 4:28pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Columbia Pictures and Regency Enterprises are delaying the release date ofo director Cameron Crowe’s untitled project starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams until May 29, 2015. The studio had previously dated it for Christmas 2014, but after seeing the film decided it was better as a summer release. That takes it out of any contention for Academy Award nominations as well. It will now debut the weekend after Memorial Day and in a summer slot that has nothing really competin ...
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1 week ago

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Jul 17 2014 11:04am CDT | Source: pagesix

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Watch Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd's Rare, Unreleased Sci-fi Comedy from 1984

Jul 14 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: movies.com

  In 1984, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd made a black-and-white, sci-fi comedy that is quirky and convincing as a classic-era production. Saturday Night Live alum Tom Schiller wrote and directed Nothing Lasts Forever — about “an artist [who] fails a test and is required to direct traffic in New York City's Holland Tunnel. He winds up falling in love with a beautiful woman, who takes him to the moon on ...
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