Joel Murray (born April 17, 1963 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA) is an American actor who has starred in film and on television.
Joel is the brother of actors Bill Murray, Brian Doyle-Murray, and John Murray. A sister, Nancy, is an Adrian Dominican Sister in Michigan who travels around the country portraying St. Catherine of Siena. In substantial school, at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois, Joel was a captain of the football group way too as add in the musical. His career began in Chicago, where he performed at various improvisational theaters, including the Improv Olympic, the Improv Institute and The Second City.
Joel starred in the 1990 series Grand, the 1991 comedy series Pacific Station, the 1992 comedy series Love & War as Ray Litvak, and, on the ABC series Dharma & Greg as Peter James ‘Pete’ Cavanaugh. Joel provided his voice for the brief-lived 1994 series Beethoven, and in the TV series 3-South. Most recently he played the supporting character “Fitz” on CBS’ sitcom Still Standing. He is now on the AMC series Mad Men playing Freddy Rumsen.
Joel’s very first film role was in the 1986 comedy, One Crazy Summer, as George Calamari. His other roles consist of the 1988 comedy, Scrooged, with his brother Bill Murray. He also starred in the 1992 movie, Shakes the Clown with One Crazy Summer co-stars Bob Goldthwait and Tom Villard. His most recent film is the 2005 movie Hatchet.
He has made guest appearances on television shows, such as The Nanny, Joan of Arcadia, Two and a Half Men and Blossom.
Joel is married to Eliza Coyle and has 4 children.
Joel and his brothers run a restaurant, Caddyshack, referred to as after the 1980 comedy film Caddyshack which starred, among others, his brothers Bill and Brian.
|Date of Birth||17-Apr-1963|
|Place of Birth||America|