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Brian Doyle-Murray Biography
Brian Doyle-Murray (Brian Murray)is an American actor, comedian, voice actor, and screenwriter. He has appeared in several films including CaddyShack, Scrooged, Ghostbusters II, Groundhog Day and The Razor’s Edge. Brian co-starred on the TBS sitcom on Sullivan & Son, where he played the foul-mouthed Hank Murphy.
He has also appeared in the Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob Square Pants as The Flying Dutchman, in the Cartoon Network original animated series My Gym Partner’s a Monkey as Coach Tiffany Gills, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack as the surly Captain K’Nuckles, and, also in a recurring role, as Don Ehlert on the ABC sitcom The Middle.
Brian Doyle-Murray Age
Brian Murray was born on October 31, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He is77 years. The name Doyle is his grandmother’s maiden name and Brian chose to hyphenate it to avoid confusion with another actor.
Brian Doyle-Murray Family
He was one of nine children to Irish American, Lucille (née Collins), a mail room clerk, and Edward J. Murray II, a lumber salesman. His parents were also catholic.
His siblings are: Bill Murray, John Murray, Joel Murray, Edward Murray III, Nancy Murray, Peggy Murray, Andy Murray, and Laura Murray. One of his sisters, Nancy is an Adrian Dominican Sister in Michigan and travels the country portraying St. Catherine of Siena.
Brian Doyle-Murray Brother
Brian is the older brother to actors Bill Murray, John Murray, and Joel Murray. Brian’s oldest brother Ed is a businessman and his brother Andy is a chef and also runs the Murray Brothers “CaddyShack” restaurant located in the World Golf Village resort near St. Augustine, Florida.
Brian Doyle-Murray Bill Murray | Is Brian Doyle-Murray Related To Bill Murray?
Brian is the elder brother to actor Bill Murray. The two brothers appear in several films together.
Brian Doyle-Murray Wife
Brian has been married to Christina Stauffer since 2000.
Brian Doyle-Murray Actor
Brian worked at The Second City comedic stage troupe in the early 1970s.
Brian Doyle-Murray SNL
He has also appeared in numerous films and television shows since then which include as a featured player on NBC’s Saturday Night Live from 1979 to 1980 and then from 1981 to 1982.
He also wrote for Jean Doumanian from 1980 to 1981, one of the few cast members to work for all three producers of SNL (Lorne Michaels, Jean Doumanian, and Dick Ebersol).
Murray was a regular on The National Lampoon Radio Hour which is a comedy program syndicated nationally to 600 stations from 1973 to 1975.
Co-workers on the Radio Hour included Richard Belzer, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Harold Ramis, and also his younger brother Bill. Brian also appears in many films with his brother, Bill Murray.
Murray has also landed roles in other films. He appeared in Modern Problems alongside Chevy Chase early on.
Brian Doyle-Murray Christmas Vacation | Brian Doyle-Murray Vacation
Years later, Brian memorably appeared as Chevy Chase’s uptight boss, Frank Shirley, in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989), and also co-starred as arcade tycoon Noah Vander off in the film version of Wayne’s World (1992).
Murray then landed a small role as assassin Jack Ruby in JFK (1991). He has also been seen in the movies Sixteen Candles (1984), Club Paradise (1986), Legal Eagles (1986), How I Got Into College (1989), Jury Duty (1995), Multiplicity (1996), The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Story (1997), As Good as It Gets (1997), Dr. Dolittle (1998), Stuart Little (1999), Kill the Man (1999), Bedazzled (2000), Snow Dogs (2002), Nearing Grace (2005), Daddy Day Camp (2007) and also 17 Again (2009).
Brian Doyle-Murray Seinfeld
Brian was Mel Sanger, the bubble boy’s dad, on Seinfeld, and also played Joe Hackett’s high school baseball coach on a 1992 episode of Wings.
He co-starred of the Fox TV series Get a Life and then Bakersfield P.D. from 1991 to 1992 and 1993 to 1994, respectively.
He also had a recurring role as sports editor Stuart Franklin on the Fox/UPN TV series Between Brothers from 1997 to 1999.
Brian played studio head and Greg Warner’s (Anthony Clark) boss George Savitsky on Yes Dear. He then played Shawn Spencer’s grandfather on the episode “The Old and the Restless” on the USA Network TV series Psych. In the series with an uncredited cameo in the sixth season.
Brian Doyle-Murray The Middle
Brian had a recurring role as Mr. Ahlert, owner of the car dealership where Frankie Heck works on the ABC-TV series The Middle.
He then co-starred on the TBS sitcom on Sullivan & Son, where he then played the foul-mouthed Hank Murphy. Brian currently appears in Lodge 49 on the AMC Network.
Caddy shack Brian Doyle-Murray | Brian Doyle-Murray Caddy shack
Brian wrote the 1980 American comedy film alongside Ramis, and Douglas Kenney. The film stars his younger brother Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O’Keefe. He also has a supporting role as Lou Loomis.
Brian Doyle-Murray Scrooged
Murray features in the comedy film Scrooged as Earl Cross. It is a modern retelling that follows his brother Bill Murray as Frank Cross. The film also features John Murray as James Cross and Joel Murray cameos as a party guest.
Brian Doyle-Murray Voice Actor | Brian Doyle-Murray Voice Acting
Brian Doyle-Murray SpongeBob
Being known for his gruff voice, Brian voiced the Flying Dutchman on Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob Square Pants.
He has also appeared in one episode of The Angry Beavers (“Dag Con Carny”) as Smelly Jim, which is a small role as the Grandfather on Lloyd in Space then Coach Gills on Cartoon Network’s My Gym Partner’s a Monkey, Captain K’nuckles on The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, and also Maggie’s dad on Disney Channel’s The Buzz on Maggie.
Brian has also appeared as Salty in the Family Guy episode “A Fish out of Water”, the voice of Jack the barber on King of the Hill, the voice of the mayor in the Ghostbusters video game, the voice of Qui the Promoter in the 2005 video game Jade Empire, a minor appearance on the Disney show Recess during a yo-yo competition, Prince Huge on Adventure Time in the episode “The Hard Easy”, Charlie in Mike Judge’s The Goode Family, and also Jacob on Motor city. He also voiced the villainous corporate executive Mr. Twitchell on the Christmas special Frosty Returns.
Brian Doyle-Murray Net Worth
The actor has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Brian Doyle-Murray Height
Brian stands at a height of 1.74 m.
Brian Doyle-Murray Death
Doyle is still alive and is still going on with his career.
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