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Here Are 10 Reasons to Love the Off-Screen Bill Murray

Here Are 10 Reasons to Love the Off-Screen Bill Murray

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Oct. 27 2014 3:45 PM

Bill Murray, Gentleman Among Comedians

Here are 10 reasons to love the man as much as the on-screen persona.

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A legend, you know, an all-time great, a legend, a first-ballot hall of fame comedian. The man who gave us Carl Spackler is, without question, one of the funniest people to ever pick up a microphone and make people laugh. That said, it’s the ability to consistently win the day in other walks of life—be it as an impromptu poetry reader, giver of marriage advice, or leader of a marching band—that really makes us love Bill Murray. Above are the 10 reasons why, in all his awesome weirdness, we love him more than most funny men.