The Internet Is Celebrating Bill Murray’s Birthday By Revisiting His Best Performances

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Mischke Andre/action press/REX/Shutterstock (9409234d) Bill Murray Press conference of the movie Isle of Dogs at the 68th International Film Festival Berlinale, Berlin, Germany - 15 Feb 2018

It’s hard to put words together to describe the actor and man that is Bill Murray. Bursting with biting wit and sarcasm, the bona fide living legend never takes himself too seriously. He’s hardworking, dedicated to his roles and his craft, and he never misses an opportunity for fun.

Murray has been making audiences around the world laugh since 1975, and he has no plans of stopping now. He’s crafted a successful way to work that keeps him only receiving the kind of scripts that will leave an impact, and he washes dishes at parties and mows his own lawn. He’s as grounded as they come and someone who is never a wrong choice in terms of looking up to celebrities.

Murray is a success, and it’s no surprise that he’s the talk of social media today.

September 21st marks the 71st birthday for Murray, and he’s getting well wishes from every corner of the globe. So as we all take a moment to celebrate him today, we’re leaning into the success, triumphs, and absolute brilliance that Murray exudes and feeling lucky to be entertained by him for so long.

This fan got to meet Mr. Murray at a party where he offered advice to her friend and sang karaoke.

Devon Sawa wears masks so Bill Murray can keep having birthdays; we feel that.

Bill Murray is definitely cool and takes the time to enjoy the things he loves.

This fan got to meet Murray after the movie Groundhog Day came out.

Celebrating Murray with a gif of him eating cake? Check!

This user was relieved to find out that Murray was trending because it’s his birthday — not for anything ominous.

Can’t celebrate his big day without a nod to the incredible hats Murray wears!

If you feel like watching some of Murray’s finest performances to celebrate his birthday, you can always check out Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Garfield: The Movie and a Tale Of Two Kitties, and some of his best sketches on SNL. Here’s to you, Bill Murray — happy birthday!