is a preeminent character actor whose numerous memorable performances include his portrayal of Jack Ruby in Oliver Stone
's epic JFK
and the Mayor in the hit comedy Groundhog Day
. His long list of feature film credits include Bedazzled
, Waiting For Guffman
, Drowning Mona
, Wayne's World
, Ghostbusters II
, Cabin Boy
, and Caddyshack
, which he also co-wrote.
Doyle-Murray began his career in the late sixties as a founding member of Chicago's Second City comedy troupe, with Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner and Joe Flaherty. In the mid-seventies he moved to New York and went on to perform with John Belushi and several of the Second City alumni in the National Lampoon Radio Hour and live show. A natural progression found Doyle-Murray writing and performing for Saturday Night Live in the late seventies and early eighties. He was nominated for an Emmy for his writing on the show.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.
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