Bill Murray‘s contributions to TV and film are countless, but in the past decade and a half, he’s somehow captured the zeitgeist of “going viral” and has become more myth than man.
Whether funny, absurd or just sweet, here are seven of the Bill Murray-est moments of all time in honor of his birthday today (September 21.)
Pretty Much Anything Involving the Chicago Cubs Winning the World Series in 2016
There were so many incredible moments from the Cubs’ historic win, but who couldn’t be happy because Bill was happy?
His Cameo In ‘Zombieland’
Truthfully, this might be one of the best film cameos of the new Millenium.
Honoring Harold Ramis at the Oscars
Murray was presenting the Oscar for Best Cinematography with Amy Adams when he paid tribute to his late friend and collaborator. (We’re not crying…you’re crying!)
Attending the ‘Groundhog Day’ Musical…twice…in a row!
In 2017, Murray carved out the time to see the critically acclaimed stage musical adaptation of Groundhog Day. Not only did he meet with the entire cast, but he came back the next day to watch the show again.
Anytime he sings or does karaoke
Ever find yourself feeling low? Watch Bill Murray perform “Gloria,” and then all of a sudden, you have a new lease on life.
Crashing random events
The fact there’s now a documentary about him crashing random events
Check out the trailer below for The Bill Murray Stories, which gathers all of the dirt on Bill’s recent random moments that always make headlines.