Brian Doyle-Murray Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Bryan Murray was born on the 31st October 1945, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is an actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter as well, probably best known to the world for his roles in such films as “Caddyshack” (1980), “Wayne’s World” (1992), and “Groundhog Day” (1993), among other differing films.
Have you ever wondered how rich Brian Doyle-Murray is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Brian’s net worth is as high as $12 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry, during which he has appeared in more than 140 film and TV titles, and has earned three Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Apart from acting, he has writing credits for such titles as “SCTV”, “Saturday Night Live”, and “The Sweet Spot”, among others, which have also contributed to his net worth.
Brian Doyle-Murray Net Worth $12 Million
Brian is one of nine children born to Lucille and her husband Edward J. Murray II. He is older brother of famous actors Bill Murray and Joel Murray, and the lesser known John Murray.
Brian’s career began in the early ‘70s when he became a part of the comedic stage troupe The Second City. He managed to transfer his talents to the screen, and debuted in the film “Fuzz” in 1972. Three years later he was selected in the cast of “Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell”, and then again appeared in “Saturday Night Live”, from 1978 until 1982. He started the ‘80s with a role in “Caddyshack, with his brother Bill Murray, and the next year featured in “Modern Problems”. In the early ‘80s Brian had roles in “National Lampoon’s Vacation” (1983), and “Sixteen Candles” (1984), the same year appearing next to his brother Bill in the film “the Razor’s Edge”, and in 1986 had the role in the romantic comedy “Legal Eagles” with Robert Redford, Debra Winger, Daryl Hannah, then again collaborated with Bill in the Oscar Award nominated comedy “Scrooged” in 1988.
He finished the decade with appearances in “Ghostbusters II” (1989), and “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989). Brian spent the ‘90s thriving, one of the busiest decades for him. He made numerous notable appearances, but some of them stand out, including in “JFK” (1991) as Jack Ruby, starring Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Jack Lemmon, “Groundhog Day” as Buster, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell, then “Waiting for Guffman” (1996), Oscar Award-winning “As Good as It Gets” (1997), with Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt, and the comedy “Stuart Little” (1999), all of which increased his net worth by a large margin.
Brian started the new millennium with a role in the film “Drowning Mona”, and continuing with in “Bedazzled” (2000, with Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley. In 2002 he featured in “Snow Dogs” and “A Gentleman’s Game”, while also being chosen for the role of George Savitsky in the sitcom “Yes, Dear” (2002-2006). In 2007 he featured in “Daddy Day Camp” and “Love Comes Lately”, then two years later was selected to play Charlie in the TV series “The Goode Family” (2009), and also appeared in “17 Again” the same year. From 2012 until 2014 he portrayed Hank Murphy in the TV series “Sullivan & Son”, and also had a role in the comedy “The Three Stooges” (2012). Most recently, Brian featured in the film “The Late Bloomer” (2016), and will also appear in the film “Brand New Old Love”, which is scheduled for release later this year.
Apart from appearing on screen, Brian has also lent his voice to numerous characters, including Coach Gills in “My Gym Partner’s a Monkey” (2005-2008), Flying Dutchman from the animated series “Sponge Bob Squarepants”,Captain K’nuckles from “The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack” (2008-2010), and Jacob in “Motorcity” (2012-2013), among other characters, which also increased his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Brian has been married to Christina Stauffer since 2000.
Acted in 2 different movies in the "Vacation" series playing 2 different characters. Had a small role in Vacation (1983) as the Kamp Komfort Clerk, and a larger role in Christmas Vacation (1989) as Clark Griswold's boss Frank Shirley.