In addition to starring in well-regarded films like "Lost in Translation" and "Broken Flowers," the 63-year-old actor has cultivated a real-life mystique unlike any other celebrity — mostly by both being as unavailable within Hollywood as any celebrity in recent memory as well as participating in seemingly random acts of merrymaking with ordinary people.
It's getting to the point where Murray's off-screen escapades are threatening to match — or even surpass — his movies. After all, Murray's recent films have been something of a mixed bag. His last prominent roles were in
Fortunately for Murray fans, he's set to return to the big screen in a number of roles, including comedy "Rock the Kasbah," the animated movie "B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations" and an untitled Cameron Crowe movie.
Most imminently, there's the comedy "St. Vincent," in which he plays a misanthropic war veteran who becomes an unlikely mentor to the kid next door and learns a few lessons of his own.