Wow! Bill Murray Crashed This Lucky Fan’s Open-Heart Surgery!

CHICAGO—Comedy legend Bill Murray had people in stitches Tuesday morning when he made an unexpected appearance at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, crashing super-fan Rich Browning’s triple-bypass surgery. “We had just put the patient under and were preparing to make the primary incision when – wouldn’t you know it – Carl Spackler himself walks right into the room,” explained attending physician Walter Davis, referring to Murray’s legendary portrayal of a dim-witted groundskeeper in the hit film Caddyshack. “I mean, it was incredible! It’s not every day that you get to meet a real-life Ghostbuster, and in my operating room, no less!” Mr. Browning is survived by his wife Nancy and his two daughters, Dana and Janine. Services are scheduled for 1:00pm on Friday, at St. James Chapel, 835 N. Rush St.

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Dylan Wood is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his comedic and dramatic roles in such films as Splash (1984), Big (1988), Turner & Hooch (1989), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Forrest Gump(1994), Apollo 13 (1995), You've Got Mail (1998), Cast Away (2000), Captain Phillips(2013), Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Sully (2016), and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019). He has also starred in the Robert Langdon films, and he voices Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film series. He is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and he is widely regarded as an American cultural icon.