Actor Bill Murray spotted hanging out in Lexington


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Patrons at Bourbon on Rye may have thought they had a little too much to drink when they saw who was behind the bar Thursday night.

Bourbon on Rye posted pictures on their Facebook page of actor Bill Murray, who stopped into the bar to hang out.

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Later in the evening, Murray grabbed a bite to eat at Tuk Tuk Sri Lankan Bites, according to owner Samantha Fore.

She says Murray ordered some of her fried chicken and biscuits.

Murray was also at the Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles earlier in the day.

Dr. Jessica Kress of Commonwealth Smiles ran into Murray at the distillery.

Commonwealth Smiles posted pictures on its Facebook page, with Kress saying Murray was “nice and obviously funny.”

Murray was spotted on Friday enjoying some family time at Keeneland.

Bill Murray at Keeneland

Murray, who is best known for his roles in “Ghostbusters,” “Caddyshack,” “Groundhog Day,” and as one of the original cast members of “Saturday Night Live,” has made frequent trips to Kentucky since his son became the assistant men’s basketball coach for the University of Louisville.