Bill Murray has long made a habit of making memorable appearances in places you wouldn’t expect. On Friday, he picked the White House. 
 
The legendary comedic actor briefly spoke with President Obama, who congratulated him for winning this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, a White House official said. 
 
Asked by reporters in the Oval Office if he met with Murray, Obama said “absolutely,” but didn’t reveal what else they discussed.
 
Murray, decked out in Chicago Cubs gear, appeared in the James Brady Press Briefing Room shortly after White House press secretary Josh Earnest wrapped up his daily briefing with reporters. 
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Obama, who is a White Sox fan, teased Murray for showing up to the White House sporting their crosstown rivals' gear. 
 
"He was wearing a Cubs jacket, which for a White Sox fan is a little troubling,” he joked.
 
The “Caddyshack” and “Ghostbusters” star will receive his award on Sunday during a ceremony at the Kennedy Center in Washington. 
 
It’s a momentous time for Murray, whose beloved Cubs are one win away from clinching their first World Series berth since 1945.
 
The actor recently lamented that if the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers reaches a seventh game, it would conflict with the Kennedy Center event. 
 
"If this [NLCS] goes to a Game 6 or 7, which it is going to, I’m not going to be there," he told The Washington Post. "I’m going to be there [at the Kennedy Center] having people say, ‘Oh, he’s a funny, funny man.’ I’d much rather be sitting there in a good box seat at Wrigley Field."