George Murphy

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1902 - 1992

George Murphy  American Actor

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George Murphy passed away on 3rd May 1992 aged 89.


George Murphy was previously married to Denise Parker and Julie Henkel (1926 - 1973).


American Actor George Murphy passed away on 3rd May 1992 Palm Beach, Florida, USA aged 89. Born George Lloyd Murphy on 4th July, 1902 (Cancer) in New Haven, Connecticut and educated at Peddie School and Trinity-Pawling School, George Murphy is most remembered for Murphy served from 1965 to 1971 as U.S. Senator from California. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

George Murphy was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Judy Garland in Little Nellie Kelly (1940) and Lana Turner in Two Girls on Broadway (1940).

George Murphy is a member of the following lists: Male actors from New Haven, Connecticut, 20th-century American male actors and American male actors.


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Married2 47 years 24 years, 10 months 1 year, 7 months
Total2 47 years 24 years, 10 months 1 year, 7 months


First Name George
Middle Name Lloyd
Last Name Murphy
Full Name at Birth George Lloyd Murphy
Alternative Name George Lloyd Murphy, George Murphy
Age 89 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th July, 1902
Birthplace New Haven, Connecticut
Died 3rd May, 1992
Place of Death Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Cause of Death Leukemia
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Athletic
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Peddie School, Trinity-Pawling School
University Yale University
Occupation Text Actor, Dancer, Politician
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Murphy served from 1965 to 1971 as U.S. Senator from California
Father Michael Charles "Mike" Murphy (Athletic Trainer and Coach)
Mother Nora Long
Friend Ronald Reagan, Constance Moore, Johnny Mashio

George Lloyd Murphy (July 4, 1902 – May 3, 1992) was an American dancer, actor, and politician. Murphy was a song-and-dance leading man in many big-budget Hollywood musicals from 1930 to 1952. He was the president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1944 to 1946, and was awarded an honorary Academy Award in 1951. Murphy served from 1965 to 1971 as U.S. Senator from California, the first notable U.S. actor to make the successful transition to elected official in California, predating Ronald Reagan and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is the only United States Senator represented by a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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George Murphy89 CancerActor
Denise Parker42 SagittariusSports Star
Julie Henkel-Dancer




New Comedy Showcase1960Charles TylerTV Show
Talk About a Stranger1952Robert Fontaine Sr.Movie
Walk East on Beacon!1952Inspector James 'Jim' BeldenMovie
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Night Life1952SpeakerShort Film
It's a Big Country1951Mr. CallaghanMovie
No Questions Asked1951Police Inspector Matt DugganMovie
Battleground1949'Pop' StazakMovie
Border Incident1949Jack BearnesMovie
Big City1948Patrick O'DonnellMovie
Tenth Avenue Angel1948Steve AbbuttMovie
Cynthia1947Larry BishopMovie
The Arnelo Affair1947Theodore 'Ted' ParksonMovie
Up Goes Maisie1946Joseph MortonMovie
Having Wonderful Crime1945Jake JustusMovie
Broadway Rhythm1944Johnny DemmingMovie
Step Lively1944Gordon MillerMovie
Show Business1944George DoaneMovie
Bataan1943Lieut. Steve BentleyMovie
This Is the Army1943Jerry JonesMovie
The Powers Girl1943Jerry HendricksMovie
For Me and My Gal1942Jimmy K. MetcalfMovie
The Navy Comes Through1942Lt. Thomas L. 'Tom' SandsMovie
The Mayor of 44th Street1942Joe JonathanMovie
A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob1941Claudius J. 'Coffee Cup' CupMovie
Tom Dick and Harry1941TomMovie
Ringside Maisie1941Skeets MaguireMovie
Rise and Shine1941Jimmy McGonigleMovie
Broadway Melody of 19401940King ShawMovie
Little Nellie Kelly1940Jerry KellyMovie
Public Deb No. 11940Alan BlakeMovie
Two Girls on Broadway1940Eddie KernsMovie
Risky Business1939Dan CliffordMovie
Letter of Introduction1938Barry PaigeMovie
Little Miss Broadway1938Roger WendlingMovie
Hold That Co-ed1938RustyMovie
Broadway Melody of 19381937Sonny LedfordMovie
You're a Sweetheart1937Hal AdamsMovie
Top of the Town1937Ted LaneMovie
London by Night1937Michael DenisMovie
The Women Men Marry1937Bill RaeburnMovie
Woman Trap1936Keat ShevlinMovie
Violets in Spring1936Charlie HallShort Film
After the Dance1935Jerry DavisMovie
I'll Love You Always1935Carl BrentMovie
The Public Menace1935Edward Joseph 'Red' FosterMovie
Kid Millions1934Jerry LaneMovie
Jealousy1934Larry O'RoarkeMovie
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