Don Murray

Don Murray

Gender: Male
Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1929-07-31 (92 years old)

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Biography

Donald Patrick Murray (born July 31, 1929) is an American actor best known for his breakout performance in the film Bus Stop (1956) with Marilyn Monroe, which earned him a nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Murray's other theatrical films include A Hatful of Rain (1957), Shake Hands with the Devil (1959) with James Cagney, One Foot in Hell (1960) with Alan Ladd, The Hoodlum Priest (1961), Advise & Consent (1962) with Henry Fonda and Charles Laughton, Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965) with Steve McQueen, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), Deadly Hero (1975), and Francis Ford Coppola's Peggy Sue Got Married (1986).He starred in television series such as The Outcasts (1968–1969), Knots Landing (1979–1981), and Twin Peaks (2017).

Personal Life

In 1956, Murray married Hope Lange, with whom he had co-starred in Bus Stop. They had two children, Christopher and Patricia. They divorced in 1961. In 1962, he married Elizabeth Johnson and then had three children, Coleen, Sean, and Michael.

Early Life

Murray was born in 1929, the second of three children, to Dennis Aloisius Murray, a Broadway dance director and stage manager, and Ethel Murray (née Cook), a former Ziegfeld Follies performer.Murray attended East Rockaway High School (class of 1947) in East Rockaway, New York, where he played football and was on the track team. He was a member of the student government, glee club, and joined the Alpha Phi Chapter of the Omega Gamma Delta Fraternity. Upon graduation from high school, he studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After graduating, he soon made his Broadway debut in the play The Rose Tattoo (1951), as Jack Hunter.A member of the Brethren Church, Murray registered as a conscientious objector during the Korean War, when many young American men were being drafted into the armed forces. Murray was assigned to alternative service in Europe, where he helped orphans and war casualties.In 1954, he returned from Europe to the United States and acting. He starred alongside Mary Martin in the stage version of The Skin of Our Teeth. Upon seeing his performance in the play, director Joshua Logan decided to cast him in 20th Century Studios's film adaptation of Bus Stop, a play by William Inge.

Filmography

All 84

Movies 64

TV shows 20

Self 11

Director 2

Zacharias
Promise (2021)

Promise (2021)

Movie
Self
Do Not Pick Up Hitchhikers (2017)

Do Not Pick Up Hitchhikers (2017)

Movie
Himself
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)

Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)

Movie
Self
Jenseits von Hollywood – Das Kino des Otto Preminger (2006)

Jenseits von Hollywood – Das Kino des Otto Preminger (2006)

Movie
Parker Gaits
Island Prey (2001)

Island Prey (2001)

Movie
Reporter
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997)

The Wonderful World of Disney (1997)

TV show
Self
20th Century Fox: The First 50 Years (1997)

20th Century Fox: The First 50 Years (1997)

Movie
The Single Guy (1995)

The Single Guy (1995)

TV show
Himself
Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1994)

Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1994)

Movie
Self
Shurtleff on Acting (1994)

Shurtleff on Acting (1994)

Movie
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker (1991)

Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker (1991)

Movie
Bing Hammersmith
Sons and Daughters (1991)

Sons and Daughters (1991)

TV show
Bushnell Mullins
Twin Peaks (1990)

Twin Peaks (1990)

TV show
5.48
Winston
Ghosts Can't Do It (1989)

Ghosts Can't Do It (1989)

Movie
Roger Gibbons
Brand New Life (1989)

Brand New Life (1989)

TV show
Ben Chandler
Made in Heaven (1987)

Made in Heaven (1987)

Movie
Himself
Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend (1987)

Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend (1987)

Movie
Sam Kingsley
Stillwatch (1987)

Stillwatch (1987)

Movie
Self
Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

Movie
Steven Harding
The Stepford Children (1987)

The Stepford Children (1987)

Movie
Gifford Leese
Scorpion (1986)

Scorpion (1986)

Movie
Theo Fontana
Something In Common (1986)

Something In Common (1986)

Movie
Jack Kelcher
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

Movie
5.83
Dash Hammer
Radioactive Dreams (1986)

Radioactive Dreams (1986)

Movie
Matlock (1986)

Matlock (1986)

TV show
6
Benjamin Gilvey
A Touch of Scandal (1984)

A Touch of Scandal (1984)

Movie
Tom Fiske
License to Kill (1984)

License to Kill (1984)

Movie
Ralph Maida
Quarterback Princess (1983)

Quarterback Princess (1983)

Movie
David Farmer
I Am The Cheese (1983)

I Am The Cheese (1983)

Movie
Parker Alden
Thursday's Child (1983)

Thursday's Child (1983)

Movie
Hotel (1982)

Hotel (1982)

TV show
6.35
Sonny Morgan
Return of the Rebels (1981)

Return of the Rebels (1981)

Movie
Hugh
Endless Love (1981)

Endless Love (1981)

Movie
Peter Ritchie
Fugitive Family (1980)

Fugitive Family (1980)

Movie
Sergeant Jack Leland
Police Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop (1980)

Police Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop (1980)

Movie
Ken Saunders
The Boy Who Drank Too Much (1980)

The Boy Who Drank Too Much (1980)

Movie
Robert Langford
If Things Were Different (1980)

If Things Were Different (1980)

Movie
Sid Fairgate
Knots Landing (1979)

Knots Landing (1979)

TV show
5.33
Adam Travis
Crisis in Mid-Air (1979)

Crisis in Mid-Air (1979)

Movie
Frank Gumm
Rainbow (1978)

Rainbow (1978)

Movie
Director
Damien's Island (1976)

Damien's Island (1976)

Movie
Lacy
Deadly Hero (1975)

Deadly Hero (1975)

Movie
Sheriff Phil Rotteman
A Girl Named Sooner (1975)

A Girl Named Sooner (1975)

Movie
Amy Prentiss (1974)

Amy Prentiss (1974)

TV show
William Martin
The Girl on the Late, Late Show (1974)

The Girl on the Late, Late Show (1974)

Movie
Jack Stanley
Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1973)

Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1973)

TV show
Police Story (1973)

Police Story (1973)

TV show
Art Cotter
Cotter (1973)

Cotter (1973)

Movie
ABC Afterschool Special (1972)

ABC Afterschool Special (1972)

TV show
Breck
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

Movie
5.47
Justin Morgan
Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1972)

Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1972)

Movie
Herb Shuttle
Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1971)

Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1971)

Movie
Sam Garrison
The Intruders (1970)

The Intruders (1970)

Movie
Director
The Cross and the Switchblade (1970)

The Cross and the Switchblade (1970)

Movie
Dr. Alex Lauder
Daughter of the Mind (1969)

Daughter of the Mind (1969)

Movie
Tom Harris
Childish Things (1969)

Childish Things (1969)

Movie
Earl Corey
The Outcasts (1968)

The Outcasts (1968)

TV show
Justinian
The Viking Queen (1967)

The Viking Queen (1967)

Movie
Tom Harrison
The Borgia Stick (1967)

The Borgia Stick (1967)

Movie
Sweet Love, Bitter (1967)

Sweet Love, Bitter (1967)

Movie
Wild Bill Hickok
The Plainsman (1966)

The Plainsman (1966)

Movie
Kid Rodelo
Kid Rodelo (1966)

Kid Rodelo (1966)

Movie
Slim
Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)

Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)

Movie
Norman Vincent Peale
One Man's Way (1964)

One Man's Way (1964)

Movie
Marilyn (1963)

Marilyn (1963)

Movie
Kurt Schröder
Escape from East Berlin (1962)

Escape from East Berlin (1962)

Movie
Senator Brigham Anderson
Advise & Consent (1962)

Advise & Consent (1962)

Movie
1
Father Charles Dismas Clark
The Hoodlum Priest (1961)

The Hoodlum Priest (1961)

Movie
Himself
Here's Hollywood (1960)

Here's Hollywood (1960)

TV show
Dan Keats
One Foot in Hell (1960)

One Foot in Hell (1960)

Movie
Randy Bragg
Alas, Babylon (1960)

Alas, Babylon (1960)

Movie
Kerry O'Shea
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

Movie
Albert Gallatin 'Lat' Evans
These Thousand Hills (1959)

These Thousand Hills (1959)

Movie
6
Tod Lohman
From Hell to Texas (1958)

From Hell to Texas (1958)

Movie
Johnny Pope
A Hatful of Rain (1957)

A Hatful of Rain (1957)

Movie
Charlie
The Bachelor Party (1957)

The Bachelor Party (1957)

Movie
Beauregard 'Bo' Decker
Bus Stop (1956)

Bus Stop (1956)

Movie
5
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

TV show
8.33
Jimmy
Lux Video Theatre (1950)

Lux Video Theatre (1950)

TV show
Self - Mystery Guest
What's My Line? (1950)

What's My Line? (1950)

TV show
Studio One (1948)

Studio One (1948)

TV show
The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)

TV show
Self
The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)

TV show
6
Michael Thompson
Preface to a Life

Preface to a Life

Movie
Don Murray
Don Murray

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1929-07-31 (92 years old)

Place of birth
Hollywood, United States of America

Relationships
Hope Lange (1956-01-01 - 1961-01-01)

Children
Christopher Murray

Citizenships
United States of America

Awards
star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Marilyn Monroe
Don Murray
Marilyn Monroe worked together with Don Murray in:
5 Movies
Eli Wallach
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Eli Wallach worked together with Don Murray in:
5 Movies
Richard Markowitz
Don Murray
Richard Markowitz worked together with Don Murray in:
4 Movies
Lee Remick
Don Murray
Lee Remick worked together with Don Murray in:
4 Movies
Robert Drasnin
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Robert Drasnin worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
David Lowell Rich
Don Murray
David Lowell Rich worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Wendell Mayes
Don Murray
Wendell Mayes worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Lyle R. Wheeler
Don Murray
Lyle R. Wheeler worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Sean Murray
Don Murray
Sean Murray worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Stuart Whitman
Don Murray
Stuart Whitman worked together with Don Murray in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Gene Tierney
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Gene Tierney worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
George Grizzard
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George Grizzard worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Dana Elcar
Don Murray
Dana Elcar worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Walter Pidgeon
Don Murray
Walter Pidgeon worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Logan Ramsey
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Logan Ramsey worked together with Don Murray in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Helen Hunt
Don Murray
Helen Hunt worked together with Don Murray in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Arthur O'Connell
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Arthur O'Connell worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Royal Dano
Don Murray
Royal Dano worked together with Don Murray in:
1 Movie
2 TV show
Barbara Eden
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Barbara Eden worked together with Don Murray in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Alan Fudge
Don Murray
Alan Fudge worked together with Don Murray in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Irene Tsu
Don Murray
Irene Tsu worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Carol Lynley
Don Murray
Carol Lynley worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Dan Shor
Don Murray
Dan Shor worked together with Don Murray in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Hope Lange
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Hope Lange worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Robert Wagner
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Robert Wagner worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Lew Ayres
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Lew Ayres worked together with Don Murray in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
John Randolph
Don Murray
John Randolph worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Larry Gates
Don Murray
Larry Gates worked together with Don Murray in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Sheree North
Don Murray
Sheree North worked together with Don Murray in:
3 Movies
Don Murray
Don Murray
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