Michael Murphy

Actor · Director · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 75
Michael George Murphy is an American film, television and stage actor. He often plays unethical or morally ambiguous characters in positions of authority, including politicians, executives, and lawyers. He is also known for his frequent collaborations with director Robert Altman, having appeared in twelve films, TV series and miniseries directed by... read more

Michael George Murphy is an American film, television and stage actor. He often plays unethical or morally ambiguous characters in positions of authority, including politicians, executives, and lawyers. He is also known for his frequent collaborations with director Robert Altman, having appeared in twelve films, TV series and miniseries directed by Altman from 1963 to 2004, including the title role in the miniseries Tanner '88.

Birth Name

Michael George Murphy

Born

Thursday, 05 May 1938

Actor Filmography

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese The Politician 2019
Two Plains & a Fancy Rancher 2019
Street Legal Gerry Czernik 2019
Indian Horse Father Quinney 2018
Mortdecai Band Member (Keyboard) 2015
Edison Himself (Narrator) 2015
Fall Father Sam 2014
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks John Brady 2014
Altman Himself 2014
Finding Carter 2014
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese The Politician 2019
Two Plains & a Fancy Rancher 2019
Street Legal Gerry Czernik 2019
Indian Horse Father Quinney 2018
Mortdecai Band Member (Keyboard) 2015
Edison Himself (Narrator) 2015
Fall Father Sam 2014
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks John Brady 2014
Altman Himself 2014
Finding Carter 2014
They Came Together Roger 2014
Jimmy P. Jimmy's Lawyer 2013
White House Down Vice President Hammond 2013
Rogue George Kelly, George Kelly (credit only) 2013
Person of Interest Congressman Jim Hallen 2011
Michael: Every Day Stanley Dyer 2011
The Octonauts Vegimals (voice), Vegimals (voice) (as Michael C. Murphy) 2010
Living in Your Car Frank 2010
The Trotsky Frank McGovern 2010
The Bridge Ed Wycoff 2010
According to Greta Joseph 2009
The Dreamer Victim, Ghost 2009
Hollywood contra Franco Alfred Miller (archive footage) 2008
Depression: Out of the Shadows Himself - Narrator 2008
Caring for Your Parents Narrator 2008
The Wind in the Willows Judge 2006
Away From Her Aubrey 2006
The Path to 9/11 2006
X-Men: The Last Stand Warren Worthington II 2006
Playing House Hubbard 2006
Mayday Captain Randall Williams 2005
Heights Jesse 2005
Childstar Reed Harrison 2005
Tilt Jimmy Molloy 2005
H2O U.S. Ambassador Conrad 2004
Tanner on Tanner Jack Tanner 2004
Silver City Senator Judson Pilager 2004
LAX Emmet 2004
New Zealand Idol Himself, Himself - Finalist 2004
This Is Wonderland Judge Maxwell Fraser 2004
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Martin (archive footage) 2003
In the Dark George Speller 2003
Footsteps Robbie 2003
Live From Baghdad Tom Johnson 2002
Bury the Lead 2002
The Day Reagan Was Shot Michael Deaver 2001
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Judge Peter Blakemore 2001
Tart Mike Storm 2001
Magnolia Alan Kligman Esq. 1999
Family Law Ian Lumberg 1999
Judging Amy Judge Alistair McNeil 1999
60 Minutes Wednesday Himself - Stationmaster 1999
The Life and Crimes of William Palmer Smith 1998
The Irish in America: Long Journey Home Himself - Narrator 1998
Breaking The Surface: The Greg Louganis Story Pete Louganis 1997
Private Parts Roger Erlick 1997
Kansas City Henry Stilton 1996
Forensic Files Himself 1996
Special Report: Journey to Mars Dean Rumplemeyer 1996
The Ultimate Lie Malcolm McGrath 1996
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Himself 1995
Bad Company William V. 'Smitty' Smithfield 1995
Clean Slate Dr. Doover 1994
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster Bill Reilly - Presidential Delegation 1992
Batman Returns The Mayor 1992
Folks! Ed 1992
Law & Order Nolan Tinsdale 1990
Lifestories Frank Brody 1990
Shocker Lt. Don Parker 1989
Screen One Bill Rally 1989
E.N.G. Steve Kurtz 1989
Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy Richard Burt 1989
She's Out Of Control 1989
American Experience Narrator (voice), Narrator, Himself - Narrator, Himself - Narrator (voice), Himself / Narrator 1988
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Captain Blakely 1988
Tanner '88 Jack Tanner 1988
Hard Copy Andy Omart 1987
L.A. Law Bobby Lewis 1986
American Masters Self - Narrator 1986
Salvador Ambassador Thomas Kelly 1986
My Letter to George Wilson 1985
Countdown to Looking Glass Bob Calhoun 1984
Cloak & Dagger Rice 1984
Talk to Me Ross 1984
Two Marriages Dr. Art Armstrong 1983
Hot Money Burt 1983
The Year of Living Dangerously Pete Curtis 1982
Strange Behavior John Brady 1981
3 by Cheever Cash Bentley 1979
Manhattan Yale 1979
The Class Of Miss MacMichael Martin 1978
The Great Bank Hoax Reverend Everett Manigma 1978
An Unmarried Woman Martin 1978
The Front Alfred Miller 1976
Nashville John Triplette 1975
Baretta Mike Parsons 1975
Salty Stock 1974
Phase IV James R. Lesko 1974
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Quentin Lerner 1974
The Thief Who Came to Dinner Ted 1973
The Crooked Hearts Frank Adamic 1972
What's Up, Doc? Mr. Smith 1972
The Sixth Sense David Ford 1972
McCabe & Mrs. Miller Sears 1971
Brewster Mccloud Det. Lt. Frank Shaft 1970
Count Yorga, Vampire Paul 1970
MASH 'Me Lai' Marston 1970
The Arrangement Father Draddy 1969
That Cold Day In The Park The Rounder 1969
Here Come the Brides Ethan 1968
The Legend Of Lylah Clare Mark Peter Sheean 1968
Premiere William Smith 1968
Countdown Rick 1967
Double Trouble Morley 1967
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Interne 1964
12 O'Clock High Sergeant Marven 1964
Nightmare in Chicago 1964
Combat! 1st Tanker, Soldier in Hospital 1962
Ben Casey Andy Andrews, Dr. J. Wells Savage, Dr. Paul Galloway 1961
Bonanza Will Holt 1959

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