Billy Murray

Born Oct 6, 1941

Billy Murray is an English actor, best known for playing Don Beech in The Bill from 1995 to 2004, Johnny Allen in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 2005 to 2006, Captain John Price in the video games Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Billy Murray.


1941 Birth Born on October 6, 1941.


1963 21 Years Old Murray made his acting debut in the 1963 film Two Left Feet where he played a minor uncredited role. … Read More


1980 38 Years Old In 1980, Murray played the part of "Joey" in the hit film McVicar. … Read More


1995 53 Years Old Murray went on to play the corrupt DS Don Beech in the ITV police drama series The Bill from early 1995 to late 2000.
1998 56 Years Old In 1998 Murray appeared in court after he and 3 other men allegedly attacked two men who they believed were supplying drugs to their daughters, including Murray's then 14-year-old daughter Lizzie from his second marriage. … Read More
2001 59 Years Old In 2001 he returned as Don Beech in a one-off special episode titled Beech on the Run and later that year starred as Beech in a spin-off six-part mini-series entitled Beech is Back.


2004 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004 he returned as Don Beech once again for a guest stint in five episodes, in which his character escaped from prison and is now back 'on the run'. … Read More
2005 63 Years Old His first scenes were broadcast in January 2005. … Read More
2006 64 Years Old 1 More Event
He departed from the show in March 2006 when his character was jailed after confessing to ordering the murder of Dennis Rickman and carrying out the murder of Andy Hunter.
2011 69 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2011, it was reported that Murray had been charged with assault of his wife Elaine and daughter Lizzie following "an alleged alcohol-fuelled late-night row" at their home in Chigwell, Essex.
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