Brittany Murphy

Actress + Recording Artist
Born Nov 10, 1977

Brittany Anne Murphy-Monjack, known professionally as Brittany Murphy, was an American actress and singer. She starred in films such as Clueless, Just Married, Girl, Interrupted, Spun, 8 Mile, Uptown Girls, Sin City, Happy Feet, and Riding in Cars with Boys. She voiced Luanne Platter on the animated TV series King of the Hill. Her final film, Something Wicked, is slated to be released on December 12, 2012.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Brittany Murphy.


1977 Birth Born on November 10, 1977.
1982 4 Years Old Murphy attended Verne Fowler School of Dance and Theatre Arts in Colonia, New Jersey, in 1982. … Read More


…  She made her stage debut in a Broadway production of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge in 1997, before appearing as Daisy Randone in Girl, Interrupted (1999) and as Lisa Swenson in Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999). … Read More


2002 24 Years Old In late 2002, Murphy began dating Ashton Kutcher, her co-star in Just Married.
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In 2003, she starred in the romantic comedies Just Married and Little Black Book (2004) and the critically acclaimed Sin City (2005).
2005 27 Years Old Once engaged to talent manager Jeff Kwatinetz, Murphy became engaged to Joe Macaluso in December 2005, a production assistant she met while working on the film Little Black Book. In August 2006, they ended their engagement.
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She returned to voice acting with the critically acclaimed 2006 animated feature Happy Feet, as Gloria Penguin.
2007 29 Years Old In May 2007, Murphy married British screenwriter Simon Monjack in a private Jewish ceremony in Los Angeles. … Read More


In 2009, she was cast in the Lifetime TV movie Tribute, as the main character, Cilla.
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