Don Murray

Born Jul 31, 1929

For other persons named Don Murray, see Don Murray. Don Murray File:Don Murray in Bus Stop trailer cropped. jpgin Bus StopBorn Donald Patrick MurrayTemplate:Safesubst:July 31, 1929 (1929-07-31) (age 82)Template:Safesubst:Hollywood, California, U.S. Disappeared Template:Safesubst: Template:Safesubst:Died Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Resting place Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Occupation ActorYears active 1950–presentSpouse Hope Lange (m.… Read More

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


1929 Birth Murray was born in 1929 the only child of Dennis Aloisius Murray, a Broadway dance director and stage manager, and Ethel Murray, a former Ziegfeld performer. … Read More


1951 21 Years Old After graduating, he soon made his Broadway debut in the 1951 play The Rose Tattoo, as Jack Hunter.
1954 24 Years Old He took a three-year break from acting in order to assist orphans and war casualties during the Korean War. In 1954, he returned from Europe to America and to acting, when he starred alongside Mary Martin in the stage version of The Skin of Our Teeth. … Read More
1956 26 Years Old In 1956, Don Murray married Hope Lange, with whom he had co-starred in Bus Stop. They had two children, Christopher and Patricia. They divorced in 1961.
1957 27 Years Old In 1957, he starred as reserved, married bookkeeper Charlie Sampson in The Bachelor Party. … Read More


1962 32 Years Old In 1962, he married Elizabeth Johnson and then had three children: Coleen, Sean, and Michael. … Read More


1976 46 Years Old In 1976, Murray starred in the film Deadly Hero. … Read More
1979 49 Years Old In 1979, he starred as Sid Fairgate on the long-running prime-time soap opera Knots Landing.


1980 50 Years Old He also scripted two episodes of the program in 1980.
1981 51 Years Old In 1981 Murray decided to leave the series after two seasons to concentrate on other projects, although some sources say he left over a salary dispute. … Read More


2005 75 Years Old Although he effectively distanced himself from the series after that, Murray later contributed an interview segment for Knots Landing: Together Again, a reunion special made in 2005.
2014 84 Years Old In July 2014, there was a retrospective of Murray's films held at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco.
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