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Known Credits: 45

Birthday: 1924-06-20

Day of Death: 1971-05-28

Place of Birth: Kingston, Texas, USA

Adult Actor: False

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Audie Murphy

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Audie Leon Murphy (June 20, 1924 – May 28, 1971)  was a fifth grade dropout from an extremely poor family who became the most decorated American soldier of World War II. After the war he became a celebrated movie star for over two decades, appearing in 44 films.  He also found some success as a country music composer.

Murphy became the most decorated United States soldier of the war during twenty-seven months in action in the European Theatre.  He received the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military's highest award for valor, along with 32 additional U.S. and foreign medals and citations, including five from France and one from Belgium. Murphy's successful movie career included To Hell and Back (1955), based on his book of the same title (1949) . He died in a plane crash in 1971 and was interred, with full military honors, in Arlington National Cemetery. Description above from the Wikipedia article Audie Murphy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Acting
1969 A Time For Dying as Jesse James
1967 40 Guns to Apache Pass as Capt. Bruce Coburn
1966 Trunk to Cairo as Mike Merrick
1966 The Texican as Jess Carlin
1966 Gunpoint as Chad Lucas
1965 Arizona Raiders as Clint Stewart
1964 Apache Rifles as Capt. Jeff Stanton
1964 Bullet for a Badman as Logan Keliher
1964 The Quick Gun as Clint Cooper
1963 Gunfight at Comanche Creek as Bob 'Gif' Gifford aka Judd Tanner
1963 Showdown as Chris Foster
1962 Six Black Horses as Ben Lane
1961 Battle at Bloody Beach as Craig Benson
1961 Whispering Smith - (26 episodes)
1961 Posse from Hell as Banner Cole
1960 Seven Ways from Sundown as Seven Ways from Sundown Jones
1960 The Unforgiven as Cash Zachary
1960 Hell Bent for Leather as Clay
1959 Cast A Long Shadow as Matt Brown
1959 The Wild and the Innocent
1959 No Name on the Bullet as John Gant
1958 Ride a Crooked Trail as Joe Maybe
1958 The Gun Runners as Sam Martin
1958 The Quiet American as The American
1957 Night Passage as The Utica Kid
1957 Joe Butterfly as Pvt. Joe Woodley
1956 Walk the Proud Land as John Philip Clum
1955 To Hell and Back as Audie Murphy
1954 Destry as Tom Destry
1954 Drums Across the River as Gary Brannon
1954 Ride Clear of Diablo as Clay O'Mara
1953 Tumbleweed as Jim Harvey
1953 Column South as Lt. Jed Sayre
1953 Gunsmoke as Reb Kittredge
1953 General Electric Theater - (1 episode)
1952 The Duel at Silver Creek as Luke Cromwell (The Silver Kid)
1952 The Cimarron Kid as Bill Doolin / The Cimarron Kid
1951 The Red Badge of Courage as The Youth
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour - (1 episode)
1950 Kansas Raiders as Jesse James
1950 Sierra as Ring Hassard
1950 The Kid from Texas as William Bonney ('Billy the Kid')
1949 Bad Boy as Danny Lester
1948 Beyond Glory as Cadet Thomas
1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven as Copy Boy