Don Murray

Don Murray

Highest Rated: 100% The Hoodlum Priest (1961)

Lowest Rated: 28% Endless Love (1981)

Birthday: Jul 31, 1929

Birthplace: Not Available

The son of show business people, he studied theater at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He worked in stock, then in 1951 he debuted on Broadway in The Rose Tattoo. In 1952 he was drafted to fight in the Korean War, but he was exempted as a conscientious objector; instead, he worked with refugees. Not until 1955 did he return to acting, appearing in Broadway's The Skin of Our Teeth; Joshua Logan spotted him in the play, and signed him to appear in Bus Stop (1956), his screen debut; for his portrayal of a cowboy who romances Marilyn Monroe he received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination. While making the film he met actress Hope Lange, and the two of them were married that same year; they divorced in 1961. With a few exceptions, his later screen roles were unrewarding, though he remained fairly busy through the mid '60s; he has continued appearing on screen intermittently. He has occasionally produced, directed, and/or co-written films. He starred in the late '60s TV series The Outcasts, and later costarred in the series Knots Landing. He is known as a highly principled man of strong social and political convictions.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Childish Things Actor 2014
No Score Yet Extraña Obsesión Parker Gaits 2005
No Score Yet Return of the Rebels Actor 1991
No Score Yet Kickboxer the Champion Actor 1991
No Score Yet Ghosts Can't Do It Winston 1990
No Score Yet Scorpion Gifford Leese 1987
No Score Yet Mistress Wyn 1987
50% Made in Heaven Ben Chandler 1987
86% Peggy Sue Got Married Jack Kelcher 1986
No Score Yet Radioactive Dreams Dash Hammer 1986
No Score Yet Blood Sport Sen. Stuart Grayle 1986
No Score Yet Something in Common Theo Fontana 1986
No Score Yet Hollywood Collection Actor 1985
No Score Yet License to Kill Tom Fiske 1984
No Score Yet Quarterback Princess Ralph Maida 1983
No Score Yet I Am the Cheese David Farmer 1983
No Score Yet Thursday's Child Parker Alden 1983
33% Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen Pimp 1981
No Score Yet Justin Morgan Had a Horse Justin Morgan 1981
28% Endless Love Hugh 1981
No Score Yet If Things Were Different Actor 1979
No Score Yet Deadly Hero Lacy 1976
50% Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes Breck 1972
No Score Yet Cotter Actor 1972
No Score Yet Happy Birthday, Wanda June Herb Shuttle 1971
No Score Yet The Cross and the Switchblade Director Screenwriter 1970
No Score Yet Confessions of Tom Harris Tom Tom Harris Producer Screenwriter 1969
No Score Yet The Viking Queen Justinian 1967
No Score Yet Sweet Love, Bitter David Hillary 1967
No Score Yet The Plainsman Wild Bill Hickok 1966
60% Baby, the Rain Must Fall Deputy Sheriff Slim 1965
No Score Yet One Man's Way Norman Vincent Peale 1963
No Score Yet Escape from East Berlin (Tunnel 28) Kurt Schroeder 1962
75% Advise and Consent Sen. Brigham Anderson 1962
100% The Hoodlum Priest Father Charles Dismas Clark Screenwriter Producer 1961
No Score Yet One Foot in Hell Dan Keats 1960
67% Shake Hands With the Devil Kerry O'Shea 1959
No Score Yet These Thousand Hills Albert Gallatin 'Lat' Evans 1959
No Score Yet From Hell to Texas Tod Lohman 1958
No Score Yet A Hatful of Rain Johnny Pope 1957
No Score Yet The Bachelor Party Charlie Samson 1957
79% Bus Stop Bo 1956


No Score Yet Wings
Dad 1995
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
Wally Hampton 1993
No Score Yet Matlock
Albert Gordon 1987
No Score Yet Knots Landing
Sid Fairgate 1983
11% Sons and Daughters
Bing Hammersmith


Tami Maida says: C'mon. What can happen in a room with three boys?

Mrs. Maida says: You wanna take that one, Doug?

Mr. Maida says: No way!

Governor Breck says: Man was born of the ape. And there's still an ape curled up inside of every man, the beast that must be whipped into submission, the savage that has to be shackled in chains.