Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Highest Rated: 94% Away From Her (2006)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: May 5, 1938

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

A high school teacher turned character actor, Michael Murphy began his collaboration with famed director Robert Altman on an episode of the 1960s TV series "Combat." He made the first of several appearances in Altman films in "Countdown" (1968). Among his other Altman credits are "M*A*S*H" and "Brewster McCloud" (both 1970), "McCabe and Mrs. Miller" (1971), "Nashville" (1975) and "Kansas City" (1996). In addition, Murphy portrayed a presidential candidate in Altman's satire of politics "Tanner '88" (HBO, 1988) and was the chief judge in Altman's "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial" (CBS, 1988).

Highest rated movies

Away From Her
Manhattan
Nashville
Salvador
An Unmarried Woman
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
What's Up, Doc?
The Year of Living Dangerously

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Battle Barbarian (Character) - 2020
80% 89% Indian Horse Father Quinney (Character) $1.9M 2017
40% No Score Yet Fall Father Sam (Character) - 2014
70% 67% Altman Self - 2014
70% 40% They Came Together Roger (Character) - 2014
51% 62% White House Down Vice President Hammond (Character) $73.1M 2013
60% 56% Greta Joseph (Character) - 2009
79% 70% The Trotsky Frank Mcgovern (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Quality of Life Charles Greenborne (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 66% Playing House Hubbard (Character) - 2006
94% 81% Away From Her Aubrey (Character) $4.5M 2006
63% 74% Heights Jesse (Character) $1.2M 2005
No Score Yet 38% Mayday Captain Randall Williams (Character) - 2005
78% 42% Childstar Reed Harrison (Character) - 2004
48% 32% Silver City Senator Judson Pilager (Character) $1.0M 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tanner on Tanner Jack Tanner (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet In the Dark George Speller (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 20% Footsteps Robbie (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Norma Jean, Jack and Me John F. Kennedy (Character) - 2000
83% 89% Magnolia Alan Kligman, Esq. (Character) $22.5M 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sleeping Dogs Lie Edgar Tratt (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Indiscretion of an American Wife Russell Burton (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 71% Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story Pete Louganis (Character) - 1997
73% 68% Private Parts Roger Erlick (Character) $41.2M 1997
No Score Yet 95% The Ultimate Lie Malcolm McGrath (Character) - 1996
60% 43% Kansas City Henry Stilton (Character) - 1996
19% 36% Clean Slate Dr. Doover (Character) $7.3M 1994
81% 73% Batman Returns Mayor/Murphy (Character) $160.3M 1992
0% 51% Folks! Ed (Character) $5.9M 1992
26% 32% Shocker Lt. Don Parker (Character) $15.5M 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy Richard Burt (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 77% The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Captain Blakely (Character) - 1988
90% 86% Salvador Ambassador Thomas Kelly (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet 21% Mesmerized Wilson (Character) - 1984
67% 56% Cloak and Dagger Rice (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Countdown to Looking Glass Bob Calhoun (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hot Money Burt / Tom (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zen Business Burt / Tom (Character) - 1983
88% 77% The Year of Living Dangerously Pete Curtis (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Two Marriages Dr. Art Armstrong (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Talk to Me Ross (Character) - 1982
80% 44% Strange Behavior John Brady (Character) - 1981
94% 92% Manhattan Yale (Character) - 1979
90% 73% An Unmarried Woman Martin (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Class of Miss MacMichael Martin (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 14% The Great Bank Hoax Reverend Everett Manigma (Character) - 1977
72% 74% The Front Alfred Miller (Character) - 1976
91% 84% Nashville John Triplette (Character) - 1975
89% 87% The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Quentin (Character) - 1974
53% 55% Phase IV James R. Lesko (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Love You... Goodbye Alec Shield (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 53% The Thief Who Came to Dinner Ted (Character) - 1973
89% 88% What's Up, Doc? Mr. Smith (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Crooked Hearts Frank Adamic (Character) - 1972
84% 86% McCabe & Mrs. Miller Sears (Character) - 1971
86% 82% Brewster McCloud Det. Lt. Frank Shaft (Character) - 1970
44% 42% Count Yorga, Vampire Paul (Character) - 1970
50% 48% That Cold Day in the Park The Rounder (Character) - 1969
8% 64% The Arrangement Father Draddy (Character) - 1969
60% 43% The Legend of Lylah Clare Mark Peter Sheean (Character) - 1968
67% 28% Countdown Rick (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 53% Double Trouble Morley (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nightmare in Chicago Unknown (Character) - 1967

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 83% Rogue Unknown (Character) 2015-2016
92% 76% Person of Interest Congressman Jim Hallen (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Octonauts Writer 2011
No Score Yet 100% Masterpiece Theatre Judge (Character) 1999 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Path to 9/11 Unknown (Character) 2006
27% No Score Yet Presidio Med Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet 84% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Judging Amy Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
89% No Score Yet Tanner '88 Jack Tanner (Character) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sixth Sense Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here Come the Brides Ethan (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet 12 O'Clock High Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet 100% Hogan's Heroes Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Andy Andrews (Guest Star) 1964-1965
100% No Score Yet The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1965