Murray Hamilton

Murray Hamilton

Highest Rated: 100% Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Lowest Rated: 30% The Amityville Horror (1979)

Birthday: Mar 24, 1923

Birthplace: Washington, North Carolina, USA

Longtime stage, film and television actor Murray Hamilton is known for his memorable appearances in the films "The Hustler," "The Graduate" and "Jaws." He became interested in acting while in high school and eventually moved to New York City to pursue a stage career. He made his screen debut in a small role in the film "Reckless Age" and followed with appearances in "The Whistle at Eaton Falls" and "Bright Victory" before making his TV debut in 1951 on "The Billy Rose Show." In 1959, he received his first notable recurring role on the sitcom "Love and Marriage" and followed that year with work on the features "The FBI Story" and the Oscar-nominated "Anatomy of a Murder." In 1961 he appeared in another notable role alongside Paul Newman in "The Hustler." Throughout the 1970s he appeared in numerous films including "The Drowning Pool," the Steven Spielberg film "Jaws" and its sequel "Jaws 2." In 1979 He worked with Speilberg again on "1941" and later that same year appeared in the classic film "The Amityville Horror."

Highest rated movies

Anatomy of a Murder Jaws
The Hustler
No Way to Treat a Lady The Graduate
The Boston Strangler
The Spirit of St. Louis
Casey's Shadow

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 69% The Last Days of Patton Gen. Hobart `'Hap'` Gay (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet 25% Too Scared to Scream Jack Oberman (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Summer Girl Jack Reardon (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet 19% Mazes and Monsters Lt. John Martini (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet All the Way Home Joel Lynch (Character) - 1981
75% 73% Brubaker John Deach (Character) - 1980
42% 48% 1941 Claude Crumm (Character) - 1979
30% 52% The Amityville Horror Father Ryan (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Last Cry for Help Ralph Muir (Character) - 1979
61% 38% Jaws 2 Larry Vaughn (Character) - 1978
78% 71% Casey's Shadow Tom Patterson (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Donovan's Kid Henry Carpenter (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder at the World Series Harvey Murkison (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Killer on Board Dr. Ned Folger (Character) - 1977
53% 48% The Drowning Pool Kilbourne (Character) - 1975
98% 90% Jaws Mayor Larry Vaughn (Character) $260.9M 1975
62% 81% The Way We Were Brooks Carpenter (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 20% Incident on a Dark Street Edmund Schilling (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murdock's Gang Harold Talbot (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Deadly Harvest Sheriff Bill Jessup (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Arthur Gibson (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 40% A Tattered Web Sgt. Joe Marcus (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Failing of Raymond Sgt. Manzak (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Harness Roy Kern (Character) - 1971
60% 59% If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Fred Ferguson (Character) - 1969
67% 25% The Brotherhood Jim Egan (Character) - 1968
89% 74% No Way to Treat a Lady Inspector Haines (Character) - 1968
86% 74% The Boston Strangler Det. Frank McAfee (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sergeant Ryker Capt. Appleton (Character) - 1968
87% 90% The Graduate Mr. Robinson (Character) $285.8K 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Bell for Adano Sgt. Borth (Character) - 1967
78% 87% Seconds Charlie (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 8% An American Dream Arthur Kabot (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Danger Has Two Faces Colonel Jack Forbes (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 82% Papa's Delicate Condition Mr. Harvey (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 17% Thirteen Frightened Girls Wally Sanders (Character) - 1963
96% 93% The Hustler Oames Findley (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 43% Tall Story Sandy Hardy (Character) - 1960
60% 47% The FBI Story Sam Crandall (Character) - 1959
100% 90% Anatomy of a Murder Alphonse Paquette (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 38% Too Much, Too Soon Charlie Snow (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 45% Darby's Rangers Pvt./Sgt. Sims Delancey (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 80% No Time for Sergeants Irving S. Blanchard (Character) - 1958
64% 71% Houseboat Capt. Alan Wilson (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 58% Jeanne Eagels Chick O'Hara (Character) - 1957
86% 75% The Spirit of St. Louis Bud Gurney (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 10% The Girl He Left Behind Sgt. Clyde (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 44% Toward the Unknown Maj. Bromo Lee (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 82% Bright Victory Pete Hamilton (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Whistle at Eaton Falls Al Webster (Character) - 1951

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 93% The Golden Girls Big Daddy Hollingsworth (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet 66% Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
No Score Yet 0% Mama's Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet B.J. and the Bear Unknown (Character) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet 65% Alice Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet McCloud Unknown (Guest Star) 1972 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Bud McKenna (Guest Star) 1973 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Story Bud Ellwood (Character) 1973 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Barney Lujack (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Longstreet Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
No Score Yet 100% Night Gallery Unknown (Character) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Vanished Unknown (Character) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Mel Starling (Guest Star) 1965-1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Seaway Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Target: The Corruptors Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Theatre '62 Unknown (Character) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Route 66 Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1961
No Score Yet 90% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love and Marriage Steve Baker (Character) 1959-1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space Lt. Col. Bill Aborg (Guest Star) 1960
82% 95% The Twilight Zone Mr. Death (Character) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1957-1958
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Web Cutter (Guest Star) 1957-1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Silent Service Latham (Character) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason John 'Johnny' Davis Hale (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Suspense Unknown (Character) 1953