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Audie Murphy (I) (1925–1971)


The son of poor Texas sharecroppers, Audie Murphy became a national hero during World War II as the most decorated combat soldier of the war. Among his 33 awards was the Congressional Medal of Honor, the highest award for bravery that a soldier can receive. In addition, he was also decorated for bravery by the governments of France and Belgium, ... See full bio »

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 1967 40 Guns to Apache Pass
Captain Coburn
 1966 The Texican
Jess Carlin
 1966 Einer spielt falsch
Mike Merrick
 1966 Gunpoint
Chad Lucas
 1965 Arizona Raiders
Clint
 1964 The Quick Gun
Clint Cooper
 1963 Gunfight at Comanche Creek
Bob Gifford aka Judd Tanner
 1963 Showdown
Chris Foster
 1962 Six Black Horses
Ben Lane
 1962 War Is Hell
Narrator
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Tom 'Whispering' Smith
- Hired to Die (1961) ... Tom 'Whispering' Smith
- Prayer of a Chance (1961) ... Tom 'Whispering' Smith
- Trial of the Avengers (1961) ... Tom 'Whispering' Smith
- The Homeless Wind (1961) ... Tom 'Whispering' Smith
- The Interpreter (1961) ... Tom 'Whispering' Smith
 1961 Battle at Bloody Beach
Craig Benson
 1961 Posse from Hell
Banner Cole
 1960 Seven Ways from Sundown
Seven Ways From Sundown Jones
 1960 The Unforgiven
Cash Zachary
 1960 Hell Bent for Leather
Clay
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
Howard Wilton
- The Man (1960) ... Howard Wilton
 1959 Cast a Long Shadow
Matt Brown
 1959 No Name on the Bullet
John Gant
 1958 The Gun Runners
Sam Martin
 1958 Rock 'Em Cowboy (Short)
Audie Murphy
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Tennessee
- Incident (1958) ... Tennessee
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
Steve Gordon
- The Flight (1957) ... Steve Gordon
 1957 Night Passage
The Utica Kid
 1957 Joe Butterfly
Pvt. Joe Woodley
 1957 The Guns of Fort Petticoat
Lt. Frank Hewitt
 1956 World in My Corner
Tommy Shea
 1954 Drums Across the River
Gary Brannon
 1954 Ride Clear of Diablo
Clay O'Mara
 1953 Tumbleweed
Jim Harvey
 1953 Column South
Lt. Jed Sayre
 1953 Gunsmoke
Reb Kittredge
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Extra
- The Bargain (1952) ... Extra
 1951 The Red Badge of Courage
Henry Fleming - the Youth
 1950 Sierra
Ring Hassard
 1949 Bad Boy
Danny Lester
 1948 Beyond Glory
Cadet Thomas
 1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven
Copy Boy
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"To Hell and Back", Audie Murphy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 10 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Hell, I don't think anyone has any friends in the industry. When you're hot, everyone wants a piece of you. When word gets around you're washed up, no one will touch you with a 10-foot pole. They're afraid you'll ask them for a job. Or a loan. Or maybe repayment of an old debt. See more »

Trivia:

His friends in Hollywood were mostly character actors and film crew members (cameramen, makeup artists, horse wranglers, stunt people both male and female), and he was often protective of them, and tried to help them succeed in their careers. There is also a story of him staying with a wealthy friend in Dallas, and blowing off a party full of wealthy people to go hang out with the ... See more »

Trademark:

His slow soft-spoken Texan drawl See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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