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Audie Murphy (I) (1924–1971)


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 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, and was credited with killing over 240 German ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Red Badge of Courage
The Red Badge of Courage Henry Fleming - the Youth
(1951)
To Hell and Back
To Hell and Back Audie Murphy
(1955)
Whispering Smith
Whispering Smith Tom 'Whispering' Smith
(1961)
The Unforgiven
The Unforgiven Cash Zachary
(1960)

Filmography

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 1966 The Texican
Jess Carlin
 1966 Gunpoint
Chad Lucas
 1966 40 Guns to Apache Pass
Captain Coburn
 1965 Arizona Raiders
Clint
 1965 Einer spielt falsch
Mike Merrick
 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
 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 War Is Hell
Narrator
 1961 Battle at Bloody Beach
Craig Benson
 1961 Posse from Hell
Banner Cole
 1960 Seven Ways from Sundown
Seven 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
 1958 The Gun Runners
Sam Martin
 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
 1950 Sierra
Ring Hassard
 1948 Beyond Glory
Cadet Thomas
 1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven
Copy Boy
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Print ad: Lane's cedar hope chests. 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:

I never liked being called the "most decorated" soldier. There were so many guys who should have gotten medals and never did--guys who were killed. See more »

Trivia:

Disliked the name "Audie" when he was a kid and usually went by his middle name, Leon. In the Army, he discovered that "Leon" was considered synonymous with rednecks, and spent the rest of his life going by "Audie" or "Murph.". See more »

Trademark:

Cold intimidating stare renowned for its ability to make even the toughest opponents back down See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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