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Sam McMurray


Sam McMurray was born on April 15, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Raising Arizona (1987), Christmas Vacation (1989) and Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999). See full bio »

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 2015 Americons (completed)
Kerry Stein
 2014 Cristela (TV Series) (completed)
Trent
- Nanny (2014) ... Trent
- Soul Mates (2014) ... Trent
- Equal Pay (2014) ... Trent
- Hall-Oates-Ween (2014) ... Trent
- Pilot (2014) ... Trent
 2014 Jenny's Wedding (completed)
Denny
 2005-2014 The Boondocks (TV Series)
The Principal / Various / Ed Wuncler II / ...
- Good Times (2014) ... Ed Wuncler II (voice)
- A Date with the Booty Warrior (2010) ... The Principal / Warden (voice)
- The Fund-Raiser (2010) ... The Principal / Various (voice)
- The Real (2006) ... Various (voice)
- A Huey Freeman Christmas (2005) ... Santa Claus / The Principal (voice)
 2013-2014 The Fosters (TV Series)
Frank / Frank, Stef's Dad
- Padre (2014) ... Frank
- Family Day (2014) ... Frank
- I Do (2013) ... Frank
 2013/II Out to Lunch (Short)
CEO
 2013/II The Sidekick (Short)
The Defuser
 2013 Wendell and Vinnie (TV Series)
Howard
- Fathers of Fathers & Sons (2013) ... Howard
 2012-2013 Scandal (TV Series)
Pat Wexler
- Nobody Likes Babies (2013) ... Pat Wexler
- One for the Dog (2013) ... Pat Wexler
- All Roads Lead to Fitz (2012) ... Pat Wexler
- The Other Woman (2012) ... Pat Wexler
 2012 2nd Serve
Coach Bussey
 2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Will's Attorney
- Rhodium Nights (2012) ... Will's Attorney
 2012 Blue-Eyed Butcher (TV Movie)
Dr. Sheffield
 2012 Cupid, Inc. (TV Movie)
Harvey Mitford
 2011 The A Plate
Dick Stevens
 2011 Holiday Engagement (TV Movie)
Roy Burns
 2010-2011 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Rover / Dad
- The Really Weird Dog (2011) ... Rover (voice)
- Catcalls (2010) ... Dad (voice, as Sam MacMurray)
 2011 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Mr. Moser
- Poker Face (2011) ... Mr. Moser
 2011 NCIS (TV Series)
Vince Westfal
- The Penelope Papers (2011) ... Vince Westfal
 2011 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Father Dugan
- Secrets That I Never Want to Know (2011) ... Father Dugan
 2011 Lights Out (TV Series)
Priest at the Confession
- War (2011) ... Priest at the Confession
 2011 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Doctor Burwitz
- Snip Snip (2011) ... Doctor Burwitz
 2011 The Craigslist Killer (TV Movie)
Dr. Janeway
 2010 Miss Nobody
Hale Everwright
 2010 Meet Monica Velour
Ronnie
 2009-2010 State of the Union (TV Series)
Man (at job fair) / Bank agent / Customs agent / ...
- Episode #3.2 (2010) ... Man (at job fair)
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... Bank agent
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Customs agent
- Episode #2.2 (2009)
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... Mitch
 2009 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Tucker Wade
- From Here to Fraternity (2009) ... Tucker Wade (voice)
 2008 Ring of Death (TV Movie)
Wheaton
 2008 ER (TV Series)
Mike Landry
- Tandem Repeats (2008) ... Mike Landry
 2008 Killer Pad
Fire Marshall
 2007 A Christmas Too Many (Video)
Harry
 2007 Boston Legal (TV Series)
General Mark 'Fitz' Fitzgerald
- Do Tell (2007) ... General Mark 'Fitz' Fitzgerald
 2007 Lake Placid 2 (TV Movie)
Jack Struthers
 2006 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Larry
- My Fairy King (2006) ... Larry
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game) (voice)
 2005 Head Cases (TV Series)
Al Girard
- S(elf) Help (2005) ... Al Girard
 2005 McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty? (TV Movie)
Arnie
 2005 Cruel But Necessary
Apartment Manager
 2005 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Lieutenant Jeff Henry
- Bale to the Chief (2005) ... Lieutenant Jeff Henry
 2005 Tennis, Anyone...?
Roger Dugan
 2005 Confessions of an Action Star
Jack Rumpkin
 2004 Law & Order: Justice Is Served (Video Game)
Jack Foster / Henry Haskins (voice)
 2004 Justice League (TV Series)
Gilbert Halestrom / Jerry
- Fearful Symmetry (2004) ... Gilbert Halestrom / Jerry (voice)
 2003 Recess: All Growed Down (Video)
Lt. Griswald (voice)
 2003 Free for All (TV Series)
Douglas Jenkins
- Tall Tails (2003) ... Douglas Jenkins (voice)
- Nude Johnny (2003) ... Douglas Jenkins (voice)
- Scammer Clay (2003) ... Douglas Jenkins (voice)
- Hostage Johnny (2003) ... Douglas Jenkins (voice)
- Sterile Angus (2003) ... Douglas Jenkins (voice)
 2003 Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales (TV Movie)
Skip Westland
 2003 Greetings from Tucson (TV Series)
Mr. Modica
- Student Council (2003) ... Mr. Modica
 2003 Stealing Sinatra
Agent Stamek (as Sam Mcmurray)
 2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Norris
- The Sixteenth Minute (2002) ... Norris
 2002 Lone Star State of Mind
Mr. Smith
 2002 As Told by Ginger (TV Series)
Mr. Gripling, Reporter #3
- Tgif (2002) ... Mr. Gripling, Reporter #3
 2002 Wishcraft
Dad Bumpers
 1997-2001 Friends (TV Series)
Doug
- The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion (1997) ... Doug (as Sam MacMurray)
 2001 Reba (TV Series)
Mr. Montgomery
 2001 The Tick (TV Series)
The Immortal
- The Funeral (2001) ... The Immortal
 2001 Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (Video Game) (voice)
 2001 It's Like, You Know... (TV Series)
Chet
- Hoop Dreams (2001) ... Chet
 2001 The Zeta Project (TV Series)
Larry Lux
- Ro's Reunion (2001) ... Larry Lux (voice)
 2001 Spin City (TV Series)
Daniel Bryant
- You've Got Male (2001) ... Daniel Bryant
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Dr. John Kennedy
- Second Opinion (2001) ... Dr. John Kennedy
 2001 Deadline (TV Series)
- Somebody's Fool (2001)
 2001 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
Dr. Bernstein
- Doctor, Doctor (2001) ... Dr. Bernstein
 2001 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Off. Stockton
- Traffic Ticket (2001) ... Off. Stockton
 2001 The Lot (TV Series)
Milton Maxwell
- The Accident (2001) ... Milton Maxwell
 2000 Lucky Numbers
Chief Troutman
 1997-2000 Recess (TV Series)
Lt. Griswald / Bob Spinelli / Commander Pricklident
- A Great State Fair (2000) ... Lt. Griswald (voice)
- The Army Navy Game (2000) ... Lt. Griswald (voice)
- No Strings Attached (2000) ... Lt. Griswald (voice)
- Old Folks Home (2000) ... Commander Pricklident (voice)
- One Stayed Clean (1999) ... Lt. Griswald (voice)
 2000 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 (Video Game)
BBC newscaster / American newscaster (voice)
 2000 The Amati Girls
Brian
 1999-2000 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Chelsea's Dad / Burn / Harry Tully
- The Last Resort (2000) ... Chelsea's Dad (voice)
- Bloodsport (1999) ... Burn (voice)
- Spellbound (1999) ... Chelsea's Dad (voice)
- Rebirth: Part 1 (1999) ... Harry Tully (voice)
 1999 Carlo's Wake
Jerry Brock
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Flip
- You Otter Know (1999) ... Flip (voice)
 1999 Baby Geniuses
Goon Bob
 1999 Soccer Dog: The Movie
Coach Shaw
 1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Dentist
- Scandal (1999) ... Dentist
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie)
Harry Tully (voice)
 1999 Rugrats (TV Series)
Zookeeper
- Zoo Story/I Do (1999) ... Zookeeper (voice)
 1998 The Angry Beavers (TV Series)
Rodrick Snootwell
- Open Wide for Zombies/Dumbwaiters (1998) ... Rodrick Snootwell (voice)
 1998 The New Batman Adventures (TV Series)
Ernie
- Joker's Millions (1998) ... Ernie (voice)
 1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Bob Bare
- Baby Boom (1998) ... Bob Bare
 1998 Slappy and the Stinkers
Broccoli
 1995-1997 Pinky and the Brain (TV Series)
Video Teacher / Tax man #1 / Shawn
- Brain's Bogie/Say What, Earth? (1997) ... Video Teacher (voice)
- The Mummy/Robin Brain (1996) ... Tax man #1
- TV or Not TV (1995) ... Shawn
 1997 Pearl (TV Series)
Freddy Rizzo
- The Two Mrs. Rizzos (1997) ... Freddy Rizzo
 1997 Soul Man (TV Series)
Oliver Marley
- Cinderella and the Funeral (1997) ... Oliver Marley
 1997 The Pretender (TV Series)
Morris Clancy
- Prison Story (1997) ... Morris Clancy
 1997 Wings (TV Series)
Dennis Lundy
- Hosed (1997) ... Dennis Lundy
 1996 Boys & Girls (TV Movie)
Wilson McQuaid
 1984-1996 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Glen Mattson / Trendy Liberal
- Teenage Confidential (1996) ... Glen Mattson
- Mom's on Strike (1984) ... Trendy Liberal
 1996 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Mickey / Fred
- Krumm Gets Ahead/It's Only a Movie (1996) ... Mickey / Fred (voice)
 1996 Savage
Edgar Wallace
 1995 Party of Five (TV Series)
Thomas
- Change Partners... and Dance (1995) ... Thomas
 1995 Maybe This Time (TV Series)
Gary
- Maybe This Time (1995) ... Gary
 1995 The Critic (TV Series)
Cyrus Tompkins
- Sherman, Woman and Child (1995) ... Cyrus Tompkins (voice)
 1991-1994 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Roy Hess / Stan / Dolf / ...
- Georgie Must Die (1994) ... Roy Hess (voice)
- Into the Woods (1994) ... Roy Hess (voice)
- Working Girl (1994) ... Roy Hess (voice)
- Variations on a Theme Park (1994) ... Roy Hess (voice)
- Life in the Faust Lane (1994) ... Roy Hess (voice)
 1994 Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 Women (TV Movie)
Dick Langley
 1994 Getting Even with Dad
Alex
 1993 Bonkers (TV Series)
- Cartoon Cornered (1993) ... (voice)
- Toon for a Day (1993) ... (voice)
- Bobcat Fever (1993) ... (voice)
 1993 Down the Shore (TV Series)
Ron
- Life's a Drag (1993) ... Ron
 1993 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Pierce
- Birds of a Feather (1993) ... Pierce (voice)
 1992 Class Act
Skip Wankman
 1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Mr. Rips
- Goodbye Mr. Rips (1992) ... Mr. Rips
 1992 Sibs (TV Series)
 1991 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Walter Herrigan
- Have Gun, Will Unravel (1991) ... Walter Herrigan
 1991 Blossom (TV Series)
Sergio
- Run for the Border (1991) ... Sergio
 1991 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Rondall Kittleman
- Satellite on a Hot Tim's Roof (1991) ... Rondall Kittleman
 1991 Stone Cold
Lance
 1989-1991 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Mark Harper / Mark
- Heather Can Wait (1989) ... Mark
 1990 Grand (TV Series)
Steven Ehrhardt
- Roamers and Rumors (1990) ... Steven Ehrhardt
 1990 Little Vegas
Kreimach
 1990 Married with Children (TV Series)
Andy
- Dance Show (1990) ... Andy
 1990 The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show (TV Movie)
Various Parts
 1987-1990 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series)
Various / William / Mark / ...
- Episode #4.23 (1990)
- Arms Control (1990) ... Various
- Her First Grownup (1990) ... Various
- Who Is He? (1990) ... Various
- Ginny Eats Escrow (1990) ... Various
 1990 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Gulliver Dark / SNPP Employee / Duff Commercial VO
- Homer's Night Out (1990) ... Gulliver Dark (voice)
- Homer's Odyssey (1990) ... SNPP Employee / Duff Commercial VO (voice)
 1990 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Mr. Kane
- Cheaters (1990) ... Mr. Kane
 1988-1989 Dear John (TV Series)
Mike
- Dear Mike (1988) ... Mike
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series)
Dr. Cyrus Jordan
- Not in Our Stars (1989) ... Dr. Cyrus Jordan
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Bart Hess
- The Model (1989) ... Bart Hess
 1988 Take My Daughters, Please (TV Movie)
 1988 Head of the Class (TV Series)
Coach Finelli
- The Refrigerator of Filmore High (1988) ... Coach Finelli
 1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Lt. Tony Brandt
- Raising Marijuana (1988) ... Lt. Tony Brandt
 1987 Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall (Short)
Peter Harriman
 1987 The Hope Division (TV Movie)
Frank McGee
 1987 Hands of a Stranger (TV Movie)
Pearson
 1987 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Moe Highler
- Blonde on Blonde (1987) ... Moe Highler
 1987 Ohara (TV Series)
Saxon
- Darryl (1987) ... Saxon
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Gann
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
Stu Angry
- The D.J. (1986) ... Stu Angry
 1986 Adam: His Song Continues (TV Movie)
Police Lieutenant
 1985 Out of the Darkness (TV Movie)
Morrison
 1985 Fast Forward
Clem Friedkin
 1984 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Jimmy 'Jimbo' Walters
- Calderone's Return: Part 2 - Calderone's Demise (1984) ... Jimmy 'Jimbo' Walters
 1984 C.H.U.D.
Officer Crespi
 1983 Baby It's You
Mr. McManus, Teacher
 1980 Union City
Young Vagrant
 1979 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Phil
- Episode #1.6157 (1979) ... Phil
- Episode #1.6156 (1979) ... Phil
- Episode #1.6155 (1979) ... Phil
 1979 The Ropers (TV Series)
Charles Remington
- All Around the Clock (1979) ... Charles Remington
 1979 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Howard Benson
- Louise's Convention (1979) ... Howard Benson
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Duke Peter Dushan
- The Pride and the Princess (1976) ... Duke Peter Dushan
 1976 The Front
Young Man At Party
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Alternate Names:

Sam MacMurray | Sam Mcmurray

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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(2012) People come up and quote lines from The Wizard, and I don't know what the hell they're talking about. It was [directed by] Todd Holland, who of course went on to much success with Garry Shandling [on The Larry Sanders Show] and so forth. I had a good time on the set. It was interesting, 'cause Christian Slater was breaking out big, although the star really of the moment was Fred Savage. I ... See more »

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