Together with Ronald Reagan
and Gary Cooper
, Murphy recorded an album in the 1950s entitled "Communist Infiltration of Hollywood in the 1940s" (Source: Time magazine, 1/19/98, p. 12).
5' 11" (1.80 m)
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Two members of my profession who are not urgently needed by my profession, Mr. Ronald Reagan and Mr. George Murphy, entered politics, and they've done extremely well. Since there has been no reciprocal tendency in the other direction, it suggests to me that our job is still more difficult than their new one. - Peter Ustinov
Upon his election to the Senate, singer/satirist Tom Lehrer
good-naturedly saluted him in the song "George Murphy" as "at last we've got a senator who can really sing and dance." Lehrer went on to say that "we can't expect America to win against its foes without someone in the Senate who can really tap his toes." If Murphy had any thoughts on this joking tribute, they weren't recorded for ...