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J.J. Murphy (I) (1928–2014)

J.J. Murphy was born on May 7, 1928 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was an actor, known for Cal (1984), Angela's Ashes (1999) and Ein verhexter Sommer (1989). He was married to Mary. He died on August 8, 2014 in Belfast. See full bio »

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Cal Man in Library
Angela's Ashes
Angela's Ashes St. Vincent Man #2
Mickybo and Me
Mickybo and Me Elderly Husband


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 2015 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Denys Mallister
- The House of Black and White (2015) ... Denys Mallister (as JJ Murphy)
 2014 Dracula Untold
The Village Elder (uncredited)
 2013 Faraway
 2007 The Morning News (Short)
 2004 Mickybo and Me
Elderly Husband
 2002 Puckoon
 1999 Angela's Ashes
St. Vincent Man #2
 1989 Ein verhexter Sommer (TV Movie)
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
- Absence of Chalice (1989) ... Kelly
 1988 God's Frontiersmen (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1984 Cal
Man in Library
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 2007 James Ellis: An Actor's Life (TV Movie)
Himself - Actor

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JJ Murphy

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Best known as a stage actor; he trained with the Ulster Group Theatre School in 1948. He worked for many years at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast.

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