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Johnny Murphy (I) (1943–2016)

Johnny Murphy was born on October 2, 1943 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Commitments (1991), Into the West (1992) and Angela's Ashes (1999). He died on February 22, 2016 in Dublin. See full bio »


(age 72) in Dublin, Ireland

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Known For

The Commitments
The Commitments Joey 'The Lips' Fagan
Into the West
Into the West Tracker
Angela's Ashes
Waiting for Godot


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 1999 Angela's Ashes
 1999 Double Carpet
 1997 I Went Down
Sonny Mulligan
 1997 How to Cheat in the Leaving Certificate
School Caretaker
 1995 An Awfully Big Adventure
One Eye
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Carney
 1994 War of the Buttons
 1992 Into the West
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Jack Wilson
- Previous Convictions (1992) ... Jack Wilson
 1991 The Commitments
Joey 'The Lips' Fagan
 1990 Fools of Fortune
Mr. Sweeney
 1990 Hard Shoulder (TV Movie)
Charlie Henshaw
 1988 Da
Mourner (as John Murphy)
 1987 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Liam O'Malley
- Steeled with a Kiss: Part 1 (1987) ... Liam O'Malley
 1985 Black Silk (TV Series)
 1984 Pigs
Detective 1
 1983 The Irish R.M. (TV Series)
Police Constable
- Trinket's Colt (1983) ... Police Constable
 1981 Desecration
Seán Keating
 1981 Our Boys (Short)
Van Driver
 1981 The Manions of America (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Fleming
- Part I (1981) ... Dr. Fleming (as John Murphy)
 1981 Light Years Away
Man in bar (as John Murphy)
 1980 Teresa's Wedding (TV Movie)
Screw Doyle (as John Murphy)
 1980 Double Piquet (Short)
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Kevin Collins
- Katie: The Year of a Child (1979) ... Kevin Collins (as John Murphy)
 1979 The Outsider
Mr. Flynn (as John Murphy)
 1978 Teems of Times (TV Series)
Larry Clancy / Liam Clancy
- No Death Without Dignity (1978) ... Larry Clancy (as John Murphy)
- Made for Measure (1978) ... Liam Clancy (as John Murphy)
 1978 The Spike (TV Series)
- The Horses of Instruction, Part 2 (1978) ... (as John Murphy)
 1976 Wheels (Short)
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Other Works:

September/October 2008. Playing Estragon in Gate Theatre production of Waiting For Godot. Touring Ireland.

Alternate Names:

John Murphy

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