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Warren Murphy

Warren Murphy was born in Jersey City, where he worked as a reporter and editor. After the Korean war, he drifted into politics, "but when everybody I worked for went to jail, I thought God was sending me a message to find a new line of work." The first Destroyer novel followed soon after. He has been an adjunct professor at Moravian College, ... See full bio »
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 1989 Lethal Weapon 2 (story)
 1988 Murphy's Law (TV Series) (based upon characters created by - 1 episode)
- Where Are My Socks and Other Mysteries of Love (1988) ... (based upon characters created by)
 1988 Remo Williams: The Prophecy (TV Movie) ("The Destroyer" novel series)
 1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (novel "The Destroyer")
 1975 The Eiger Sanction (screenplay - as Warren B. Murphy)

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Short story: A Public Duty See more »

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Warren B. Murphy

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[on co-writing Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)] Shane Black and I were contracted to work on the screenplay together. But partnering is very difficult, especially if one of the partners is a contentious pain-in-the-butt like I am. Eventually, we turned in a draft, took a story credit, and went our separate ways. Shane is, by the way, simply a great film writer. See more »


Formed Happy House Productions in 1994 with his wife Nancy Cartwright (the voice of Bart Simpson). See more »


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