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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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Novel: Trace: Once a Mutt See more »


Alternate Names:

Warren B. Murphy
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Early on, when The Destroyer series was just getting started, Dick Sapir and I agreed that we did not want to keep writing the same tale over and over, which was the usual procedure in series books at the time. That led to us tweaking the rigorous confines of the action-adventure novel into a vehicle where we could write about myth and magic, androids and vampires, fantasy and its corollary, ... See more »

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Won the Edgar Allan Poe Award in 1985 for his novel "Grandmaster" (co-authored with Molly Cochran). See more »

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Frequently writes with a collaborator

Star Sign:

Virgo

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