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Overview (2)

Born in Forest Gate, London, England, UK
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Billy Murray has entertained British Television audiences for over thirty years.

He is perhaps best known for his role as DS Don Beech in ITV series The Bill (1984), and has also appeared in EastEnders (1985) as the crime boss "Johnnie Allen".

His on-screen presence is very much underrated and thanks to his charismatic manner Murray has always given convincing edge and depth to the characters he portrays.

He was set to play Derek "Del Boy" Trotter in Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) but was replaced at the last minute by David Jason due to conflicting production schedules.

Pick any popular mainstream long lived British drama or comedy over the past two decades and you will probably find that Billy Murray has had guest-starring roles in most of them at one time or another.

He is the father of actress Jaime Murray, who plays the gorgeous Stacie in the runaway hit drama Hustle (2004) on BBC 1.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A J Lewis

Spouse (2)

? (? - ?) (1 child)
Elaine ? (? - present) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Graduated from the famous East 15 Acting School.
Supports West Ham United Football Club.
Father of Jaime Murray
Since release of hugely popular console and P.C. game 'Call Of Duty 4' he has become a cult video game hero in the form of the S.A.S.'s Captain Price.
Starred in both film adaptations (Rise of the Footsoldier (2007) and Essex Boys (2000)) based on the true events of the Essex killings of December 6th, 1995.
Ranked #48 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Johnny Allen (2010).
Ranked #59 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Johnny Allen (2015).
Major supporter of the Conservative Party.

Salary (2)

Up the Junction (1968) £300
Freight (2010) £175,000

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