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A Scion of Hollywood's Golden Age, and familiar to young audiences worldwide as "Dean Rivers", the comically inept headmaster of Pacific Coast Academy, in Nickelodeon's Zoey 101 (2005), Mr Murray has fashioned a respectable career in Film, Television and on Stage over the past four decades. Known for his distinct voice and laid back, wise guy ... See full bio »
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Parks and Recreation Nick Newport Sr.
Zoey 101
Zoey 101 Dean Rivers
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 2017 Cockroaches (post-production)
Police Officer at Hotel Suite
 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Officer Olson
- Part 1 (2017) ... Officer Olson
 2016 Castle (TV Series)
Mr. Geoffrey Northcliff
- The Blame Game (2016) ... Mr. Geoffrey Northcliff
 2015 NCIS (TV Series)
Joseph Mallard
- Spinning Wheel (2015) ... Joseph Mallard
 2014 Scandal (TV Series)
Dr. Murray Levine
- We Do Not Touch the First Ladies (2014) ... Dr. Murray Levine
 2013 Clubhouse
Clarke Wilcox
 2012 Touch (TV Series)
Montreal Doctor
 2009 Saving Grace (TV Series)
Leroy Johnson
- Am I Going to Lose Her? (2009) ... Leroy Johnson
 2008 Generation Gap (TV Movie)
Sheriff Brown
 2008 Mad Men (TV Series)
Phil Mathewson
 2006 Smokin' Aces
Sergeant / Chief
 2005 The Man
Homeless Man
 2005 Carnivàle (TV Series)
 2004 A Place Called Home (TV Movie)
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Uniformed Officer
- Devil May Care (2004) ... Uniformed Officer
 2003 Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood (Video)
Whitaker (as Chris Murray)
 2003 The Commission
Agent Cortlandt Cunningham
 2003 Hunter (TV Series)
Blackie Tulanian
- Vaya Sin Dios (2003) ... Blackie Tulanian
 2001-2003 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Firechief Bill / Officer #1
- Stand Up (2003) ... Firechief Bill
- Consideration (2001) ... Officer #1
 2002 The Agency (TV Series)
Inspector David Brennan
- Elite Meat to Eat (2002) ... Inspector David Brennan
 2002 24 (TV Series)
- Day 2: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (2002) ... Dockerty
 2002 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Detetctive Ballard
- The Bloody Hand (2002) ... Detetctive Ballard
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Tony Phillips
- Two Cathedrals (2001) ... Tony Phillips
 2000 Hollywood Off-Ramp (TV Series)
- On My List (2000)
 1999 Profiler (TV Series)
- Old Ghosts (1999) ... Tom
 1999 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Dylan's Community Service Boss
- I'm Married (1999) ... Dylan's Community Service Boss
 1999 Nice Guys Sleep Alone
 1998 Buddy Faro (TV Series)
Emmit Kornhaven
- Get Me Cody Swift (1998) ... Emmit Kornhaven
 1998 Route 9 (TV Movie)
 1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
Special Agent Rick Flowers
- Gotterdammerung (1998) ... Special Agent Rick Flowers
 1997 Dante's Peak
 1996 Norma Jean & Marilyn (TV Movie)
Doc Goddard
 1996 JAG (TV Series)
Colonel Gordon
- High Ground (1996) ... Colonel Gordon
 1995 Courthouse (TV Series)
Detective Eric Ford
- Injustice for All (1995) ... Detective Eric Ford
 1995 Virtuosity
Matthew Grimes
 1995 Just Cause
Detective T.J. Wilcox
 1994 Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (TV Movie)
Mike Royston
 1993 Spree
 1993 The Pelican Brief
 1993 Fatal Instinct
Investigator #1 (uncredited)
 1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Phil Coile
- Love's Deadly Desire (1993) ... Phil Coile
 1992 Grass Roots (TV Movie)
 1992 She Woke Up (TV Movie)
Reporter #1
 1991 The Walter Ego (Short)
Singing Tomato
 1990-1991 The Flash (TV Series)
Williams / Highway Patrolman
- The Trickster (1991) ... Williams
- Pilot (1990) ... Highway Patrolman (uncredited)
 1990 China Beach (TV Series)
Navy Surgeon
- One Small Step (1990) ... Navy Surgeon
 1989 See You in the Morning
Group Therapy Patient
 1988 And God Created Woman
 1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
- Promises to Keep (1987) ... Comando
 1985 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
- Sort of Looking for Gina (1985) ... Syl
 1985 Our Family Honor (TV Series)
Television reporter
- Pilot (1985) ... Television reporter (uncredited)
 1984 Mister Roberts (TV Movie)
Shore Patrolman
 1983 I Am the Cheese
Eric Peterson
 1981 The Patricia Neal Story (TV Movie)
 1981 Family Reunion (TV Movie)
Arthur Lyman
 1980 Knots Landing (TV Series)
- Home is for Healing (1980) ... Les
 1976 All the President's Men
Photo Aide
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Mountie McGraw (1995)
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Studied with Wynn Handman of the American Place Theater in New York City, where he was a classmate of Chris Cooper, Tom Wright and Hunt Block. Took the spot vacated by Christopher Walken, who had dropped out to film The Deer Hunter (1978). See more »

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