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Jan Murray (I) (1916–2006)

First and foremost a stand-up comedian, this top banana of the "borscht belt" circuit (at age 19) relied on amiable Jewish ethnic humor for longtime career sustenance. He also relied on his multi-talented gifts as an actor, master of ceremonies, game show host and raconteur. Handsome, Bronx-born, gravel-toned Jan Murray was born in 1917 as Murray ... See full bio »

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 1989 My Two Dads (TV Series)
Uncle Raymond
- You Love Me, Right? (1989) ... Uncle Raymond
 1987 It's a Living (TV Series)
Dickie Doodle
- The Dickie Doodle Show (1987) ... Dickie Doodle
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Bay Fetner
- Killer in a Halloween Mask (1985) ... Bay Fetner
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Leo Dikeman
- What's So Funny? (1985) ... Leo Dikeman
 1984 Fear City
Goldstein
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Johnny Booth
- Still Alive at Five (1984) ... Johnny Booth
 1982 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Jan Murray
- Scavenger Hunt (1982) ... Jan Murray
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Ron Ellison
- Forget Me Not/The Quiz Masters (1982) ... Ron Ellison
 1981 History of the World: Part I
Nothing Vendor - The French Revolution
 1980 The Dream Merchants (TV Movie)
Murray Tucker
 1977 The Practice (TV Series)
Harry
- Oh, Brother (1977) ... Harry
 1976 Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (TV Movie)
Jethro Swain
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Ralph Caesar
- The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep (1976) ... Ralph Caesar
 1976 The Cop and the Kid (TV Series)
Harry
- Danger: Men Working (1976) ... Harry
 1974 Roll, Freddy, Roll! (TV Movie)
Big Sid Kane
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Ichabod Grace
- The Vampire (1974) ... Ichabod Grace
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Tony Sargent
- Shadow Play (1971) ... Tony Sargent
 1971 The Day of the Wolves
No. 1
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Happy Couple")
- Love and the Happy Couple/Love and the Understanding (1970) ... (segment "Love and the Happy Couple")
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Doc Haller
- Battle at Gannon's Bridge (1970) ... Doc Haller
 1970 Which Way to the Front?
Sid Hackle
 1968 The Angry Breed
Mori Thompson
 1968 A Man Called Dagger
Rudolph Koffman / Hans Leitel
 1968 Good Morning, World (TV Series)
Mickey Mouze
- Here Comes the Bribe (1968) ... Mickey Mouze
 1968 Cowboy in Africa (TV Series)
Trevor Wellington
- African Rodeo: Part 2 (1968) ... Trevor Wellington
- African Rodeo: Part 1 (1968) ... Trevor Wellington
 1967 Tarzan and the Great River
Captain Sam Bishop
 1967 The Busy Body
Murray Foster
 1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Simon Sweet
- The Hula Doll Affair (1967) ... Simon Sweet
 1966 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Peter Shannon
- Lucy and the Soap Opera (1966) ... Peter Shannon
 1965 Who Killed Teddy Bear
Lt. Dave Madden
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Dr. Abernathy
- Who Killed Mother Goose? (1965) ... Dr. Abernathy
 1962 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Jan Murray
- Boom, Boom, Boom (1962) ... Jan Murray
 1961 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Kenny Hallerton
- A Million Dollar Property (1961) ... Kenny Hallerton
 1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Cletis Madden
- The Empty Shell (1961) ... Cletis Madden
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Lindsey
- The Jameson Case (1956) ... Lindsey
 1956 Treasure Hunt (TV Series)
Host (1956-1959)
 1955 Jan Murray Time (TV Series)
Host
 1952 Meet Your Match (TV Series)
Host
 1951 Go Lucky (TV Series)
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Appeared on Hostess Lee Phillip's NBC talk show on November 26, 1963. See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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There's no medicine like being on stage hearing people laugh. See more »

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Performed in Israel to raise funds for Hebrew University. See more »

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Libra

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