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Ken Murray (I) (1903–1988)

He wasn't a natural, instinctive talent but entertainer Ken Murray had solid breeding to rely on. Born in 1903 in New York City, his father was a vaudeville comic and Ken taught himself to dance, sing, tell jokes, and even perform rope tricks to try and get ahead. It paid off. Touring in an act with his first wife, Ken was soon headlining the ... See full bio »

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 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
Souvenir Salesman
 1968 The Power
Grover
 1963 Son of Flubber
Mr. Hurley
 1953 The Marshal's Daughter
'Smiling Billy' Murray
 1949 Red Light
Ken Murray
 1942 Juke Box Jenny
Malcolm Hammond
 1941 Swing It Soldier
Jerry Traynor
 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's
Barney Nelson
 1938 Wedding Yells (Short)
Ken
 1938 Swing, Sister, Swing
Nap Sisler
 1937 You're a Sweetheart
Don King
 1937 Doctor Cupid (Short)
 1937/II Mail and Female (Short)
 1936 Can't Think of It (Short)
 1936 The Oily Bird (Short)
 1936 The Wife of the Party (Short)
Sassafras
 1933 From Headquarters
Mac
 1933 Disgraced!
Jim McGuire
 1932 Crooner
Peter Sturgis
 1932 Ladies of the Jury
Spencer B. Dazy
 1930 Leathernecking
Frank
 1929 Half Marriage
Charles Turner
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(8/26/65) Appeared in the television special "Hollywood Traveling Stars" hosted by Bill Burrud. Also appearing were Gypsy Rose Lee, Victor Jory and Lloyd Nolan. See more »
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Personal Quote:

On Hollywood: "A place where you spend more than make on things you don't need to impress people you don't like."

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Two sons by Cleatus, Kenneth Doncourt Jr (14 Sep 1942 - May 1979) and Cort Murray, and two daughters by Bette, Pamela Ann Murray and Janie Murray. See more »

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