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Stephen Murray (I) (1912–1983)

Stephen Murray was born on September 6, 1912 in Partney, Lincolnshire, England as Stephen Umfreville H. Murray. He was an actor, known for The Nun's Story (1959), Alice in Wonderland (1949) and The Magnet (1950). He was married to Joan Butterfield. He died on March 31, 1983 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 70) in London, England, UK
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Known For

The Nun's Story
The Nun's Story Chaplain (Father Andre)
Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll / The Knave of Hearts
The Magnet
The Magnet Dr. Brent
The Door in the Wall
The Door in the Wall Sir Frank Wallace


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 1981 The House on the Hill (TV Series)
Archie Maitland
- The Mistress of the House (1981) ... Archie Maitland
 1980 The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (TV Series)
- The Minds of Men (1980) ... Thucydides
- The Classical Age (1980) ... Thucydides
- The Greek Beginning (1980) ... Thucydides
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- Electric in the City (1980) ... Richard
 1979 Saint Joan (TV Movie)
 1978 Scorpion Tales (TV Series)
Commodore Jacobs
- Truth or Consequence (1978) ... Commodore Jacobs
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Father John Cuchlain
- Stargazy on Zummerdown (1978) ... Father John Cuchlain
 1974-1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Lord Charles Cantilupe / Sir William Collyer
- Waste (1977) ... Lord Charles Cantilupe
 1977 Z Cars (TV Series)
- The Fall of Wiskers Castle (1977) ... Wiskers
 1973-1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Pope Pius XII / Mr. Richardson
- Jack Point (1973) ... Mr. Richardson
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series)
Dr. Bransby
- William Wilson (1976) ... Dr. Bransby
 1975 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Sir Edward Cockerell
- Truth Won't Out (1975) ... Sir Edward Cockerell
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
King Edward I
- The Wallace (1975) ... King Edward I
 1974 A Private Matter (TV Movie)
Mervyn Dakyns
 1974 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- A Private Matter (1974) ... Merv
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Sir Richard Cresswell
- Hidden Scars: Part 1 (1974) ... Sir Richard Cresswell
 1966-1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Captain Redfern / Richard Tremayne
- The Japanese Student (1973) ... Captain Redfern
- The Window (1966) ... Richard Tremayne
 1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Angusthorpe
- The Grass Widows (1971) ... Mr. Angusthorpe
 1960-1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Lord Graham Baynton / Geoffrey James
- The Escape Club (1968)
- Ready for Glory (1966) ... Lord Graham Baynton
- I'll Have You to Remember (1960) ... Geoffrey James
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
President of the court
- The Burning Bush (1967) ... President of the court
 1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Dr. Alistair Campbell
- The Sons of the Hounds (1967) ... Dr. Alistair Campbell
 1966 The Schoolmaster (TV Movie)
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Jean-Paul Guillaume
- The Schoolmaster (1966) ... Jean-Paul Guillaume
 1963 Master Spy
Boris Turganev
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
- Drama '62: Court Martial (1962) ... Mathews
 1962 Suspense (TV Series)
Graham Reed
- The Man in My Shoes (1962) ... Graham Reed
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Joseph Brack / Felix Pilgrim
- The High Mountain (1962) ... Sir Joseph Brack
- Marriage Lines (1961) ... Felix Pilgrim
 1961 I'll Have You to Remember (TV Movie)
George James
 1961 Element of Doubt (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
William Ewart Gladstone
- Old Man in a Hurry (1960) ... William Ewart Gladstone
 1958-1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Alec Strannack / Svengali / The Duke of Laterraine
- Marriage Settlement (1960) ... Alec Strannack
- Trilby (1959) ... Svengali
- The Duke in Darkness (1958) ... The Duke of Laterraine
 1959 The Traitor (TV Movie)
 1959 The Nun's Story
Chaplain (Father Andre)
 1958 Double Bill: Pariah and the Stronger (TV Short)
The Archaeologist (Pariah)
 1950-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Iago / Arthur Denver / David Steele / ...
- The Shadow of Doubt (1958) ... Arthur Denver
- Dark Victory (1956) ... David Steele
- Such Men Are Dangerous (1954) ... Count Pahlen
- Othello/II (1950) ... Iago
- Othello (1950) ... Iago
 1958 The Age of Innocence (TV Movie)
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Bill Meyers
- Cry Silence (1958) ... Bill Meyers
 1957 At the Stroke of Nine
Stephen Garrett
 1957 The Queen and the Rebels (TV Movie)
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
- A Matter of Honour (1956) ... Grosjean
 1956 Adventure Theater (TV Series)
- The Stranger on the Sea (1956) ... Cartwell
 1956 The Door in the Wall (Short)
Sir Frank Wallace
 1956 Guilty?
 1956 The Alien Sky (TV Movie)
Tom Gower
 1955 Thunder Rock (TV Movie)
David Charleston
 1954 Montserrat (TV Movie)
 1954 La mano dello straniero
British Consul in Venice
 1953 Four Sided Triangle
 1952 Affair in Monte Carlo
Father Andre Benoit
 1950 The Magnet
Dr. Brent
 1949 Now Barabbas
 1949 For Them That Trespass
Christopher Drew
 1949 Macbeth/II (TV Movie)
 1949 Macbeth (TV Movie)
 1948 My Brother Jonathan
Dr. Craig
 1947 The Master of Bankdam
Zebediah Crowther
 1946 Don Juan (TV Movie)
Lord Framlingham
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
Dr. Stephan Petrovitch
 1942 The Next of Kin
Mr. Barratt (as L/C Stephen Murray)
 1939 Bridge-Head (TV Movie)
Stephen Moore
 1939 Marco Millions (TV Movie)
 1938 Pygmalion
Second Policeman
 1937 Ghosts (TV Movie)
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
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Replaced Dennis Price as "No. 1" of the island draft in the BBC radio series, "The Navy Lark", after the first series. He stayed in the role from October 1959, until the programme was taken off the air in January 1976 (but he was also in the final programme as a one-off special in July 1977). See more »

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Alternate Names:

L/C Stephen Murray


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British stage, screen and radio actor. He was the son of a reverend, trained for acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London. He started on stage in 1933 at Stratford-upon-Avon. See more »


Often played statesmen and authoritarian roles

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