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Murray the 'K' (1922–1982)

Murray the K was born Murray Kaufman in New York, New York, on 14 February 1922. After an early career as a song-plugger, he moved into radio and in 1958 joined 1010 WINS. He remained there for seven years, becoming the most popular New York radio DJ. He was an early supporter of singer Bobby Darin, inspired and then 'broke' his hit single, '... See full bio »

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 2012 The Dictator (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Murray Kaufman)
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Naughty Trends (2011) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 2010 Standing Ovation (writer: "Splish Splash")
 2004 Beyond the Sea (writer: "Splish Splash" (1958) - as Jean Murray)
 1997 Air Bud (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Jean Murray)
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Miss Deep South - June 7, 1958 (1990) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 1988 Aloha Summer (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Jean Murray)
 1976 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1976) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
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In 1963 took his 1010WINS NYC Radio show to the High Schools in the New York City area as part of a "stay in school" campaign. See more »

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