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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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Known For

You've Got Mail
You've Got Mail Soundtrack
(1998)
The Dictator
The Dictator Soundtrack
(2012)
Air Bud
Air Bud Soundtrack
(1997)
Beyond the Sea
Beyond the Sea Soundtrack
(2004)

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 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Glenn Close/Jay Baruchel/Candice Thompson (2017) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 2016 Can't Touch This (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Best of and Unseen (2016) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crissy Rock (2016) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- World of Fail (2013) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 2013 Celebrity Splash! Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heat 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 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 Konferenz der Tiere (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Murray Kaufman)
 2010 Standing Ovation (writer: "Splish Splash")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (2007) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Jean Murray)
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Jean Murray)
 2004 Beyond the Sea (writer: "Splish Splash" (1958) - as Jean Murray)
 1998 You've Got Mail (writer: "Splish Splash" - 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)
 1989 Dream Baby (TV Movie) (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Jean Murray, uncredited)
 1989 Playboy: Wet & Wild (Video documentary) (writer: "Splish Splash")
 1988 Aloha Summer (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Jean Murray)
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Jean Murray)
 1986 Living Seas (TV Movie) (writer: "Splish Splash")
 1983 Roman Za'ir (writer: "Splish Splash")
 1979 Star Treatment (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Koffee 'n' Kreme (1979) ... (writer: "Rubber Ball/Splish Splash/Lipstick on Your Collar/Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini/Please Don't Tease/Mr. Bass Man")
 1978 American Hot Wax (writer: "Splish Splash" - as Jean Murray)
 1976 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1976) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 1974 Happy Days (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Give the Band a Hand (1974) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
- Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (1974) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 1958 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.23 (1958) ... (writer: "Splish Splash")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Songwriter: Co-wrote (w/Bobby Darin) "Splish Splash", a hit for Darin.

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Alternate Names:

Murray Kaufman
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Trivia:

Father of 'Peter Altschuler'. See more »

Nickname:

The Fifth Beatle

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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