Mini Bio (1)
A native of County Kerry in Ireland, Murphy began his career in Dublin where he trained in the Focus Theater which produced talent such as Liam Neeson and Gabriel Byrne.
Currently living in California, Murphy is one of the most recognized and sought after villains working in television today. Recurring roles have included Galaan in FX hit Sons of Anarchy, and "Sidorov" on ratings giant NCIS: LA. Other guest roles have included ABC's Revenge, Showtime's Shameless, AMC's Hell On Wheels, A&E's Longmire and USA's Burn Notice. Executive Producer Erica Silverman said to Entertainment Weekly "Ian Doyle, thanks to Timothy Murphy was probably the best bad guy we've ever had." during his powerful 6 ep arc on CBS's Criminal Minds as "Ian Doyle". A lifetime member of the Actors Studio, Murphy is an award winning stage actor and was nominated for Best Actor in Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Other awards have included best ensemble for The Lost Plays of Tennessee Williams and best revival for the Brecht Musical Happy End.
Feature credits include Disney's Lone Ranger opposite Johnny Depp; Appaloosa starring and directed by Ed Harris; Jorma Taccone's comedy Macgruber opposite Val Kilmer; National Treasure: Book of Secrets with Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris and the Indies Not That Funny opposite Tony Hale.
Future work to be released in 2014 includes leading roles in; Jason Momoa's directorial debut Road to Paloma, The Indie Western Ambush At Dark Canyon and Looms by the Funk Brothers and early in the new year Murphy will be seen filming Tooken, a comedy spoof on Liam Neeson's Taken.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Timothy V Murphy