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Steve Kahan


Kahan is the cousin of film writer, producer and director Richard Donner. Kahan may be best known for playing the bedraggled "Captain Ed Murphy" trying to keep Mel Gibson and Danny Glover in check in the "Lethal Weapon" series of films. He has appeared in several television series as recurring characters as well. See full bio »

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Demolition Man Captain Healy
(1993)
Lethal Weapon 2 Captain Murphy
(1989)
Lethal Weapon 4 Captain Ed Murphy
(1998)
Lethal Weapon 3 Captain Murphy
(1992)

Filmography

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 2006 16 Blocks
Restaurant Owner
 2003 Timeline
Baker
 2001 Out Cold
Powder Room Bartender
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4
Captain Ed Murphy
 1997 Conspiracy Theory
Wilson (as Stephen Kahan)
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
Lou's Father
- Ultimate Weapon (1997) ... Lou's Father (as Stephen Kahan)
 1995 Assassins
Alan Branch (as Stephen Kahan)
 1995 Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home
Captain Nilson
 1994 Maverick
Dealer
 1994 The Favor
Helpful Fisherman
 1989-1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
William / Father
- Oil's Well That Ends Well (1993) ... William
- Dig That Cat... He's Real Gone (1989) ... Father (as Stephen Kahan)
 1993 Demolition Man
Captain Healy
 1993 Warlock: The Armageddon
Will Travis
 1992 Lethal Weapon 3
Captain Murphy
 1992 Homefront (TV Series)
Cop
- First Sign of Spring (1992) ... Cop
 1992 Dead On: Relentless II (Video)
Ibsen
 1992 Radio Flyer
Coffee Shop Manager (as Stephen Kahan)
 1991 Street Justice (TV Series)
Det. James Halloran
- Friendly Fire (1991) ... Det. James Halloran
 1991 WIOU (TV Series)
McVay / Michael McVay
- Three Women and a Baby (1991) ... McVay
- Labored Relations (1991) ... Michael McVay
 1990 Predator 2
Sergeant
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Larry Taylor
- Unacceptable Loss (1990) ... Larry Taylor
 1990 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Daniel
- M.D., P.O.V. (1990) ... Daniel
 1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Tom Diodati
- Soul Sacrifice (1989) ... Tom Diodati
 1989 Lethal Weapon 2
Captain Murphy
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Roy Parks
- Prediction: Murder (1989) ... Roy Parks
 1988 Scrooged
Technicians (as Stephen Kahan)
 1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings (TV Movie)
Paulis
 1987 Destination America (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Amico
 1987 Lethal Weapon
Capt. Ed Murphy
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Sgt. Wilson
- The Court-Martial: Part 2 (1987) ... Sgt. Wilson
- The Court-Martial: Part 1 (1987) ... Sgt. Wilson
 1987 The Last Fling (TV Movie)
Amigo de Jason
 1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Coach Edison
- The Blue Chip Stomp (1986) ... Coach Edison
 1985 Berrenger's (TV Series)
Nick Morrison
- Party Favors (1985) ... Nick Morrison
- Maelstrom (1985) ... Nick Morrison
- Hidden Agenda (1985) ... Nick Morrison
- Best Laid Plans (1985) ... Nick Morrison
- Power Play (1985) ... Nick Morrison
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Joe Daley
- El Capitan (1985) ... Joe Daley
 1983-1984 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Nick Morrison / Morrison
- Negotiations (1984) ... Morrison
- Yesterday It Rained (1984) ... Morrison
- Finishing Touches (1984) ... Nick Morrison
- I'll Tell You No Lies (1983) ... Nick Morrison
- Money Talks (1983) ... Nick Morrison
 1982 The Toy
State Trooper
 1981 Sanford (TV Series)
Councilman
- Freeway (1981) ... Councilman (as Stephen Kahan)
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Dengler
- Blue Chip Murder (1981) ... Dengler (as Stephen Kahan)
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Merv
- Reseda Rose (1981) ... Merv (as Stephen Kahan)
 1980 Inside Moves
Burt
 1978 Superman
Officer 1 (as Stephen Kahan)

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Stephen Kahan

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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He has appeared in fourteen films directed by his cousin Richard Donner: Superman (1978), Inside Moves (1980), The Toy (1982), Lethal Weapon (1987), Scrooged (1988), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Radio Flyer (1992), Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), Maverick (1994), Assassins (1995), Conspiracy Theory (1997), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), Timeline (2003) and 16 Blocks (2006). See more »

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