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Michael J. Murphy (II) (1951–2015)

Michael J. Murphy was born on September 22, 1951. He was a director and writer, known for Death Run (1987), Happy Ever After (1974) and The Return of Alan Strange (2016). He died on April 10, 2015. See full bio »


(age 63)

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Known For

Death Run Director
Happy Ever After Director
Skare Director


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 2015 Nekros
 2013 Zk3
 2007 Skare
 2005 Roxi (TV Movie) (as Mike Murphy)
 1999 Tristan
 1993 Road to Nowhere (Video)
 1991 Second Sight (Video)
 1991/II Atlantis
 1990 Torment
 1989 Moonchild
 1989 Avalon (Video)
 1987 Death Run
 1985 Bloodstream
 1983 The Hereafter (as Michael Melsack)
 1982 Stay
 1982 The Cell (Short)
 1979 Almost a Movie (Short)
 1978 Insight (Short)
 1977 Secrets (Short)
 1971 Gods and Heroes (TV Movie)
 1966 Boadicea
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Alternate Names:

Carl Humphries | Michael Melsack | Mike Melsack | Mike Murphy

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MJM's production company has used many different spellings for its trading name - Merlin, Murlin, and Murlyn. Posthumously the trading name was created to primarily deal with internet streaming licensing of Murphy's titles. See more »



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