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Alan Robert Murray (1954–2021)

Alan Murray began his career in sound in the mid seventies at Paramount Studios. Under the tutelage of Howard Beals, (Cecil B. DeMille's personal sound editor), Alan developed his craft working on a wide range of motion pictures including: "The Warriors (1979)", "Grease (1978)", and "Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)". In 1978, Alan began a ... See full bio »

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Sicario Sound Department
American Sniper Sound Department
A Star Is Born Sound Department
Letters from Iwo Jima Sound Department


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 2021 Cry Macho (Supervising Sound Editor)
 2021 Those Who Wish Me Dead (supervising sound editor)
 2020 Birds of Prey (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Richard Jewell (supervising sound editor)
 2019 Joker (supervising sound editor)
 2018 The Mule (supervising sound editor)
 2018/I Interference (sound)
 2018 A Star Is Born (supervising sound editor)
 2018 Yellowstone (TV Series) (supervising sound editor - 9 episodes)
- The Unravelling: Part 2 (2018) ... (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
- The Unravelling: Part 1 (2018) ... (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
- A Monster Is Among Us (2018) ... (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
- The Remembering (2018) ... (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
- Coming Home (2018) ... (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 2018 22 Willowbrook (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2018 Sicario: Day of the Soldado (supervising sound editor)
 2018 The 15:17 to Paris (supervising sound editor)
 2017 Wind River (supervising sound editor)
 2016 Sully (supervising sound editor)
 2016/II Arrival (sound effects editor)
 2015 Sicario (supervising sound editor)
 2014 American Sniper (supervising sound editor)
 2014 Jersey Boys (supervising sound editor)
 2014 300: Rise of an Empire (supervising sound editor)
 2013 Prisoners (supervising sound editor)
 2012 Trouble with the Curve (supervising sound editor)
 2011 J. Edgar (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Hereafter (supervising sound editor)
 2010 Edge of Darkness (supervising sound editor)
 2009 Invictus (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Gran Torino (supervising sound editor)
 2008 Changeling (supervising sound editor)
 2008 The Great Buck Howard (supervising sound editor)
 2007 Rails & Ties (sound)
 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima (supervising sound editor)
 2006 Flags of Our Fathers (supervising sound editor)
 2005 The Legend of Zorro (supervising sound editor)
 2004 Million Dollar Baby (supervising sound editor)
 2003 Mystic River (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Blood Work (supervising sound editor)
 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (co-supervising sound editor)
 2001 Heartbreakers (supervising sound editor)
 2001 The Shrink Is In (sound editor)
 2000 The Replacements (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Space Cowboys (supervising sound editor)
 2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell (sound effects editor)
 1999 Dudley Do-Right (supervising sound editor)
 1999 The 13th Warrior (supervising sound editor)
 1999 True Crime (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Quest for Camelot (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (supervising sound editor)
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (supervising sound effects editor)
 1997 Absolute Power (supervising sound editor)
 1996 Eraser (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1996 Up Close & Personal (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (supervising sound editor)
 1995 The Bridges of Madison County (supervising sound editor)
 1995 The Stars Fell on Henrietta (supervising sound editor)
 1994 The Road to Wellville (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Exit to Eden (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Milk Money (supervising sound editor)
 1993 A Perfect World (supervising sound editor)
 1993 The Thing Called Love (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1993 Indecent Proposal (supervising sound editor)
 1992 Unforgiven (supervising sound editor)
 1992 Radio Flyer (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (supervising sound editor)
 1991 New Jack City (supervising sound editor)
 1990 The Rookie (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (supervising sound editor)
 1990 White Hunter Black Heart (supervising sound editor)
 1990 Hard to Kill (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1989 Lethal Weapon 2 (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Pink Cadillac (supervising sound editor)
 1988 Scrooged (supervising sound editor)
 1988 The Dead Pool (supervising sound editor)
 1988 Bird (supervising sound editor)
 1988 Above the Law (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1987 Like Father Like Son (supervising sound editor)
 1987 Fatal Attraction (supervising sound editor)
 1987 Lionheart (supervising sound editor - as Allan Murray)
 1987 Who's That Girl (supervising sound editor)
 1987 Lethal Weapon (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Heartbreak Ridge (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1986 Ratboy (sound effects editor)
 1986 Fire with Fire (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Desert Bloom (supervising sound editor)
 1985 Pale Rider (supervising sound effects editor)
 1985 Ladyhawke (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1984 City Heat (sound effects editor)
 1984 Bolero (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1984 Tightrope (sound effects editor) / (supervising sound editor)
 1984 Windy City (sound effects editor - as Alan Murray)
 1983 Sudden Impact (sound effects editor)
 1983 National Lampoon's Vacation (sound editor)
 1982 Honkytonk Man (sound effects editor)
 1982 Firefox (sound effects editor)
 1982 The Challenge (sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1981 Zorro: The Gay Blade (supervising sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice (supervising sound editor)
 1980 Any Which Way You Can (sound effects editor)
 1980 Bronco Billy (sound effects editor)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1979 North Dallas Forty (sound effects editor - as Alan Murray)
 1979 Escape from Alcatraz (sound effects editor)
 1979 The Warriors (sound effects editor - as Allan Murray)
 1978 Oliver's Story (sound effects editor - as Alan Murray)
 1978 The Clone Master (TV Movie) (sound editor - as Alan Murray)
 1978 Perfect Gentlemen (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1978 American Hot Wax (sound effects editor - as Alan Murray)
 1977 First Love (sound effects editor - as Alan Murray)
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Alternate Names:

Alan Murray | Allan Murray


Debbie  (his death)  (3 children)

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Father of "Starting Over" TV reality show roommate/graduate Hailey Murray.


Frequently worked on Clint Eastwood films.

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