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Audie Murphy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Audie Leon Murphy (June 20, 1924 – May 28, 1971)  was a fifth grade dropout from an extremely poor family who became the most decorated American soldier of World War II. After the war he became a celebrated movie star for over two decades, appearing in 44 films.  He also found some success as a country music composer. Murphy became the most decorated United States soldier of the war during twenty-seven months in action in the European Theatre.  He received the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military's highest award for valor, along with 32 additional U.S. and foreign medals and citations, including five from France and one from Belgium. Murphy's successful movie career included To Hell and Back (1955), based on his book of the same title (1949) . He died in a plane crash in 1971 and was interred, with full military honors, in Arlington National Cemetery. Description above from the Wikipedia article Audie Murphy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 20, 1924 In Kingston, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven 1948-07-16
Latest Project:
Movie A Time for Dying 1982-06-02
Known For
Poster of Suspicion
Poster of Hollywood Preview
Poster of General Electric Theater
Poster of The Colgate Comedy Hour
Movie A Time for Dying Jesse James 1982-06-02
Movie 40 Guns to Apache Pass Capt. Bruce Coburn 1967-05-01
Movie Gunpoint Chad Lucas 1966-03-22
Movie Trunk to Cairo Mike Merrick 1966-06-02
Movie The Texican Jess Carlin 1966-11-01
Movie Arizona Raiders Clint Stewart 1965-08-01
Movie The Quick Gun Clint Cooper 1964-04-01
Movie Apache Rifles Capt. Jeff Stanton 1964-11-26
Movie Bullet for a Badman Logan Keliher 1964-09-01
Movie Showdown Chris Foster 1963-05-03
Movie Gunfight at Comanche Creek Bob 'Gif' Gifford aka Judd Tanner 1963-11-06
Movie Six Black Horses Ben Lane 1962-08-24
Movie Posse from Hell Banner Cole 1961-05-01
Movie Battle at Bloody Beach Craig Benson 1961-06-20
Series Whispering Smith Tom 'Whispering' Smith 1961-05-08
Movie The Unforgiven Cash Zachary 1960-01-01
Movie Hell Bent for Leather Clay 1960-02-01
Movie Seven Ways from Sundown Seven Ways from Sundown Jones 1960-09-25
Movie No Name on the Bullet John Gant 1959-02-01
Movie The Wild and the Innocent Yancey Hawks 1959-05-27
Movie Cast a Long Shadow Matt Brown 1959-08-24
Movie The Quiet American The American 1958-02-08
Movie The Gun Runners Sam Martin 1958-08-01
Movie Ride a Crooked Trail Joe Maybe 1958-09-01
Movie The Guns of Fort Petticoat Lt. Frank Hewitt 1957-04-01
Movie Joe Butterfly Pvt. Joe Woodley 1957-05-29
Series Suspicion Unknown 1957-09-30
Movie Night Passage The Utica Kid 1957-07-24
Movie World in My Corner Tommy Shea 1956-03-01
Movie Walk the Proud Land John Philip Clum 1956-08-31
Series Hollywood Preview Self 1955-09-14
Movie To Hell and Back Audie Murphy 1955-09-22
Movie Ride Clear of Diablo Clay O'Mara 1954-02-10
Movie Drums Across the River Gary Brannon 1954-06-01
Movie Destry Tom Destry 1954-12-01
Movie Gunsmoke Reb Kittredge 1953-03-01
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Tumbleweed Jim Harvey 1953-12-09
Movie Column South Lt. Jed Sayre 1953-05-20
Movie The Cimarron Kid Bill Doolin / The Cimarron Kid 1952-01-13
Movie The Duel at Silver Creek Luke Cromwell (The Silver Kid) 1952-08-01
Movie The Red Badge of Courage The Youth 1951-09-27
Movie The Kid from Texas William Bonney ('Billy the Kid') 1950-03-01
Series What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest 1950-02-02
Movie Kansas Raiders Jesse James 1950-08-19
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Movie Sierra Ring Hassard 1950-06-01
Movie Bad Boy Danny Lester 1949-02-22
Movie Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven Copy Boy 1948-07-16
Movie Beyond Glory Cadet Thomas 1948-08-03