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Thomas Francis Murphy

Thomas Francis Murphy was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1953. Early on in his adult life he made his living in dairy barns and on factory floors. He has trained as a hard hat diver, an ambulance driver, worked as a social worker, and freelance theatre critic. In his thirties, while living in Little Rock, AR, Murphy decided to take an acting class. The class changed his direction in life and acting suddenly filled the void. He spent over 20 years on the East Coast with a paintbrush in one hand and a script in the other while pursuing a career in the theatre. He trained with Shakespeare& Co of Lenox, MA and spent years performing in off off Broadway houses in New York where his work in the plays of Sam Shepard garnered high praise in the New York Times and several other publications. Murphy moved to New Orleans in 2013 and has worked across from many of Hollywood's A-list actors including Woody Harrelson in True Detective, Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave, and Keanu Reeves in The Whole Truth. Murphy also had principle roles in the soon to be released, Free State Of Jones, with Mathew McConaughey and Same Kind of Different As Me, with Greg Kinnear and Renee Zellweger, and as a somewhat series regular on Salem. He has appeared on American Horror, and a host of other projects.


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Born:
Jan 1, 1953 In Dayton, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
35
First Appeared:
In the movie Leatherheads 2008-03-24
Latest Project:
Movie One Way 2022
Known For
Poster of Jeepers Creepers 3
Poster of The Parallax Theory
Poster of Self/less
Poster of Terminator Genisys
Filmography
Movie One Way Unknown 2022
Movie Darlin' The Cardinal 2020-07-10
Movie Cut Throat City Manager Wyland 2020-07-31
Movie The Secrets We Keep Dr. Nussbaum 2020-09-16
Movie News of the World Mr. Farley 2020-12-25
Movie The Demonologist Victor 2019-01-01
Movie Out of Blue Slick 2019-03-22
Movie Faith Edgar 2019-11-01
Movie The Domestics Plowboy Jim 2018-06-28
Movie Jeepers Creepers 3 Mr. Bernardi 2017-09-26
Movie Same Kind of Different as Me Chef Jim 2017-10-20
Movie The Follower Walter 2016-04-17
Movie My Father, Die Preacher Michael 2016-03-12
Movie Free State of Jones Col. McLemore 2016-06-24
Movie The Whole Truth Crime Tech 2016-03-25
Movie Ozark Sharks Jones 2016-07-30
Series Bull Donovan McCandless 2016-09-20
Movie Abattoir Owner #1 2016-12-08
Movie Race to Win Unknown 2016-08-05
Movie Self/less Dr. Jensen 2015-07-10
Movie Focus Hustler 2015-02-25
Movie Sisters of the Plague Bob 2015-07-12
Movie Terminator Genisys Derelict 2015-06-23
Movie The Runner Shrimper 2015-08-07
Series The Parallax Theory Professor Douglas Baker 2015-09-22
Movie Zipper Agent Strellitz 2015-08-28
Movie Wicked Blood Bearded Man 2014-03-04
Movie Barefoot Mr. Bryant 2014-02-02
Movie Starve Michael 2014-10-03
Movie Ghost Shark Sheriff Martin (as Tom Francis Murphy) 2013-08-22
Series Rectify Lionel 2013-04-22
Movie 12 Years a Slave Patroller 2013-10-18
Movie The Baytown Outlaws Old Gas Station Clerk 2012-08-27
Series The Walking Dead Brion 2010-10-31
Movie Leatherheads Cook 2008-03-24