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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy 

Chris Abraham
Updated June 13, 2018 10.8k views 98 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Murphy. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Murphy on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Murphy as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Murphy along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Murphy, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Murphys include Eddie Murphy, Brittany Murphy, and Cillian Murphy, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 57 from New York City, USA, New York
Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, and singer. Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up ...more
Brittany Murphy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Dec. at 32 (1977-2009) from Georgia, USA, Atlanta
Brittany Anne Murphy-Monjack (born Brittany Anne Bertolotti; November 10, 1977 – December 20, 2009) was an American actress and singer. A native of Atlanta, Murphy moved to Los Angeles as a ...more
Cillian Murphy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 42 from Republic of Ireland, Douglas, County Cork
Cillian Murphy (; born 25 May 1976) is an Irish actor. He began his career performing as a rock musician. After turning down a record deal, he began his acting career in theatre, and in short ...more
Audie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Dec. at 46 (1925-1971) from Texas, USA, Kingston
Audie Leon Murphy (20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971) was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II. He received every military combat award for valor available from the U.S. ...more
Calvin Murphy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 70 from Norwalk, Connecticut
Calvin Jerome Murphy (born May 9, 1948) is an American retired professional basketball player who played as a guard for the NBA's San Diego/Houston Rockets from 1970 to 1983, and is a current ...more
Dale Murphy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 62 from Portland, Oregon
Dale Bryan Murphy (born March 12, 1956), is an American former professional baseball player. During an 18-year career in Major League Baseball (MLB) (1976–1993), he played as an outfielder, ...more
Larry Murphy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 57 from Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
Lawrence Thomas Murphy (born March 8, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently serves as a studio analyst for the Detroit Red Wings on Fox Sports Detroit.
Peter Murphy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Peter Murphy Age 61 from Northampton, United Kingdom
Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician. He was the vocalist of the goth rock band Bauhaus and later went on to release a number of solo ...more
James Murphy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 49 from Princeton Junction, New Jersey, United States of America
James Jeremiah Murphy (born February 4, 1970) is an American musician, DJ, singer, songwriter and record producer. His most well-known musical project is LCD Soundsystem, which first gained ...more
Donna Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 59 from New York City, Corona, USA, New York
Donna Murphy (born March 7, 1959) is an American actress and singer, known for her work in musical theater. A five-time Tony Award nominee, she has twice won the Tony for Best Actress in a ...more
Daniel Murphy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 33 from Jacksonville, Florida
Daniel Thomas Murphy (born April 1, 1985) is an American professional baseball infielder for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the New York ...more
Ryan Murphy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 53 from Indianapolis, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Indiana, Area code 317, Marion County
Ryan Patrick Murphy (born November 9, 1965) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. Murphy is best known for creating/co-creating/producing a number of successful television series, ...more
Charlie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 56 from New York City, USA, New York
Charles Quinton Murphy (July 12, 1959 – April 12, 2017) was an American actor, comedian, and writer. Murphy was best known as a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series ...more
David Murphy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 37 from Houston, Texas
David Matthew Murphy (born October 18, 1981) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers, Cleveland ...more
George Murphy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Dec. at 90 (1902-1992) from USA, Connecticut, New Haven
George Lloyd Murphy (July 4, 1902 – May 3, 1992) was an American dancer, actor, and politician. Murphy was a song-and-dance leading man in many big-budget Hollywood musicals from 1930 to 1952. ...more
Michael Murphy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 80 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Michael George Murphy (born May 5, 1938) is an American film, television and stage actor. He often plays unethical or morally ambiguous characters in positions of authority, including ...more
Bria Murphy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 29 from Sacramento, California
Bria Murphy is an actress and model.
Morgan Murphy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 37 from Portland, Oregon, United States of America
Morgan Murphy (born October 23, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian, comedy writer, and actress. She has performed in the Comedians of Comedy tour and appeared in the Comedians of Comedy: ...more
Ben Murphy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 76 from USA, Jonesboro, Arkansas
Benjamin Edward Murphy (born Benjamin Edward Castleberry Jr., March 6, 1942) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Kid Curry in the ABC television series Alias Smith and Jones.
Chris Murphy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 45 from White Plains, New York, United States of America
Christopher Scott Murphy (born August 3, 1973) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Connecticut since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously ...more
Nicole Mitchell Murphy ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 51 from Sacramento, California, United States of America
Nicole Mitchell Murphy (January 5, 1968) is an American fashion model, television personality, designer, actress, and businesswoman. She is best known for her international modeling career, 12 ...more
Timothy Patrick Murphy ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Dec. at 29 (1959-1988) from Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
Timothy Patrick Murphy (November 3, 1959 – December 6, 1988) was an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Mickey Trotter on the popular CBS prime time soap opera Dallas from
Mary Murphy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 60 from Lancaster, Ohio, United States of America
Mary Ann Murphy (born c. 1958) is an American ballroom dance champion, accredited dance judge, and a judge and choreographer on the Fox dance competition-reality show So You Think You Can
Sheree Murphy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 43 from Islington, London, United Kingdom
Sheree Victoria Murphy (born 22 August 1975) is an English actress and television presenter, best known for her roles as Tricia Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, Eva Strong in the Channel ...more
Matt Murphy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Murphy
Age 91 from USA, Mississippi, Sunflower
Matthew Tyler Murphy (December 29, 1929 – June 15, 2018), known as Matt "Guitar" Murphy, was an American blues guitarist. He was associated with Memphis Slim, The Blues Brothers and