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Who Is The Most Famous Murphy In The World?

Updated March 15, 2021 708 votes 24 voters 13.3k views84 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Murphy.

How many celebrities with the last name Murphy can you think of? The famous Murphys below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Murphy, famous musicians named Murphy, and even athletes named Murphy.

Eddie Murphy is certainly one of the most famous Murphys on this list. One of the famous actors with the last name Murphy, he started his career on Saturday Night Live and performing stand-up. He went on to star in such classic comedies as Coming to America, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor.

Another of the famous people with the last name Murphy is Brittany Murphy. She was the actress who rose to fame after playing Tai in Clueless. She also appeared in Don't Say a Word, 8 Mile, and Sin City.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Murphy? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Murphy that you've heard of! 

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    Eddie Murphy

    1961-04-03

    Age59

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderMale

    Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, and singer. Murphy...  more

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    Brittany Murphy

    1977-11-10

    AgeDec. at 32 (1977-2009)

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Brittany Anne Murphy-Monjack (born Brittany Anne Bertolotti; November 10, 1977 – December 20,...  more

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    18

    Cillian Murphy

    1976-05-25

    Age44

    BirthplaceRepublic of Ireland, Douglas, County Cork

    GenderMale

    Cillian Murphy (; born 25 May 1976) is an Irish actor. He began his career performing as a...  more

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    18

    Ryan Murphy

    1965-11-30

    Age54

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Ryan Patrick Murphy (born November 9, 1965) is an American screenwriter, director, and...  more

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    Annie Murphy

    1986-12-19

    BirthplaceOttawa, Ontario, Canada

    GenderFemale

    Anne Frances Murphy (born December 19, 1986) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her...  more
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    James Murphy

    1970-02-04

    Age50

    BirthplacePrinceton Junction, New Jersey, United States of America

    GenderMale

    James Jeremiah Murphy (born February 4, 1970) is an American musician, DJ, singer, songwriter...  more

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    Peter Murphy

    1957-07-11

    Age63

    BirthplaceNorthampton, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician....  more

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    Donna Murphy

    1959-03-07

    Age61

    BirthplaceNew York City, Corona, USA, New York

    GenderFemale

    Donna Murphy (born March 7, 1959) is an American actress and singer, known for her work in...  more
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    George Murphy

    1902-07-04

    AgeDec. at 90 (1902-1992)

    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    GenderMale

    George Lloyd Murphy (July 4, 1902 – May 3, 1992) was an American dancer, actor, and...  more

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    Morgan Murphy

    1981-10-23

    Age38

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Morgan Murphy (born October 23, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian, comedy writer, and...  more
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    15

    Charlie Murphy

    1959-07-12

    Age61

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    GenderMale

    Charles Quinton Murphy (July 12, 1959 – April 12, 2017) was an American actor, comedian, and...  more

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    Ben Murphy

    1942-03-06

    Age78

    BirthplaceJonesboro, Arkansas, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Benjamin Edward Murphy (born Benjamin Edward Castleberry Jr., March 6, 1942) is an American...  more
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    Bria Murphy

    1989-11-18

    Age30

    BirthplaceSacramento, California

    GenderFemale

    Bria Murphy is an actress and model....  more
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    AgeDec. at 29 (1959-1988)

    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Timothy Patrick Murphy (November 3, 1959 – December 6, 1988) was an American actor, perhaps...  more
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    Don Murphy

    1967-04-01

    Age53

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Long Island

    GenderMale

    Don Murphy (born April 1967) is an American film producer who produced Natural Born Killers...  more
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    Matt Murphy

    1927-12-29

    Age92

    BirthplaceSunflower, Mississippi, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Matthew Tyler Murphy (December 29, 1929 – June 15, 2018), known as Matt "Guitar" Murphy, was...  more

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    15

    Sheree Murphy

    1975-08-22

    Age45

    BirthplaceIslington, London, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Sheree Victoria Murphy (born 22 August 1975) is an English actress and television presenter,...  more
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    Michael Murphy

    1938-05-05

    Age82

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    GenderMale

    Michael George Murphy (born May 5, 1938) is an American film, television and stage actor. He...  more
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    Róisín Murphy

    1973-07-05

    Age47

    BirthplaceArklow, Republic of Ireland

    GenderFemale

    Róisín Marie Murphy (; Irish pronunciation: [ɾˠoːˈʃiːnʲ]; born 5 July 1973) is an Irish...  more

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    Austin Murphy

    1956-01-01

    Age64

    Austin Murphy is an American author and journalist who wrote for Sports Illustrated for 33...  more
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    Age52

    BirthplaceSacramento, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Nicole Mitchell Murphy (January 5, 1968) is an American fashion model, television personality,...  more
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    Matt Murphy is a Canadian musician and actor. He is perhaps best known as the vocalist and...  more
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    Mary Murphy

    1958-03-09

    Age62

    BirthplaceLancaster, Ohio, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Mary Ann Murphy (born c. 1958) is an American ballroom dance champion, accredited dance judge,...  more
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    Rosemary Murphy

    1925-01-13

    AgeDec. at 89 (1925-2014)

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    GenderFemale

    Rosemary Murphy (January 13, 1925 – July 5, 2014) was an American actress of stage, film, and...  more
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    Gerard Murphy

    1948-10-14

    AgeDec. at 65 (1948-2013)

    BirthplaceNewry, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Eamon Gerard Murphy (14 October 1948 – 26 August 2013) was a Northern Irish film, television...  more