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Actor Horace Murphy

Horace Murphy

  • Birth name:

    William H. Murphy

  • Date of Birth:

    Finley, Tennessee, USA


The son of a physician, Horace Murphy started his career as a child actor on showboats on the Mississippi. He later played the cornet in the band and eventually became half-owner of the showboat "Cottonblossom Floating Palace". After two seasons he sold his interest and organized a string of dramatic tent shows from New Orleans to Los Angeles, each of which also had a baseball team. Later he sold these and built two theaters, one in Los Angeles and one in Burbank. He entered movies in 1936 and... more

Horace Murphy Filmography

Aсtor (8)



Movie Union Pacific Union Pacific

as Irishman (uncredited)

Movie Rollin' Plains Rollin' Plains

as Ananias

Movie The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen

as Stubby