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Audie Murphy

Audie MurphyAKA Audie Leon Murphy

Born: 20-Jun-1924
Birthplace: Kingston, TX
Died: 28-May-1971
Location of death: Roanoke, VA
Cause of death: Accident - Airplane
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: War hero turned cowboy actor

Father: Emmett Berry Murphy (b. 1886, d. 1973)
Mother: Josie Belle Killian (b. 1891, d. 1941)
Sister: Elizabeth Corrine Murphy
Brother: Charles Emmett Murphy
Brother: Vernon Murphy
Sister: Ariel June Murphy
Sister: Oneta Murphy
Brother: J. W. Murphy (stillborn)
Brother: Richard Houston Murphy
Brother: Eugene Porter Murphy
Sister: Verda Nadine Murphy
Sister: Willie Beatrice Murphy ("Bea")
Brother: Joseph Preston Murphy
Wife: Wanda Hendrix (actress, m. 8-Feb-1949, div. 14-Apr-1950, d. 1-Feb-1981 pneumonia)
Wife: Pamela Archer (stewardess, m. 23-Apr-1951, d. 8-Apr-2010, two sons)
Son: Terry Michael Murphy (b. 1952)
Son: James Shannon Murphy (b. 1954)

    Bronze Star
    Distinguished Service Cross
    French Legion of Honor
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1601 Vine Street
    Legion of Merit
    Congressional Medal of Honor
    Purple Heart
    Silver Star
    Risk Factors: Insomnia, Malaria, Gambling

    A Time for Dying (1969)
    40 Guns to Apache Pass (1-May-1967)
    The Texican (Nov-1966)
    Trunk to Cairo (3-Jun-1966)
    Gunpoint (18-Mar-1966)
    Arizona Raiders (1-Aug-1965)
    Apache Rifles (26-Nov-1964)
    Bullet for a Badman (24-Jun-1964) · Logan Keliher
    The Quick Gun (Apr-1964) · Clint Cooper
    Gunfight at Comanche Creek (6-Nov-1963) · Bob Gifford
    Showdown (3-May-1963) · Chris Foster
    Six Black Horses (24-Apr-1962)
    Battle at Bloody Beach (Jun-1961)
    Posse from Hell (1-May-1961) · Banner Cole
    Seven Ways from Sundown (25-Sep-1960)
    The Unforgiven (6-Apr-1960)
    Hell Bent for Leather (1-Feb-1960) · Clay
    Cast a Long Shadow (24-Aug-1959) · Matt Brown
    The Wild and the Innocent (27-May-1959)
    No Name on the Bullet (Feb-1959) · John Gant
    The Gun Runners (Sep-1958) · Sam Martin
    The Quiet American (5-Feb-1958) · The American
    Ride a Crooked Trail (1958) · Joe Maybe
    Night Passage (24-Jul-1957)
    Joe Butterfly (29-May-1957)
    The Guns of Fort Petticoat (Apr-1957) · Frank Hewitt
    World in My Corner (17-Feb-1956)
    Walk the Proud Land (1956)
    To Hell and Back (Aug-1955)
    Destry (1-Dec-1954) · Tom Destry
    Drums Across the River (Jun-1954)
    Ride Clear of Diablo (1954) · Clay O'Mara
    Tumbleweed (Dec-1953) · Jim Harvey
    Column South (20-May-1953) · Lt. Jed Sayre
    Gunsmoke (Mar-1953)
    The Duel at Silver Creek (1-Aug-1952)
    The Cimarron Kid (13-Jan-1952) · Bill Doolin
    The Red Badge of Courage (16-Mar-1951) · The Youth
    Kansas Raiders (20-Nov-1950)
    Sierra (1-Jun-1950)
    The Kid from Texas (1-Mar-1950)
    Bad Boy (22-Feb-1949) · Danny Lester
    Beyond Glory (3-Aug-1948)

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Author of books:
To Hell And Back (1949, memoir)

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