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Audie Murphy

Name in Native Language: "Audie Leon Murphy" (English/EN)
Actor | * 06/20/1924 († 46, 05/28/1971) | Kingston, Texas, USA
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. Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism. Murphy received the Medal of Honor for valor that he demonstrated at the age of 19 for single-handedly holding off an entire company of German soldiers for an hour at the Colmar Pocket in France in January 1945, then leading a successful counterattack while wounded and out of ammunition. Murphy was born into a large family of sharecroppers in Hunt County, Texas. His father abandoned them, and his mother died when he was a teenager. Murphy left school in fifth grade to pick cotton and find other work to help support his family; his skill with a hunting rifle helped feed his family. After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Murphy's older sister helped him to falsify documentation about his birthdate in order to meet the minimum-age requirement for enlisting in the military. Turned down by the Navy and the Marine Corps, he enlisted in the Army. He first saw action in the 1943 Allied invasion of Sicily; then in 1944 he participated in the Battle of Anzio, the liberation of Rome, and the invasion of southern France. Murphy fought at M... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Western | Drama | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Audie Murphy

Knight of The Legion of Honour Croix De Guerre 1939–1945 Medal of Honor Bronze Star Medal Legionnaire of Legion of Merit Purple Heart Texas Legislative Medal of Honor Silver Star World War Ii Victory Medal Distinguished Service Cross

Movies with Audie Murphy as Actor(44)

as Jesse James1969 A Time for Dying
as Capt. Bruce Coburn1967 40 Guns to Apache Pass
as Jess Carlin1966 The Texican
as Chad Lucas1966 Gunpoint
as Mike Merrick1966 Trunk to Cairo
as Clint Stewart1965 Arizona Raiders
as Capt. Jeff Stanton1964 Apache Rifles
as Logan Keliher1964 Bullet for a Badman
as Clint Cooper1964 The Quick Gun
as Chris Foster1963 Showdown
as Bob 'Gif' Gifford aka Judd Tanner1963 Gunfight at Comanche Creek
as Ben Lane1962 Six Black Horses
as Banner Cole1961 Posse from Hell
as Craig Benson1961 Battle at Bloody Beach
as Seven Ways from Sundown Jones1960 Seven Ways from Sundown
as Cash Zachary1960 The Unforgiven
as Matt Brown1959 Cast A Long Shadow
as John Gant1959 No Name on the Bullet
as The American1958 The Quiet American
as Sam Martin1958 The Gun Runners
as Joe Maybe1958 Ride a Crooked Trail
as Lt. Frank Hewitt1957 The Guns Of Fort Petticoat
as Pvt. Joe Woodley1957 Joe Butterfly
as The Utica Kid1957 Night Passage
as Tommy Shea1956 World in My Corner
as John Philip Clum1956 Walk the Proud Land
as Audie Murphy1955 To Hell and Back
as Clay O'Mara1954 Ride Clear of Diablo
as Tom Destry1954 Destry
as Gary Brannon1954 Drums Across the River
as Reb Kittredge1953 Gunsmoke
as Lt. Jed Sayre1953 Column South
as Jim Harvey1953 Tumbleweed
as Luke Cromwell (The Silver Kid)1952 The Duel at Silver Creek
as Bill Doolin / The Cimarron Kid1952 The Cimarron Kid
as The Youth1951 The Red Badge of Courage
as William Bonney ('Billy the Kid')1950 The Kid from Texas
as Jesse James1950 Kansas Raiders
as Ring Hassard1950 Sierra
as Danny Lester1949 Bad Boy
as Copy Boy1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven
as Cadet Thomas1948 Beyond Glory

TV Shows/Series with Audie Murphy as Actor(3)

as Tom 'Whispering' Smith1961 Whispering Smith

Movies with Audie Murphy as Crew(1)

Production/Producer1969 A Time for Dying

Additional Information

Full Name: Audie Murphy
Born: 06/20/1924 in Hunt County
Died: 05/28/1971 in Roanoke (aged: 46)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Wanda Hendrix
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:65591, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019