Sam McMurray Biography (1952-)

Born April 15, 1952, in New York, NY; son of Richard (an actor) and Jane (anactress; maiden name, Hoffman) McMurray; married Elizabeth Collins (an actress); children: two daughters. Addresses: Agent: Abrams Artists Agency,9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 1130, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer
Birth Details
April 15, 1952
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Young man at party, The Front, Columbia, 1976
  • Young vagrant, Union City, Kinesis, 1980
  • Mr. McManus, Baby, It's You, Paramount, 1983
  • Officer Crespi, C.H.U.D., New World, 1984
  • Clem Friedkin, Fast Forward, Columbia, 1985
  • Glen, Raising Arizona, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Peter Harriman, Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall (short film), Discovery Program/Chanticleer, 1988
  • Bateman, The Wizard, Universal, 1989
  • Bill, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (also known as Christmas Vacation and National Lampoon's Winter Holiday), Warner Bros., 1989
  • Kreimach, Little Vegas, IRS Releasing, 1990
  • Lance, Stone Cold, Columbia, 1991
  • Morris Frost, L.A. Story, TriStar, 1991
  • Skip Wankman, Class Act, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Don Buckman, Addams Family Values, Paramount, 1993
  • Alex, Getting Even with Dad, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1994
  • Federal prosecutor, Dear God, Paramount, 1996
  • Edgar Wallace, Savage, Conquistador Entertainment, 1997
  • Boccoli, Slappy and the Stinkers, TriStar, 1998
  • Tricky, The Mod Squad, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1999
  • Goon Bob, Baby Geniuses, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1999
  • Lester Leeman, Drop Dead Gorgeous (also known as Gnadenlos schoen), New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Jerry Brock, Carlo's Wake, 1999
  • Chief Troutman, Lucky Numbers (also known as Le bon numero), Paramount, 2000
  • Todd Northup, Sunshine State, Sony Pictures Classics, 2002
  • Mr. Smith, Lone Star State of Mind (also known as Coyboys and Idiots and Road to Hell), TriStar, 2002
  • Agent Stameck, Stealing Sinatra, 2003
  • Film Work
  • Coproducer, Slappy and the Stinkers, TriStar, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Wes Leonard, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1975
  • Officer Harvey Schoendorf, Baker's Dozen, CBS, 1982
  • Regular, The Tracey Ullman Show, Fox, 1987-1990
  • Voice of Roy Hess and others, Dinosaurs, ABC, 1991-1993
  • Roger Dumphy, Stand by Your Man, Fox, 1992
  • Detective Marshak, Likely Suspects, Fox, 1992
  • Coach Jimmy Dugan, A League of Their Own, CBS, 1993
  • Dr. Douglas McGill, Medicine Ball, Fox, 1995
  • Charlie Sweet, Matt Waters, CBS, 1995-1996
  • Movies
  • The trendy liberal, Mom's On Strike, 1984
  • Morrison, Out of the Darkness (also known as Zigo's Choice), CBS, 1985
  • Police lieutenant, Adam: His Song Continues, NBC, 1986
  • David Thomas, Take My Daughters, Please (also known as All My Darling Daughters), NBC, 1988
  • Dick Langley, "He Never Game Me Orgasm," in National Lampoon's Attackof the 5 Ft. 2 In. Woman (also known as Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 Woman), Showtime, 1994
  • Herman Munster, The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas, Fox, 1996
  • Soccer Dog: The Movie, HBO, 1999
  • Voice of Harry Tully, Batman Beyond: The Movie (animated), 1999
  • Brian, The Amati Girls, Fox, 2000
  • Skip Westland, Ruby Romaine Trailer Tales, 2003
  • Miniseries
  • Pearson, Hands of a Stranger, CBS, 1987
  • Pilots
  • Regular, Not Necessarily the News, HBO, 1982
  • Frank McGee, Hope Division, ABC, 1987
  • Chaos Theory, NBC, 1999
  • Vince, Sr., Those Who Can, NBC, 2000
  • Also appeared in Dads, ABC.
  • Specials
  • Tracey Ullman Backstage, 1988
  • Various parts, The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show, 1990
  • Glen Mattson, Teenage Confidential, ABC, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Duke Peter Dushan, "The Pride and the Princess," Kojak, 1976
  • Ned, "The Devil's Work," Ourstory, PBS, 1976
  • Howard Benson, "Louise's Convention," The Jeffersons, 1979
  • Charles Remington, "All Around the Clock," The Ropers, 1979
  • Jimmy Walters, "Calderon's Demise," Miami Vice, NBC, 1984
  • Gann, "More Skinned Against than Skinning," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1986
  • Stu Angry, You Again?, NBC, 1986
  • Michael Saxon, O'Hara, ABC, 1987
  • (Uncredited) Moe Hyman, "Blonde on Blonde," Moonlighting, ABC, 1987
  • Lieutenant Tony Brandt, "Raising Marijuana," 21 Jump Street, Fox,1988
  • Coach Finelli, "The Refrigerator of Filmore High," Head of the Class, ABC, 1988
  • Mark Howard Haper, "Heather Can Wait," Who's the Boss?, NBC, 1989
  • Bart Hess, "The Model," Matlock, NBC, 1989
  • Mr. Kane, "Cheaters," The Golden Girls, NBC, 1990
  • Voice of Gulliver Dark, "Homer's Night Out," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1990
  • Andy, "Dance Show," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1990
  • Voice of workman #1, "Homer's Odyssey," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1990
  • Rondall Kittleman, "Satellite on a Hot Tim's Roof," Home Improvement, ABC, 1991
  • Mark Harper, "Party Politics," Who's the Boss?, 1991
  • Sergio, "Run for the Border," Blossom, NBC, 1991
  • Walter Herrigan, "Have Gun, Will Unravel," Civil Wars, 1991
  • "Lily Makes a Move," Sibs, c. 1992
  • "The Best Years of My Life," Sibs, c. 1992
  • Mr. Rips, "Goodbye Mr. Rips," Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Fox, 1992
  • Pierce, "Birds of a Feather," Batman: The Animated Series (animated), 1993
  • Thomas, "Change Partners ... and Dance," Party of Five, Fox, 1995
  • Detective Dorn, "Car Mechanic," Deadly Games, UPN, 1995
  • Voice of Cyrus, "Sherman, Woman and Child," The Critic (animated),1995
  • Gary, "Maybe This Time," Maybe This Time, 1995
  • Detective Dorn, "Camp Counselor: Parts 1 & 2," Deadly Games, UPN, 1995
  • Lieutenant Griswald, "The New Kid," Recess (animated), 1997
  • Morris Clancy, "Prison Story," The Pretender, NBC, 1997
  • Dr. David Stockton, "Take My Wife, Please," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997
  • Dr. David Stockton, "Missed Conception: Part 1," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997
  • Chandler's boss Doug, "The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion," Friends, NBC, 1997
  • Voice of Robby Fisher, "Steely Phil/Quantity Time," Hey Arnold! (animated), Nickelodeon, 1997
  • Dennis Lundy, "Hosed," Wings, 1997
  • Oliver Marley, "Cinderella and the Funeral," Soul Man, ABC, 1997
  • Marco McCulloch, "Misleading Lady," Living Single, 1997
  • Voice of Ernie, "Joker's Millions," Batman: Gotham Knights (animated), 1998
  • Voice of Lieutenant Griswald, "Gus' Last Stand," Recess (animated), ABC, 1998
  • Marco McCulloch, "To Catch a Thief," Living Single, Fox, 1998
  • Bob Bare, "Baby Boom," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998
  • Doug, "The One with Chandler's Work Laugh," Friends, NBC, 1999
  • Dentist, "Scandal," Tracey Takes On ... , HBO, 1999
  • Voice of Harry Tully, "Rebirth: Part 1," Batman Beyond (animated),The WB, 1999
  • Voice of Chelsea's dad, "Spellbound," Batman Beyond (animated), The WB, 1999
  • Voice of bum, "Bloodsport," Batman Beyond (animated), The WB, 1999
  • Voice of Buckley Lord, "Grudge Match/Polishing Rhonda," Hey Arnold! (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Voice of Flip, "You Otter Know," The Wild Thornberrys (animated),Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Voice of Chelsea's dad, "The Last Resort," Batman Beyond (animated), The WB, 2000
  • Dr. Vic Schweiber, "The Diary," Freaks and Geeks, NBC, 2000
  • Dr. Vic Schweiber, "The Garage Door," Freaks and Geeks, NBC, 2000
  • Dr. Vic Schweiber, "Noshing and Moshing," Freaks and Geeks, NBC, 2000
  • Voice of Buckley Lloyd, "Stuck in a Tree/Rhonda Goes Broke," Hey Arnold! (animated), Nickelodeon, 2001
  • Milton Maxwell, "The Accident," The Lot, AMC, 2001
  • Officer Stockton, "Traffic Ticket," Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 2001
  • Dr. Bernstein, "Doctor, Doctor," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2001
  • "Somebody's Fool," Deadline, NBC, 2001
  • Dr. John Kennedy, "Second Opinion," The Sopranos, HBO, 2001
  • Supervisor O'Boyle, "Package Deal," The King of Queens, CBS, 2001
  • Supervisor O'Boyle, "S'no Job," The King of Queens, CBS, 2001
  • Supervisor O'Boyle, "Pregnant Pause," The King of Queens, CBS, 2001
  • Daniel Bryant, "You've Got Male," Spin City, ABC, 2001
  • The Immortal, "The Funeral," The Tick, Fox, 2001
  • Doug, "The One with the Creepy Holiday Card," Friends, NBC, 2001
  • Supervisor O'Boyle, "Double Downer," The King of Queens, CBS, 2002
  • Supervisor O'Boyle, "Hero Worship," The King of Queens, CBS, 2002
  • Supervisor O'Boyle, "Screwed Driver," The King of Queens, CBS, 2002
  • Norris, "The Sixteenth Minute," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2002
  • Jim Modica, Greetings from Tucson, The WB, 2002
  • Voice of Dad, Free For All, Showtime, 2003
  • Supervisor O'Boyle, "Driving Reign," The King of Queens, CBS, 2003
  • Also appeared as voice of video teacher, Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky and the Brain (animated), The WB; voice of Shawn, Steven SpielbergPresents Pinky and the Brain (animated), The WB; Ron, Down the Shore; Freddy Rizzo, Pearl, CBS; Ken, Cosby, CBS; Mike, Dear John, NBC; Brent, Empty Nest, NBC; in Easy Street, CBS; Reba, The WB; and Kojak, CBS.
  • Stage Appearances
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor, Delacorte Theatre, Joseph Papp PublicTheater/New York Shakespeare Festival, New York City, 1974
  • (Off-Broadway debut) Lonnie, The Taking of Miss Janie, New York Shakespeare Festival, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, 1975
  • Otis Fitzhugh, Ballymurphy, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City,1976
  • Bobby Wheeler, Clarence, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Doalty, Translations, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1981
  • The Great Magoo, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1982
  • Mick Connor, Comedians, Manhattan Punch Line Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Man Overboard, Sargent Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Benjamin "Kid Purple" Schwartz, Kid Purple, Manhattan Punch Line Theatre, 1984
  • Homesteaders, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1984
  • Phil, "Desperadoes," in Marathon '85, Ensemble Studio Theatre, NewYork City, 1985
  • Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT, 1985
  • Union Boys, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1985
  • L.A. Freewheeling, Hartley House Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Savage in Limbo, O'Neill Theatre Center, New London, CT, 1987, then Cast Theatre, Los Angeles
  • Also appeared as Phil, The Dumping Ground, Ensemble Studio Theatre; and in Welfare, The Store, and Lucky Star, all Ensemble Studio Theatre; A Soldier's Play, New York City; The Connection, New York City.
  • Radio Appearances
  • Appeared in The Empire Strikes Back Radio Drama, NPR.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Video Games
  • Voice of BBC newscaster and American newscaster, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 (also known as Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2--Yuri's Revenge), 2001
  • Voice, Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (also known as RedAlert 2 Expansion Pack: Yuri's Revenge), Electronic Arts, 2001

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