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George Murphy

Stage Name

Birth Name

George Murphy George Lloyd Murphy
    Murphy was an actor and dancer. Started his dancing career as a chorus boy on Broadway and around 1927 with his ballroom dance partner and wife Julie Henkel-Johnson. He eventually signed with Samuel Goldwyn in the 1934 movie 'Kid Millions'. He later danced with Colleen Murphy in the play 'Good News'.

    He became a successful actor after his wife retired from dancing. Murphy was President of the Screen Actor's Guild in 1945. he retired from the silver screen in 1952. In 1964 he would be elected to the senate of California as Senator Murphy.

Birth Place

Birth Date

Spouse

Offspring

New Haven, Connecticut 7/4/1902 - 5/3/1992 Julie Henkel n/a
                       

Dance Types

Dance Partners

Music Titles

Ballroom Colleen Murphy   n/a  
Charleston Eleanor Powell      
Tango Fred Astaire      
Tap Judy Garland      
      Julie Henkel-Johnson      
      Shirley Temple      

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

Club El Patio Roof (1931) Chanin's 46th Street Theatre * 1927 - Good News!*
      New Amsterdam Theater** 1931 - Of Thee I Sing
            1931 - Shoot the Works
            1933 - Of Thee I Sing
            1933/4 - Roberta**

Films

Television

(Other)

$1934 - Kid Millions n/a 8/1939 - Cineflo Mag
1934 - Jealousy            
1935 - After The Dance            
1935 - I'll Always Love You            
1936 - The Woman Trap            
1936 - Violets In Spring            
1937 - Women Men Marry            
1937 - Top of the Town            
$1938 - Broadway Melody of 1938            
1938 - Hold That Co-Ed            
1938 - Letter of Introduction            
$1938 - Little Miss Broadway            
1939 - Hollywood Hobbies            
1939 - Risky Business            
$1940 - Broadway Melody of 1940            
1940 - Two Girls on Broadway            
$1940 - Little Nellie Kelly            
$1941 - Tom, Dick and Harry            
$1941 - A Girl, a Guy and a Gob            
$1942 - For Me and My Gal            
1942 - The Navy comes thru            
1942 - The Powers Girl            
$1943 - This Is The Army            
1943 - Show Business at War            
$1943 - Step Lively            
$1944 - Broadway Rhythm            
$1944 - Show Business            
$1944 - Step Lively            
1954 - MGM Parade            
$1985 - That's Dancing!            

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