Today in Murphy Brown History

Events in Film & TV

  • 1990-09-16 42nd Emmy Awards: LA Law, Murphy Brown, Peter Falk & Patricia Wettig win
  • 1992-04-20 100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs
  • 1992-05-19 US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1936-05-23 Charles Kimbrough, actor (Murphy Brown)
  • 1946-05-09 Candice Bergen, Beverly Hills, actress (Carnal Knowledge, Murphy Brown)
  • 1947-04-15 Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, TV producer (Designing Women, Murphy Brown)
  • 1948-07-12 Jay Thomas [Jon Thomas Terrell], Kermit, Texas, American actor and comedian (Cheers, Murphy Brown)
  • 1949-08-24 Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-06-21 Robert Pastorelli, American actor (Eldin-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-10-09 Scott Bakula, actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1961-02-27 Grant Shaud, actor (Miles Silverburg-Murphy Brown)
  • 1961-04-18 Jane Leeves, actress (Murphy Brown, Daphne Moon-Fraiser), born in London, England
  • 1964-09-14 Faith Ford, Louisiana, actress (Another World, Corky-Murphy Brown)

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1968-08-28 1 day marriage of character Murphy Brown
  • 1998-06-27 The "Murphy Brown" actress Faith Ford (33) weds personal trainer and writer Campion Murphy (35) on Clint Eastwood's 22-acre Mission Ranch in Carmel, California
  • 2000-06-15 "Murphy Brown" actress Candice Bergen (54) weds New York real estate magnate Marshall Rose (63) at a Manhattan synagogue

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1991-08-22 Colleen Dewhurst, actress (Murphy Brown), dies of cancer at 67