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George Murphy

Actor and US Senator George Murphy

Profession: Actor and US Senator

United States of America

Biography: He appeared in many big-budget musicals, starred in more than 45 films and was elected to represent California in the U.S. Senate in 1964.

Born: July 4, 1902
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: May 3, 1992 (aged 89)
Cause of Death: Leukemia

Married Life

  • 1926-12-18 Actor George Murphy (24) weds ballroom dancing partner Juliette Henkel

Historical Events

  • 1965-01-01 American actor George Murphy begins his term as Senator of California