Larry Murphy (actor)

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Lawrence Murphy Jr. (born 1972, in Abington, Massachusetts)[1] is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian, known for his work on the TV series Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Ugly Americans, Delocated and Bob's Burgers.

Career[edit]

Murphy began performing standup comedy in 1997 at the Comedy Studio in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Soon after he teamed up with Brendon Small. Together they performed sketches & Rock Operas until 2001. Murphy's subsequent independent live work is a mix of sketch and characters. He rejects traditional styles in favor of playing with the medium.[citation needed]

Murphy is a voice actor renowned for his versatility. He voiced all of the main characters on the Adult Swim comedy series Assy McGee[1] and has lent his voice to several Soup2Nuts animated shows including O'Grady, Home Movies, and Word Girl. He voices Teddy in the animated Fox series Bob's Burgers. He currently voices the hostile immigration officer Lt. Francis Grimes on the Comedy Central series Ugly Americans.

Murphy has appeared as a sketch actor on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and has a recurring role as "Jay the Doorman" on the Adult Swim live-action series Delocated.

He has toured with comedian Eugene Mirman and makes an appearance on his 2009 comedy album God is a Twelve-Year-Old Boy With Asperger's, providing the voice of Christopher Walken taking a customer service call.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
2011 Jon Benjamin Has a Van Detective Murphy Actor
TV series
2011–present Bob's Burgers Teddy
Javed Fazel
Edith Cranwinkle
Gretchen
Various
Voice Actor
TV series
2010–2012 Ugly Americans Lt. Francis Grimes
Aldremach
Burt
Various
Voice Actor
TV series
2009–2013 Delocated Jay the Doorman Actor
TV series
2008 Late Night with Conan O'Brien Various Actor
TV series
2007–present WordGirl Amazing Rope Guy
Dave
Principal
Reporter
Zoo Keeper
Various characters
Voice only
Animated series
2006–2008 Assy McGee Assy Mcgee
Don Sanchez
The Chief
Various Characters
Voice actor
Writer
Animated series
2004–2006 Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker Boxing Announcer Actor
TV series
2004–2006 O'Grady Mr. Lipshitz
Pete Klesko
Various Characters
Voice actor
Animated series
1999–2004 Home Movies Drew Voice actor

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Zaino, Nick A, III. (November 24, 2006). "Dumbest show on television?", The Boston Globe, p. D2.

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