Patrick Murray (actor)

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Patrick Murray
Born (1956-12-17) 17 December 1956 (age 57)
Greenwich, London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1973–2003

Patrick Murray (born 17 December 1956) is a retired English screen actor notable for his role as Mickey Pearce in the situation comedy Only Fools and Horses.

Born in London to an Irish father and Spanish mother, he was educated at St. Thomas the Apostle College. Murray has appeared in starring and supporting roles in numerous films and television programmes. He also became well known for his appearances in Television commercials for the Italian home appliance company Zanussi. Murray is a staunch supporter of his local league football club Millwall F.C., often being recognised whilst sitting in the stands. In his later years, he was a controller at a mini-cab office in Catford.

In January 2003 he publicly admitted that he is an alcoholic and that at his lowest ebb he was drinking ten cans of lager and half a bottle of whisky a day.[1] As of 2012 he had given up drinking, and had retired to Thailand.[2]

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