Sean Murray (actor)
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Murray in October 2012
|Born||Sean Harland Murray
November 15, 1977
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Carrie James (2005–present)|
|Children||Caitlyn Melissa Murray
River James Murray
Sean Harland Murray (born November 15, 1977) is an Australian-American actor. He is best known for playing Thackery Binx in the Disney film Hocus Pocus, Timothy McGee in the CBS television drama NCIS and Danny Walden in the military drama JAG which is the parent series to NCIS.
Murray was born in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. He spent his childhood near Coffs Harbour in New South Wales, Australia, and holds dual citizenship in the U.S. and Australia. His mother is Vivienne Bellisario, fourth wife of American television producer and screenwriter, Donald P. Bellisario, making him Bellisario's stepson. He has one brother, Chad W. Murray (NCIS: Los Angeles producer) and 7 step siblings, including Pretty Little Liars actress Troian Bellisario.
Murray's television credits include a starring role in the UPN sitcom The Random Years and a supporting role as teenager Zane Grey Hart in CBS's comedy/western series, Harts of the West, with Beau Bridges as his father and Harley Jane Kozak as his mother. Lloyd Bridges also starred in the series. The program was set on a dude ranch in Nevada. Murray also appeared in several episodes of JAG and later took on a major role in the show's spin-off NCIS.
Murray has made several television guest appearances, including ER. In addition, Murray has appeared in several feature films including Hocus Pocus (1993), his motion picture film appearance, in which he played Thackery Binx; This Boy's Life; and in Todd Field's Too Romantic.
Murray married Carrie James on November 26, 2005. They had their first child, a daughter named Caitlyn Melissa Murray, on May 3, 2007. The couple's second child, River James Murray, was born in Los Angeles on April 22, 2010.
|1991||Backfield in Motion||Joe Jr.||TV film|
|1992||Too Romantic||Tim||Short film|
|1993||River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene||Matthew Keene||TV film|
|Hocus Pocus||Thackery Binx||Nominated — Young Artist Award (Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Motion Picture Comedy)|
|This Boy's Life||Jimmy Voorhees|
|1995||Trial by Fire||Danny||TV film|
|1996||Fall Into Darkness||Jerry Price||TV film|
|For My Daughter's Honor||Ralph||TV film|
|The Lottery||Henry Watkins||TV film|
|1997||The Sleepwalker Killing||Christopher Lane||TV film|
|2001||Spring Break Lawyer||Nick Kepper||TV film|
|1991||Civil Wars||Episode "The Pound and the Fury"|
|1994||Harts of the West||Zane Grey Hart||5 episodes|
|1995||ER||Bret Logan||Episode "A Miracle Happens Here"|
|Silk Stalkings||Derek Paston||Episode "Sweet Punishment"|
|1998–2001||JAG||Danny Walden||6 episodes|
|1998||JAG||Ens. Guitry||Episode "Innocence"|
|1999||Touched by an Angel||William 'Will' Heller||Episode "My Brother's Keeper"|
|2000||Boston Public||David||Episode "Chapter Three"|
|2002||The Random Years||Todd Mitchell||Series regular|
|2003–present||NCIS||Timothy McGee||Main Character|