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 (m. 2005)|
Sean Harland Murray (born November 15, 1977) is an American actor who first gained fame after the role of Thackery Binx in Disney's Halloween film Hocus Pocus and also Danny Walden in the military drama series JAG.
Murray's 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 seven stepsiblings, including Pretty Little Liars actress Troian Bellisario.
Murray's TV 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 was later cast as Timothy McGee in the show's spin-off, NCIS. McGee's sister is played by Troian Bellisario, his real-life stepsister.
Murray has made several television guest appearances, including on ER. In addition, Murray has appeared in several feature films including Hocus Pocus (1993), his first motion picture film appearance, in which he played Thackery Binx. While this is one of his most well-known roles, his voice in the film was dubbed by Jason Marsden. His other film appearances include 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, in 2007. The couple's second child, a son named River, so named after holidaying in Loxton, South Australia, was born in Los Angeles in April 2010.
|1991||Backfield in Motion||Joe Jr.||TV movie|
|Civil Wars||Chris Conway||Episode: "The Pound and the Fury"|
|1992||Too Romantic||Tim||Short film|
|1993||Hocus Pocus||Thackery Binx||Nominated – Young Artist Award for Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Motion Picture Comedy|
|This Boy's Life||Jimmy Voorhees|
|River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene||Matthew Keene||TV movie|
|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"|
|Trial by Fire||Danny||TV movie|
|1996||Fall Into Darkness||Jerry Price||TV movie|
|For My Daughter's Honor||Ralph||TV movie|
|The Lottery||Henry Watkins||TV movie|
|1997||The Sleepwalker Killing||Christopher Lane||TV movie|
|1998–2001||JAG||Ens. Guitry||Episode: "Innocence"|
|Danny Walden||6 episodes|
|1999||Touched by an Angel||William 'Will' Heller||Episode: "My Brother's Keeper"|
|2000||Boston Public||David||Episode: "Chapter Three"|
|2001||Spring Break Lawyer||Nick Kepper||TV movie|
|2002||The Random Years||Todd Mitchell||Series regular (7 episodes—4 unaired)|
|2003–present||NCIS||Timothy McGee||Main character|
|2017||NCIS: New Orleans||Episode: "Pandora's Box (Part II)"|
- "'NCIS' Stars Pauley Perrette And Sean Murray On Their Strong 'Connection' - CBS.com". CBS. Retrieved 2016-10-27.
- ‘Hocus Pocus’ Turns 20: Meet the Voice Behind Binx the Talking Cat The Daily Beast, Retrieved July 17, 2015
- "Sean Murray Welcomes Son River James – Moms & Babies – Celebrity Babies and Kids - Moms & Babies - People.com". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2 January 2015.