William Murphy (actor)

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William Murphy
Born (1921-01-09)January 9, 1921
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Died June 11, 1989(1989-06-11) (aged 68)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Other names Red Murphy
Occupation Actor
Years active 1944–1971

William “Bill” Murphy was an American actor active from the 1940s through the 1970s.

The eccentric actor was a long-time friend of John Wayne and Robert Mitchum and spent many nights together with Elvis Presley and his guys from the Memphis Mafia, and regarded Hollywood as an open invitation to party all night long.


William Murphy died on November 6, 1989, he was 68 of age.

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Guralnick, Peter. Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley, p. 72.

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