List of Famous people with last name Murphy
Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor. He began his career performing as a rock musician. After turning down a record deal, he began his acting career in theatre, and in short and independent films in the late 1990s. His first notable film roles include Darren in Disco Pigs (2001), Jim in 28 Days Later (2002), John in Intermission (2003), Jackson Rippner in Red Eye (2005), and Patrick "Kitten" Braden in Breakfast on Pluto (2005). For Breakfast on Pluto, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, and won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor. Murphy is known for his collaborations with director Christopher Nolan, playing the Scarecrow in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012); as well as appearing in Inception (2010) and Dunkirk (2017).
Edward Regan Murphy is an American actor, comedian, writer, and singer. He rose to fame on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which he was a regular cast member from 1980 to 1984. Murphy has also worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
Philip Dunton Murphy is an American financier, diplomat and politician who has served as the 56th governor of New Jersey since January 2018. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the United States Ambassador to Germany from 2009 to 2013.
Anne Frances Murphy is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her starring role as Alexis Rose in the CBC sitcom Schitt's Creek (2015–2020). For her performance in the series, she garnered critical acclaim and won a Primetime Emmy Award, while also receiving nominations for four Canadian Screen Awards, two Critics' Choice Television Award and one Screen Actors Guild Award.
Lauren Marie Murphy is an American professional mixed martial artist who currently fights in the women's flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is the former Invicta FC Bantamweight Champion. As of November 23, 2020, she is #3 in the UFC women's flyweight rankings.
Lerone Murphy is an English mixed martial artist who competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Ryan Patrick Murphy is an American television writer, director, and producer. He is best known for creating and producing a number of television series including Popular (1999–2001), Nip/Tuck (2003–2010), Glee (2009–2015), American Horror Story (2011–present), Scream Queens (2015–2016), American Crime Story (2016–present), Pose (2018–2021), 9-1-1 (2018–present), The Politician (2019–2020), 9-1-1: Lone Star (2020–present), Ratched (2020–present), and American Horror Stories (2021–present).
Shaun Peter Murphy is an English professional snooker player who won the 2005 World Championship. Nicknamed "The Magician", Murphy is noted for his straight cue action and his long potting.
Ryan Murphy is an American competitive swimmer who specializes in backstroke. He is a three-time Olympic gold medalist and world-record holder in the men's 100-meter backstroke.
Daniel Thomas Murphy is an American professional baseball infielder who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets, Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, and Colorado Rockies. While primarily a second baseman, he has also played first base, third base, and left field. Murphy was an MLB All-Star in 2014, 2016, and 2017.