Maurice Murphy (actor)

Maurice Murphy (October 3, 1913–November 23, 1978) was an American film actor.[1] Initially a child actor, he graduated to playing older roles, often in action films. Early film appearances included in Stella Dallas and as the young Beau Geste in the 1926 film. In 1934 he played the title role in the Universal Pictures serial Tailspin Tommy.

Maurice Murphy
BornOctober 3, 1913
Seattle, Washington, United States
DiedNovember 23, 1978 (aged 65)
Years active1923–1945 (film)

His brother Jack Murphy also became an actor.



  1. Pitts p.177


  • Michael R. Pitts. Poverty Row Studios, 1929–1940: An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each. McFarland & Company, 2005.
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