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Also Known As: Died: May 28, 1971
Born: June 20, 1924 Cause of Death: plane crash
Birth Place: Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

A Time for Dying (1982) as Jesse James
Time For Dying, A (1971) as Jesse James
An innocent farm boy with a talent for handling guns who decides to make it big by becoming a bounty hunter.
40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967) as Captain Coburn
A Cavalry captain fights to get a shipment of rifles to besieged settlers.
Gunpoint (1966) as Chad Lucas
A Colorado sheriff pursues a ruthless gang of train robbers into New Mexico, where he has no official jurisdiction. Accompanying him is a motley posse, including a sharp-shooting gambler whose fiancee the gang has kidnapped.
Trunk to Cairo (1966) as Mike Merrick
A secret agent takes on Neo-Nazis running a munitions factory.
The Texican (1966) as Jess Carlin
An outlaw risks arrest to track down his brother''''s killers.
Arizona Raiders (1965) as Clint
Audie Murphy and Ben Cooper portray the captured Quantrill Raiders in this historical saga. They are offered full amnesty by the Union if they join the newly organized Arizona Raiders and help end Quantrill''s bloody run through the territory.
Apache Rifles (1964) as Jeff Stanton
The Quick Gun (1964) as Clint Cooper
A gunslinger helps an ungrateful town fight off a raid by his former gang.
Bullet for a Badman (1964) as Logan Keliher
Murphy plays ex-lawman who must strap on the guns again to catch a former nemesis, McGavin, who happens to be the ex husband of Murphy's wife and father of the boy that believes he's Murphy's son.
War Is Hell (1964) as Narrator of introduction
Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963) as Gifford
Detective employed to help smash a band of outlaws works his way into the gang and saves himself from an impossible situation by exposing the master-mind of the gang in time to save his own life.
Showdown (1963) as Chris Foster
Six Black Horses (1962) as Ben Lane
Audie and Dan Duryea are hired by a mysterious woman to take her across Indian country to her husband. On route, she tries to seduce Audie by offering to give him Duryea's share of the money if he will help her achieve her real goal: kill Duryea for having killed her husband. Audie dreams of a getting enough money to buy a ranch of his own, but his loyalty to his friend prevails. In the end, Duryea is killed anyway by the Indians and gets his wish: a funeral carriage pulled by - you guessed it - six black horses.
Battle at Bloody Beach (1961) as Craig Benson
This is only the second Audie Murphy movie set in WWII after his autobiographical "To Hell and Back." Here Murphy steps out of his usual kid-Western role to play a civilian working for the Navy helping supply guerilla insurgents in the Philippines. His sole motive is not politics nor bravery, but to find his bride from whom he was separated during the Japanese invasion two years before.
Posse From Hell (1961) as Banner Cole
Murphy goes after bad guys who shot his friend the sheriff and abducted a local girl. In a plot reminiscent of High Noon, the posse of town blowhards gradually abandons Murphy; only tenderfoot banker Saxon remains, to prove his manhood. When they find the girl, obviously abused by her captors, Murphy shows her acceptance and sympathy whereas the others disply only revulsion.
The Unforgiven (1960) as Cash Zachary
Indians try to reclaim a rancher''''s adopted daughter.
Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) as Seven [Ways from Sundown] Jones
Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges.
Hell Bent for Leather (1960) as Clay [Santell]
When Clay Santell stops in the town of Sutterville after having his horse stolen, he is mistaken by townspeople for a murderer named Travers. The townspeople capture Santell, and turn him over to lawman Harry Deckett. Deckett, who is tired of chasing the real Travers, decides to kill Santell and pass him off as Travers. Santell escapes from Deckett, taking lovely Janet Gifford hostage in the process. Janet comes to believe Santell's story, and helps him in his struggle to prove his real identity.
No Name on the Bullet (1959) as John Gant
The arrival of a hired gun stirs up suspicions in a small town.
Cast a Long Shadow (1959) as Matt Brown
A hard-drinking drifter tries to claim a deceased cattle baron''''s estate.
The Wild and the Innocent (1959) as Yancy [Hawks]
A young mountaineer gets his first taste of city life.
The Gun Runners (1958) as Sam Martin
A charter boat captain runs guns during the Cuban revolution.
Ride a Crooked Trail (1958) as Joe Maybe, also known as U.S. Marshal Jim Noonan
An outlaw is mistaken for a U.S. marshal while planning a bank robbery.
The Quiet American (1958) as The American
An American economist gets caught between Communists and colonialists in Indochina.
Joe Butterfly (1957) as Private John Woodley
The staff of "Yank" magazine are among the first American troops into Tokyo after the Japanese surrender. Their mission: produce an issue of the three days. To accomplish the seeming impossible, they reluctantly enlist the aid of black marketeer and arch-conniver Joe Butterfly, who sets them up in a palatial private mansion, complete with lovely daughter -- strictly against regulations. How much trouble can our heroes talk their way out of?
The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957) as Lt. Frank Hewitt
A Union deserter helps a group of women fight off an Indian attack.
Night Passage (1957) as The Utica Kid [also known as Lee McLaine]
A disgraced railroad employee tries to prove himself by guarding the company''''s payroll against outlaws.
World in My Corner (1956) as Tommy Shea
A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his Long Island estate. Shea soon falls for Mallinson's daughter, Dorothy, but fears he doesn't have the money to support her in proper style. To get this money, Shea decides to work with crooked fight-promoter Harry Cram, even though this means dropping his honest manager, Dave Bernstein. As the big fight approaches, however, Shea begins to have second thoughts.
Walk the Proud Land (1956) as John Philip Clum
A government agent tries to treat the Apaches with respect.
To Hell and Back (1955) as Audie Murphy
Film star Audie Murphy plays himself in this tale of how he became World War II''''s most decorated U.S. soldier.
Destry (1955) as Tom Destry
In the old West, a small frontier town is being controlled by ruthless mob boss Decker (Lyle Bettger) and his cronies. After the local sheriff dies under mysterious circumstances, Decker arranges to have the town drunk (Thomas Mitchell) appointed sheriff, thinking he will be ineffectual. But the new sheriff sends for Tom Destry, son of a famous two-fisted lawman, to be his deputy. When Tom (Audie Murphy) arrives, he isn't exactly the swaggering he-man the sheriff had in mind. In fact, Destry doesn't even carry a gun. But the new deputy's mild exterior masks a fierce determination to see justice done, as Decker and the other locals soon discover.
Ride Clear of Diablo (1954) as Clay O'Mara
Drums Across the River (1954) as Gary Brannon
A bigot is forced into the role of peacekeeper when crooks try to steal Native American lands.
Gunsmoke (1953) as Reb Kittredge
Tumbleweed (1953) as Jim Harvey
Column South (1953) as Lt. Jed Sayre
As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War tensions and a racist commanding officer from triggering war between the U.S. Cavalry and Navajo Indians, he finds his efforts are being undermined by the machinations of Confederate sympathizers.
The Cimarron Kid (1952) as Bill Doolin, also known as The Cimarron Kid
Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait.
The Duel at Silver Creek (1952) as Luke Cromwell, also known as The Silver Kid
The "Silver Kid" is an orphan who is deputized by the marshal of Silver City to help rid the town of a gang of gold mine claim-jumpers who will kill anyone who stands in their way.
The Red Badge of Courage (1951) as "The Youth"
A young Union soldier fights to atone for a moment of cowardice during the Civil War.
Kansas Raiders (1950) as Jesse James
Audie Murphy plays a young Jesse James falling under the Svengali-like spell of the outlaw William Quantrill, played by Brian Donlevy. Jesse and his youthful gang join the rebels to avenge the death of his parents only to become disillusioned with the senseless violence and looting of innocent civilians. Goaded by Quantrill's girl to leave, Jesse vacillates until the Yankess close in. Quantrill forces Jesse to leave and faces the Yankess gunfire alone. Jesse rides off with his gang and the rest is history.
The Kid from Texas (1950) as Billy the Kid
Billy the Kid (Murphy) becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his naivete to kill rivals, lets the Kid take rap. Kid takes to the hills with friends until caught. Escapes hanging but remains in area to be near employer's young wife (Storm) with whom he's infatuated. Falls into trap by Pat Garrett and is shot down while gazing at woman thru window.
Sierra (1950) as Ring Hassard [also known as Ring Harris]
Ring Hassard and father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie because Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. But things change when they take in a lost young lady, Riley Martin, who finds that Ring has "never seen a woman close up." Jeff is injured, Ring runs afoul of horse thieves and the law, and Riley (who turns out to be a lawyer) labors to clear the Hassards; but others would prefer them dead.
Bad Boy (1949) as Danny Lester
A lawman tries to find the source of a juvenile delinquent's bad behavior.
Beyond Glory (1948) as Thomas
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.
Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven (1948) as Copy boy

Producer (feature film)

A Time for Dying (1982) as Producer
Time For Dying, A (1971) as Producer
An innocent farm boy with a talent for handling guns who decides to make it big by becoming a bounty hunter.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

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