Michael Murphy

Biography: Michael Murphy is a veteran American film and television actor who is best known for playing the role of presidential candidate Jack Tanner in the HBO (Home Box Office) mini-series, Tanner '88. Born in 1938, Murphy grew up in Los Angeles and served in the United States Marine Corps before launching his acting career. The actor's early career began as an ode to his military roots in the film version of MASH (1970) and later, alongside Woody Allen in the film Manhattan (1979). Murphy then began to transition between film and television with prominent roles in the hit television shows Law & Order and its spin off, Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In 2006, the actor was introduced to a younger audience, when he played the father of Angel in the blockbuster movie, X-Men: The Last Stand. Personally, Murphy was married to fellow actress Wendy Crewson for 21 years before divorcing in 2009. He and Crewson have two adult children.

Michael Murphy's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 82 Manhattan
Lowest Metascore: 13 Golf in the Kingdom
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
10 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
60 They Came Together Jun 27, 2014 Roger 6.1
52 White House Down Jun 28, 2013 Alvin Hammond / Vice President Hammond / Vice-President Alvin Hammond 5.9
tbd ThanksKilling 3 Nov 13, 2012 Executive Producer 5.0
13 Golf in the Kingdom Jul 29, 2011 Writer tbd
59 The Trotsky May 5, 2010 Frank McGovern 7.3
75 Make It Funky! Sep 9, 2005 Director / Writer 9.0
67 Private Parts Mar 7, 1997 Roger Erlick 8.4
57 Kansas City Aug 16, 1996 Henry Stilton 8.4
65 The Year of Living Dangerously Jan 21, 1983 Pete Curtis 6.8
82 Manhattan Mar 14, 1979 Yale 8.5
79 MASH Jan 25, 1970 'Me Lai' Marston 7.0