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

Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 65 The Bridge: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 52 The Path to 9/11: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd The American Experience: Season 24 Jan 10, 2012 Narrator tbd
tbd The American Experience: Season 23 Oct 11, 2010 Narrator tbd
65 The Bridge: Season 1 Mar 5, 2010 Chief Ed Wycoff 7.4
52 The Path to 9/11: Season 1 Sep 10, 2006 William Cohen 5.3
tbd Da Vinci’s City Hall: Season 1 Oct 25, 2005 Star tbd
tbd The American Experience: Season 18 Oct 17, 2005 Narrator tbd
tbd Tilt: Season 1 Jan 13, 2005 Jimmy Malloy tbd
tbd The American Experience: Season 15 Nov 11, 2002 Narrator tbd
tbd The American Experience: Season 14 Oct 1, 2001 Narrator tbd