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      Murray Hamilton

      Murray Hamilton

      Highest Rated: 100% Bright Victory (1951)

      Lowest Rated: 31% The Amityville Horror (1979)

      Birthday: Mar 24, 1923

      Birthplace: Washington, North Carolina, USA

      Longtime stage, film and television actor Murray Hamilton is known for his memorable appearances in the films "The Hustler," "The Graduate" and "Jaws." He became interested in acting while in high school and eventually moved to New York City to pursue a stage career. He made his screen debut in a small role in the film "Reckless Age" and followed with appearances in "The Whistle at Eaton Falls" and "Bright Victory" before making his TV debut in 1951 on "The Billy Rose Show." In 1959, he received his first notable recurring role on the sitcom "Love and Marriage" and followed that year with work on the features "The FBI Story" and the Oscar-nominated "Anatomy of a Murder." In 1961 he appeared in another notable role alongside Paul Newman in "The Hustler." Throughout the 1970s he appeared in numerous films including "The Drowning Pool," the Steven Spielberg film "Jaws" and its sequel "Jaws 2." In 1979 He worked with Speilberg again on "1941" and later that same year appeared in the classic film "The Amityville Horror."

      Highest rated movies

      Anatomy of a Murder
      Bright Victory
      Jaws
      The Hustler
      No Way to Treat a Lady
      The Boston Strangler
      The Graduate
      The Spirit of St. Louis

      Photos

      13 FRIGHTENED GIRLS!, from left: Murray Hamilton, Kathy Dunn, 1963 13fgg_stl_1_h(13fgg_stl_1_h) TOWARD THE UNKNOWN, Murray Hamilton, 1956 JAWS, Murray Hamilton, 1975 JAWS, Murray Hamilton, 1975 SECONDS, Murray Hamilton, Rock Hudson, 1966 THE GRADUATE, from left: Dustin Hoffman, Murray Hamilton, 1967 THE GRADUATE, Anne Bancroft, Murray Hamilton, 1967 THE GRADUATE, Dustin Hoffman, Murray Hamilton, Anne Bancroft, Katherine Ross, Brian Avery, 1967 THE BOSTON STRANGLER, Mike Kellin, George Kennedy, Henry Fonda, Murray Hamilton, 1968 THE FBI STORY, Murray Hamilton, James Stewart, 1959 SECONDS, Murray Hamilton, Rock Hudson, 1966 DARBY'S RANGERS, Stuart Whitman, James Garner, Murray Hamilton, 1958 ANATOMY OF A MURDER, left from second left: Parley Baer, James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, 1959, JIMMY STEWART aoam1959js-fsct08(aoam1959js-fsct08) 13 FRIGHTENED GIRLS!, Kathy Dunn, Murray Hamilton, 1963 JAWS, Murray Hamilton, Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, 1975 THE GRADUATE, Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Murray Hamilton, 1967 IF IT'S TUESDAY, THIS MUST BE BELGIUM, Ian McShane, Michael Constantine, Suzanne Pleshette, Sandy Baron, Pamela Britton, Marty Ingels, Peggy Cass, Norman Fell, Murray Hamilton, Hilarie Thompson, 1969 1941, Eddie Deezen, Murray Hamilton, 1979, (c) Universal Pictures JAWS 2, Murray Hamilton, Lorraine Gary, 1978, (c) Universal Pictures

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 67% The Last Days of Patton Gen. Hobart `'Hap'` Gay (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet 21% Too Scared to Scream Jack Oberman (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Summer Girl Jack Reardon (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet 19% Mazes and Monsters Lt. John Martini (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet All the Way Home Joel Lynch (Character) - 1981
      75% 74% Brubaker John Deach (Character) - 1980
      41% 48% 1941 Claude Crumm (Character) - 1979
      31% 52% The Amityville Horror Father Ryan (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Last Cry for Help Ralph Muir (Character) - 1979
      62% 39% Jaws 2 Larry Vaughn (Character) - 1978
      80% 72% Casey's Shadow Tom Patterson (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Donovan's Kid Henry Carpenter (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder at the World Series Harvey Murkison (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Killer on Board Dr. Ned Folger (Character) - 1977
      53% 48% The Drowning Pool Kilbourne (Character) - 1975
      97% 90% Jaws Mayor Larry Vaughn (Character) $272.2M 1975
      64% 81% The Way We Were Brooks Carpenter (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet 20% Incident on a Dark Street Edmund Schilling (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murdock's Gang Harold Talbot (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Deadly Harvest Sheriff Bill Jessup (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Arthur Gibson (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet 40% A Tattered Web Sgt. Joe Marcus (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Failing of Raymond Sgt. Manzak (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Harness Roy Kern (Character) - 1971
      67% 58% If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Fred Ferguson (Character) - 1969
      60% 24% The Brotherhood Jim Egan (Character) - 1968
      88% 74% The Boston Strangler Frank McAfee (Character) - 1968
      89% 75% No Way to Treat a Lady Inspector Haines (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sergeant Ryker Capt. Appleton (Character) - 1968
      86% 90% The Graduate Mr. Robinson (Character) $285.8K 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Bell for Adano Sgt. Borth (Character) - 1967
      79% 87% Seconds Charlie (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet 8% An American Dream Arthur Kabot (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Danger Has Two Faces Colonel Jack Forbes (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet 17% Thirteen Frightened Girls Wally Sanders (Character) - 1963
      No Score Yet 78% Papa's Delicate Condition Mr. Harvey (Character) - 1963
      94% 93% The Hustler Oames Findley (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet 41% Tall Story Sandy Hardy (Character) - 1960
      100% 91% Anatomy of a Murder Alphonse Paquette (Character) - 1959
      60% 46% The FBI Story Sam Crandall (Character) - 1959
      No Score Yet 41% Too Much, Too Soon Charlie Snow (Character) - 1958
      60% 80% No Time for Sergeants Irving S. Blanchard (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet 42% Darby's Rangers Pvt./Sgt. Sims Delancey (Character) - 1958
      64% 72% Houseboat Capt. Alan Wilson (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet 54% Jeanne Eagels Chick O'Hara (Character) - 1957
      83% 75% The Spirit of St. Louis Bud Gurney (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet 17% The Girl He Left Behind Sgt. Clyde (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet 44% Toward the Unknown Maj. Bromo Lee (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Whistle at Eaton Falls Al Webster (Character) - 1951
      100% 82% Bright Victory Pete Hamilton (Character) - 1951

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 93% The Golden Girls Big Daddy Hollingsworth (Guest Star) 1986
      No Score Yet 89% Murder, She Wrote Bud Michaels (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mama's Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet B.J. and the Bear Unknown (Character) 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Harry Harmon (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Alice Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet McCloud Donald Yates (Guest Star) 1972 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet McMillan and Wife Herb Simpson (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Bud McKenna (Guest Star) 1973 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Story Bud Ellwood (Character) 1973 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Barney Lujack (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Longstreet Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
      No Score Yet 100% Night Gallery Unknown (Character) 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Vanished Unknown (Character) 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Men at Law Unknown (Guest Star) 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Mel Starling (Guest Star) 1965-1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Trials of O'Brien Morton Lee (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Route 66 Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1961
      No Score Yet 85% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Marsh (Character) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Love and Marriage Steve Baker (Character) 1959-1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space Lt. Col. Bill Aborg (Guest Star) 1960
      92% 96% The Twilight Zone Mr. Death (Character) 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1957-1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Web Cutter (Guest Star) 1957-1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason John 'Johnny' Davis Hale (Guest Star) 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Suspense Unknown (Character) 1953