Charles Murphy
Date of Birth
Dec 12, 1881
Birth Place:
Independence, MO


According to his official studio bio, this ruddy-faced veteran character player was born in Dublin, Ireland, but his death certificate instead lists the rather less glamorous Independence, MO. Whatever his birthplace, Murphy (who sometimes billed himself C.B. Murphy or plain Charles Murphy) was a constant presence in serials and B-Westerns from the very beginning. In film from at least 1913,...