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Billy Murray is a Actor, Director and Producer born on 6 october 1941 at Bethnal Green (United-kingdom)

Billy Murray

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Birth name William Albert Murray
Birth 6 october 1941 (79 years) at Bethnal Green (United-kingdom)
Awards The British Soap Awards

William "Billy" Albert Murray (born 6 October 1941) is an English actor, best known for playing Don Beech in The Bill from 1995 to 2004, Johnny Allen in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 2005 to 2006, Captain John Price in the video games Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.


Murray has four children. A son and daughter from his first marriage to Maureen, and two daughters from his second marriage to Elaine. Jamie Murray, one of his daughters from his second marriage is an actress who is best known for starring in the television series Hustle, as well as playing Lila Tournay in season two of Dexter.

In 1998 Murray appeared in court after he and 3 other men allegedly attacked two men who they believed were supplying drugs to their daughters, including Murray's then 14 year old daughter Lizzie from his second marriage. His daughter ran away from school and home, was "descending into an underworld of drugs" and was hospitalised after overdosing in June 1998. Murray revealed that he suffered a nervous breakdown and slept rough on the set of The Bill for months as a court order banned him from living in his home county of Essex after he was charged with intimidating a witness involved in the case. He also admitted that the court case had put a strain on his marriage. Murray was cleared of assault, having claimed that at the time he was "suffering from a mouth abscess and a cracked collarbone and was in no condition to hit anyone".
One of the men attacked was quoted as saying that they wished the case had never gone to court, stating "I deserved everything I got".

In April 2011, it was reported that Murray had been charged with assault of his wife Elaine and daughter Lizzie following "an alleged alcohol-fuelled late-night row" at their home in Chigwell, Essex. In July 2011, it was confirmed that the assault case against Murray had been dropped.

Outside of acting, Murray is involved in property investment and owns and rents out lock-ups, flats and garages across East London.

He is a West Ham United football club fan, and a supporter of the Conservative Party.

Usually with

Martin Kemp
Martin Kemp
(4 films)
Dominic Burns
Dominic Burns
(2 films)
Martin Kemp
Martin Kemp
(3 films)
Julian Gilbey
Julian Gilbey
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Billy Murray (22 films)

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Airborne (2012)
, 1h21
Directed by Dominic Burns
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Dans un avion
Actors Mark Hamill, Billy Murray, Simon Phillips, Gemma Atkinson, Julian Glover, Allison McKenzie
Roles Cutter
Rating38% 1.9078951.9078951.9078951.9078951.907895
Despite an approaching winter storm a near-empty airliner takes off from London for New York. One-by-one the passengers begin to disappear, while one passenger who frequents the route notices the plane has turned where it should be flying straight. Soon it is discovered that the pilots are dead and that the plane is on auto pilot; and it is revealed that two on board are hijackers who have murdered the pilots to take control of the plane. The passengers who disappeared were killed when they witnessed parts of the hijacking.
The Rise & Fall of a White Collar Hooligan, 1h21
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Simon Phillips, Billy Murray, Ricci Harnett, Rebecca Ferdinando, Roland Manookian, Rebecca Ferdinando
Roles Mr. Robinson
Rating52% 2.607042.607042.607042.607042.60704
The movie is about an unemployed football fanatic named Mike Jacobs (played by Nick Nevern) who becomes a major credit card fraudster and gangster. The movie depicts the lifestyles of luxury, frivolous spending and violent reprisals of its criminal underworld. Alongside the main character is Mike's old friend named Eddie (played by Simon Phillips) who introduces Mike into the business of the fraud. There is also the portrayal of Mike's girlfriend Katie (played by Rita Ramnani) who is faithful to Mike but not supportive of Mike's choice of lifestyle.
Strippers Vs. Werewolves, 1h33
Directed by Simon Phillips, Billy Murray
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Ali Bastian, Martin Compston, Sarah Douglas, Alan Ford, Billy Murray, Barbara Nedeljáková
Roles Ferris
Rating30% 1.523111.523111.523111.523111.52311
When Mickey, the member of a werewolf gang is accidentally killed in a strip club, the girls who work there, under the tutelege of Peter Murray, have until the next full moon before his bloodthirsty wolfpack seek murderous retribution.
One in the Chamber, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Gangster films
Actors Cuba Gooding Jr., Dolph Lundgren, Louis Mandylor, Claudia Bassols, Billy Murray
Roles Leo Crosby
Rating51% 2.55232.55232.55232.55232.5523
After the fall of Communism, criminals from the USA flooded into Eastern Europe where they established a crime syndicate in a land where authorities were powerless and the laws were replaced by the crime. Dealers of weapons and drugs have turned Prague into their headquarters where they could make millions of dollars by selling weapons to various gangs.
How to Stop Being a Loser
Directed by Dominic Burns
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Simon Phillips, Gemma Atkinson, Billy Murray, Richard E. Grant, Colin Salmon, Martin Kemp
Roles Dr. Leaner
Rating48% 2.4176852.4176852.4176852.4176852.417685
James is useless with women, but his luck changes under the tutelage of pick-up artist, Ampersand. As James learns the art of seduction he begins to wonder about Ampersand's intentions and questions what would truly make him happy in life.
Dead Cert
Dead Cert (2010)
, 1h32
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Vampires in film
Actors Perry Benson, Steven Berkoff, Lisa McAllister, Danny Dyer, Craig Fairbrass, Jason Flemyng
Roles Dante Livenko
Rating36% 1.823461.823461.823461.823461.82346
Freddy Frankham (Craig Fairbrass) thought he was out of the gangland world, a retired boxer, Freddy now owns a successful “gentlemen’s” nightclub. But when a gang of Romanian drug dealers, led by the enigmatic Dante Livienko (Billy Murray), move into London, the stakes are too good to resist one last gamble.
Stalker (2010)
, 1h17
Directed by Martin Kemp, Martin Kemp
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about writers, Serial killer films
Actors Anna Brecon, Jane March, Daniel Young, Billy Murray, Linda Hayden, Colin Salmon
Roles Robert Gainer
Rating44% 2.230712.230712.230712.230712.23071
The film concerns a writer named Paula Martin (Anna Brecon) who having published a bestseller, retreats to her family's gothic country house, Crow's Hall, to focus on writing a new book. Struggling with Writer's Block along with nightmares of her abusive childhood, she takes on an attractive female assistant named Linda (Jane March). As Paula's nightmares persist, Linda provides her with comfort and support, even allowing Paula to sleep in her bed. When Paula finds Linda editing her novel one morning, she flies into a rage. Linda reacts by murdering Paula's cat. Unaware of the cat's disappearance and feeling guilt for shouting at Linda, Paula apologises and admits that she is impressed by Linda's additions to the book. Linda offers to write some more of it and give Paula the opportunity to take the day off. Linda then takes control of the book and Paula's life, screaming at her to send the staff home when the noise they make distracts her. Paula, too timid to fight back, meekly obeys Linda and becomes bedridden with Linda locking her in her room. When a successful writer named Robert Gainor (Billy Murray) comes to the house to interview Paula, Linda answers the door, claiming to be Paula and invites Gainor into the kitchen where they open a bottle of wine and eat some cheese with biscuits. When Gainor asks Linda if he can record their interview, she flirts with him before slashing his throat and revealing that her brother abused her when she was thirteen and she stabbed him to death. She hides Gainor's body in the cellar and tells Paula that he simply came to interview her but Linda told him that she was busy and he left. When the housekeeper, Mrs. Brown (Linda Hayden) finds Gainor's body, Linda kills her too.
Doghouse (2009)
, 1h29
Directed by Jake West
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Black comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films
Actors Noel Clarke, Stephen Graham, Danny Dyer, Lee Ingleby, Keith-Lee Castle, Neil Maskell
Roles Colonel
Rating59% 2.999612.999612.999612.999612.99961
Vince (Stephen Graham) is depressed over his recent divorce. Six of his friends—Neil (Danny Dyer), Mikey (Noel Clarke), Graham (Emil Marwa), Matt (Lee Ingleby), Patrick (Keith-Lee Castle) and Banksy (Neil Maskell), all of whom have their own women problems—decide to take him on a "boy's weekend". They hire a minibus driven by Candy (Christina Cole) to Moodley, a village where the women allegedly outnumber the men 4 to 1. Banksy misses the bus and travels to the town on his own.
Rise of the Footsoldier, 1h53
Directed by Julian Gilbey
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Documentary, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Ricci Harnett, Terry Stone, Jason Maza, Craig Fairbrass, Roland Manookian, Neil Maskell
Roles Mickey Steele
Rating67% 3.398293.398293.398293.398293.39829
L'histoire vraie de Carlton Leach, jeune hooligan anglais qui intègre un des gangs les plus connus du pays à la fin des années 80. Il grimpe alors les échelons au point de devenir le criminel le plus respecté du Royaume-Uni. Dans cette montée en puissance vers le grand banditisme, Carlton Leach ne se fixera aucune limite. La violence extrême de ses actes fera de lui un des personnages les plus dangereux du pays. Pendant trois décennies, il fera tout pour éviter la prison et rester en vie.
Rollin' with the Nines
Directed by Julian Gilbey
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Vas Blackwood, Terry Stone, Mark Smith, Billy Murray, Jason Flemyng, Robbie Gee
Roles David Brumby
Rating55% 2.751072.751072.751072.751072.75107
The movie begins with the UK Hip Hop group "Time Served" getting used to living the high life as rap stars. This all comes crashing down however when one of the their members Too Fine is killed in a drive-by because he owes a drug dealer, Temper, money. On returning to her flat after the murder, Too Fine's sister Hope walks in on the same drug dealer looking for his money. After telling her she has two days left to pay or he is going to kill her family, he rapes her and leaves. While this is happening the other two members of the group, Rage and Finny find out that due to being signed as a three man group, their contract is now void.
Hell to Pay
Origin United-kingdom
Actors Terry Stone, John Campbell-Mac, Billy Murray, Francine Lewis, Sally Farmiloe, Chico Slimani
Rating32% 1.637841.637841.637841.637841.63784
Dave Malone (Dave Courtney), a British gangster, is set up by his own brother Larry Malone (Billy Murray) to murder a rival crime boss. Dave avoids the scheme and subsequently the murder charge made against him, whilst planning to eliminate the competition and take over the lucrative London crime trade.
Essex Boys
Essex Boys (2000)
, 1h42
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Sean Bean, Alex Kingston, Charlie Creed-Miles, Tom Wilkinson, Holly Davidson, Larry Lamb
Roles Perry Elley
Rating60% 3.0487353.0487353.0487353.0487353.048735
The film is based loosely around events in December 1995 that culminated in the murders of two top drug barons and their driver in Rettendon, Essex, UK. On 6 December 1995, Patrick Tate, Craig Rolfe and Tony Tucker, three drug dealers well known to the police, were lured to Workhouse Lane, Rettendon on the pretext of a lucrative drug deal. There they were killed by shotgun blasts to the head while sitting in their Range Rover. The bodies were found the following morning.
Buddy's Song, 1h42
Directed by Claude Whatham
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Chesney Hawkes, Roger Daltrey, Douglas Hodge, Billy Murray, Nick Moran, Michael Elphick
Roles Harry
Rating50% 2.532042.532042.532042.532042.53204
Buddy Clark and his father Terry went to see live Rock n' Roll at a hotel. Terry met Des King in the car park who paid him to keep a briefcase in his car which Buddy was sure was stolen. Buddy's mother Carol arrived then Buddy attempted to get his estranged parents to talk. Buddy moved the briefcase of jewellery back into Des' Jaguar then he told Terry when he was going to move his Vauxhall. Terry feared that the police were going to look in Des' car first so he got the briefcase but the police caught him in the act and he went to prison.
Performance, 1h45
Directed by Nicolas Roeg, Donald Cammell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Musical, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Musical films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, John Bindon, Ann Sidney, Allan Cuthbertson
Roles Thug 1
Rating69% 3.450263.450263.450263.450263.45026
Chas (James Fox) is a member of an East London gang led by Harry Flowers (Johnny Shannon); his speciality is intimidation through violence as he collects pay-offs for Flowers. He is very good at his job, and has a reputation for liking it. His sexual liaisons are casual and rough. When Flowers decides to take over a betting shop, owned by Joey Maddocks (Anthony Valentine), he forbids Chas to get involved, as he feels Chas's complicated personal history with Maddocks (which is at least partly gay) may lead to trouble. Chas is angry about this and later humiliates Maddocks, who retaliates by wrecking Chas's apartment and attacking Chas. Chas shoots him, packs a suitcase and runs from the scene.