Jack Murdock

Biography

Date of Birth 28 October 1922, Ohio, USA Date of Death 27 April 2001, Burbank, California, USA (emphysema) Birth Name John M. Murdock Jack Murdock was a prolific American actor who portrayed a self-proclaimed "49er" in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Time's Arrow". He made his first acting appearance on television in Mannix (1973) and guest-starred in a number of series until a starring role in the TV movie and series Operation Petticoat (1977). Murdock starred in two films in the 1970s: The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974, with William Lucking, Lawrence Pressman, and Ron Glass), and Moving Violation (1976, with Dick Miller, Stephen McHattie, John S. Ragin, and Jason Wingreen). He played roles in a number of films through the 1980s, including Any Which Way You Can (1980, with Michael Cavanaugh), Altered States (1980, with John Larroquette and John Walter Davis), Cutter's Way (1981, with Tony Epper, Andy Epper, and Ron Burke), Honky Tonk Freeway (1981, with Teri Garr, Jeffrey Combs, Jerry Hardin, and Nancy Parsons), Sweetwater (1983, with Charles Cooper and Bruce French), Blue Thunder (1983, with Malcolm McDowell, Anthony James, and James Read), Psycho III (1986, with Karen Hensel), Big Top Pee-Wee (1988, with Albert Henderson, Kenneth Tobey, Jay Robinson, Eve Smith, Matthias Hues and Kevin Peter Hall) Rain Man (also 1988), and Gross Anatomy (1989, with Steven Culp, Gordon Clapp, Kay E. Kuter, Clyde Kusatsu, Richard Penn, David Coburn, J. Patrick McNamara, John Short, and Bruce Beatty). His final appearance was in Buddy Faro (1998) as a projectionist.

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The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder

Millard

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Calamity Jane

Reverend Warren

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Miracle Landing

George Hendricks

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Vampire Cop

Topper

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James Dean

Judge

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Picket Fences: Season One

Harold Lundstrom (3 episodes, 1992)

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Honky Tonk Freeway

Rhino Wrangler

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Mission Of Justice

Mr. Schenk

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Cutter's Way (Prime)

Concession Owner

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Pure Country 2: The Gift

Barn Concert Guest

Starring In
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Pure Country 2: The Gift

Barn Concert Guest

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Mission Of Justice

Mr. Schenk

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Picket Fences: Season One

Harold Lundstrom (3 episodes, 1992)

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Dutch

Homeless Man

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Miracle Landing

George Hendricks

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Gross Anatomy

Old Man Patient

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Vampire Cop

Topper

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Rain Man

John Mooney

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Big Top Pee-wee

Otis

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Psycho III

Lou

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Calamity Jane

Reverend Warren

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Blue Thunder

Kress

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Cutter's Way (Prime)

Concession Owner

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Honky Tonk Freeway

Rhino Wrangler

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Altered States

Hector Orteco

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Any Which Way You Can

Little Melvin

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James Dean

Judge

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The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder

Millard

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