Billy Murray

Billy Murray

actor, soundtrack

Billy Murray was born on May 25, 1877 in USA. Billy Murray's big-screen debut came with The Herring Murder Case directed by Dave Fleischer in 1931, strarring Bimbo / Rudy the Herring (voice, uncredited). Billy Murray is known for BioShock Infinite directed by Ken Levine, Troy Baker stars as Booker DeWitt and Courtnee Draper as Elizabeth. The upcoming new movie Billy Murray plays is La nuit est à elles, Paris 1919-1939 which will be released on Dec 02, 2018.

Worked in minstrel shows as a singer and eccentric dancer from 1893 until 1903. From then until the 1930s was primarily a recording artist. Worked in radio and did sound effects and animal noises for cartoon. Sang old fashioned songs for the "Follow the Bouncing Ball" shorts. Was married three times, divorced twice. Survived by third wife, Madeleine. No children. Made over 5000 recordings. Closely identified with "In My Merry Oldsmobile". Recorded it in 1905 and reprised it in 1932 for General Motors in a promotional film. Also closely identified with recording of "K-k-k-katy".

  • Birthday

    May 25, 1877
  • Place of Birth

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA