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Glen Murphy

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Glen Murphy
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Glen Murphy

Born: Sat 6th April 1957 (age: 60)

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Glen Murphy MBE  is an English actor.

He is perhaps best known as George Green between 1988 and 2002 on the television drama London's Burning.

He has also had roles on The BillDream TeamCasualty and Doctor Who (in the 1986 story "The Mysterious Planet" as Dibber) and more recently Fathers of Girls, Karl Howman's feature debut starring Ray Winstone.

He was awarded an MBE in the 2007 Queen's Birthday Honours for his charity work.[1]

Glen Murphy was awarded the Freedom of the City of London in 1995.

He now lives in Essex with his wife and four children.

Glen Murphy supports West Ham United and also likes horse riding. His father - Terence Murphy, uncle - Joe Lucy and uncle - Eddie Wright, were all boxers. Glen's first fight was at the age of nine. He became a British Schoolboy Champion and went onto fight for England. Glen also played football for Chelsea as a schoolboy and became an apprentice with Charlton.

Glen is the patron of the SupportLine charity. SupportLine provides a confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to individuals on any issue. He is a British karateka black belt in karate he graded for his shodan in November 1989, having trained for 6 years under Dickie Wu, Terry Stewart & Jamie O'Keefe, and currently still trains in the kyokushin style BKK in addition to karate he has also studied boxing, fencing, tang soo doo, & the new breed training system. He speaks English, Italian and some Japanese, He has a production company, Finger Of Suspicion Films along with fellow producer Steve Darts, and they have four films in development and are in the final stages of post production on Lost in Italy (New York Hells Kitchen World Cinema Best Film Award)and are in pre production with there next feature due to shoot in the new year.

Biography from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA