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George Murphy

George Murphy

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1927:
Made Broadway debut with Julie Johnson (who would later become his wife) as his dance partner
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Made film debut in the mid-1930s
1944:
Updated to the status of "star" on MGM's listing of contract players
1944:
Served as president of the Screen Actors' Guild for two terms
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Left films in the early 1950s
1964:
Elected to the US Senate
1970:
Lost in his bid for re-election to the U.S. Senate, partially hampered by a throat operation for cancer which left him almost voiceless

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