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Murdoch, Laurie 1958–

MURDOCH, Laurie 1958–


Born April 15, 1958, in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.



Awards, Honors:

Jessie Richardson Award nomination, Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, outstanding performance, 1993, for Closer Than Ever; Jessie Richardson Award nomination, outstanding performance by an actor in a supporting role, 1999, for Wang Dang Doodle; Leo Award, Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, best performance by a male in a short drama, 2001, for The Plaids.


Television Appearances; Series:

Chief Perkins, a recurring role, Cold Squad, CTV, 2000–2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Chuck Greene, Atomic Train, NBC, 1999.

Researcher, Taken (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents Taken), Sci–Fi Channel, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Minister, Perfect Little Angels, Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Ralph Calder, Principal Takes a Holiday, ABC, 1998.

Walter Linden, Every Mother's Worst Fear, USA Network, 1998.

Bloodheart, The Color of Courage, USA Network, 1999.

Bob Arnoldson, In a Class of His Own, Showtime, 1999.

Mr. Sweeny, Secret of Giving, CBS, 1999.

Phil, As Time Runs Out, CBS, 1999.

Mr. Boring, "Life Size," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 2000.

Marcus Wynne, Class Warfare, USA Network, 2001.

Joey Wallace, Door to Door, TNT, 2002.

Principal Morton, Carrie, NBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Minister, "The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Father Jim, "There but for the Grace," MacGyver, ABC, 1991.

Father Schulz, "Kingdom Come," Millennium, Fox, 1996.

Hank, "Ice Man," The Sentinel, UPN, 1996.

Lydon, "Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man," The X–Files, Fox, 1996.

Meek man, "Faith, Hope, and Chastity," Beggars and Choosers, Showtime, 1997.

Adele's father, "The Quality of Mercy," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 1998.

Coroner, "Schizogeny," The X–Files, Fox, 1998.

Jock Hauser, "TEOTWAWKI," Millennium, Fox, 1998.

Lawrence, "The Vaccine," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1998.

Dennis Brouse, "His Wife," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 1999.

Manager, "The Regulator," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1999.

Sam Crudale, "Lurch and His Piano," The New Addams Family, Fox Family Channel, 1999.

Administrator Calder, "Beneath the Surface," Stargate SG–1, Showtime and syndicated, 2000.

Dr. Dale Cullen, "The Phrenologist's Head," Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, Fox, 2000.

Jonathan Terry, "Be Careful What You Wish For," Beggars and Choosers, Showtime, 2000.

Paul, "The Ties That Bind," Mysterious Ways, NBC, 2000.

Robert Elmore, "Judgment Day," Hollywood Off–Ramp, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Richard, "All to Herself," Incredible Story Studio, YTV, c. 2000.

Center director, "Livewire," Freedom, UPN, 2001.

Harold Kleinman, "The Body," Pasadena, Fox, 2001.

Harold Kleinman, "Puppy Love," Pasadena, Fox, 2001.

Quisling, "Patient Zero," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Stan Shagalov, "Sutton Killed the Radio Star," Big Sound, CanWest Global Television, 2001.

Dan Olson, "The Story Vanishes" (also known as "Vanished"), Breaking News, Bravo, 2002.

Sam Cooney, "Ass Covering Day," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2002.

Appeared as stage manager in an episode of The Commish, ABC.

Film Appearances:

Philip Chadwick, Best Wishes Mason Chadwick, 1995.

Barnum Brown, T–Rex: Back to the Cretaceous, IMAX Corporation, 1998.

Brother Joseph, My 5 Wives (also known as Mes cinq cheries), Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

The Plaids (short film), Tinted Pictures, 2000.

Band manager, Freddy Got Fingered, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2001.

Dad, Still Life, with Scissors, Developing Pictures, 2001.

J. R., I Am My Father, Anik Films, 2001.

Irate man, The Water Game, Freeform Productions, 2002.

(Uncredited) Suit, Life or Something Like It, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2002.

Project Destiny engineer, The Core, Paramount, 2003.

Feldman, Letters, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Closer Than Ever, Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, c. 1993.

Rudy and Shopping Bag Mary, Wang Dang Doodle (musical), Arts Club Theatre, then Granville Island Stage, both c. 1999.

Harry Bright, Mama Mia! (musical), Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2003, later Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, beginning 2003.

Appeared in other productions, including a Canadian production of the musical Les Miserables; appeared in the musicals Crazy for You and Miss Saigon. Appeared in the Frantic Follies Vaudeville Revue, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

Major Tours:

Appeared as Uncle Ernie in a touring production of The Who's Tommy (rock opera; also known as Tommy), Canadian cities.

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