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Murphy, Audie British & World English

(1924–71), US soldier and actor; full name Audie Leon Murphy. The most decorated combat soldier of World War II, he appeared in war adventure movies such as Beyond Glory (1948) and To Hell and Back (1955), the latter being a movie version of his autobiography

Murphy, Eddie British & World English

(B.1961), American comic actor; full name Edward Regan Murphy. Notable films: Trading Places (1983) and Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Murphy, Frank British & World English

(1890–1949), US Supreme Court associate justice 1940–49; full name William Francis Murphy. Governor-general of the Philippines 1933–35 and the governor of Michigan 1937–39, he was appointed to the Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Murphy's Law British & World English

A supposed law of nature, expressed in various humorous popular sayings, to the effect that anything that can go wrong will go wrong

Murphy's Law New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

anything that can go wrong will go wrong

Audie Leon Murphy in Murphy, Audie British & World English

(1924–71), US soldier and actor; full name Audie Leon Murphy. The most decorated combat soldier of World War II, he appeared in war adventure movies such as Beyond Glory (1948) and To Hell and Back (1955), the latter being a movie version of his autobiography

Edward Regan Murphy in Murphy, Eddie British & World English

(B.1961), American comic actor; full name Edward Regan Murphy. Notable films: Trading Places (1983) and Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

William Francis Murphy in Murphy, Frank British & World English

(1890–1949), US Supreme Court associate justice 1940–49; full name William Francis Murphy. Governor-general of the Philippines 1933–35 and the governor of Michigan 1937–39, he was appointed to the Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt