Warren Murphy (Screenwriter) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


Warren Burton Murphy was an American author, most famous as the co-creator of The Destroyer series, the basis for the film Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins.

Born: Warren Burton Murphy, September 13, 1933, Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: September 4, 2015, Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American
Notable works: The Destroyer
Years active: 1971–2015
Children: 7
IMDb: Warren Murphy’s IMDb

About Warren Murphy

An American novelist most famous for co-creating The Destroyer series, he also had a career as a screenwriter. His popular screenplays include The Eiger Sanction and Lethal Weapon 2.

Before Fame

He served in the Korean War. Later, he published The Red Moon, The Ceiling of Hell, and Honor Among Thieves, among other novels.


He was once on the board of the Mystery Writers of America organization.

Family Life

He was born in New Jersey. He had five children: Devin, Ardath, Brian, Megan, and Deirdre.


He co-wrote the screenplay for Lethal Weapon 2, a film starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover.

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Latest information about Warren Murphy updated on September 03, 2020.

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