LATEST NEWS: On set with Liam Neeson: Jacqueline Murphy is an actress and producer. She just completed shooting the Warner Brothers film “Run All Night” & had scenes with the films stars: Liam Neeson & Ed Harris. Currently producing,starring & writing a new short film called "THE ADMIRED" will shoot in LA 2016. Two women modern day women..two 1940's heroines...one life. Stay tuned! Info up on IMDb & FB.
FILMS SHOT IN LA 2015: Just completed shooting "YOU HAVE A NICE FLIGHT: in July, where she played Blondie a TV Model on QVC in Jimmy Dinh's comedic film due in 1016. Also shot FAKE the feature in LA in April 2015, where she played “Jackie” a Southern Socialite,Beauty Queen, due out next year. It’s a cross between ABC’s Revenge & Dallas. Stay tuned!!
ACADEMY AWARD WINNING DIRECTORS I’VE WORKED WITH: While living in NYC she worked with well known directors: Ron Howard in “The Paper” & had scenes with this years Oscar Nominee for best Actor Michael Keaton, Martin Scorcese in “Goodfellas”, Woody Allen in “Radio Days” & “Hannah and Her Sister’s”, Mike Nichols in “Regarding Henry”, Nora Ephron in “Mixed Nuts” & Barbet Schroeder in “Kiss of Death”-in scenes as the nurse with Samuel Jackson & Stanley Tucci.
Some of my first parts: was having the late Leonard Nimoy direct me “3 Men & A Baby”. I was the British Airway Stewardess, in scenes with Tom Selleck, Ted Danson & Steve Guttenberg. Another first: Directed by Ivan Reitman in “Legal Eagles” in a scene with the great Robert Redford. I was the coatcheck girl in Sotheby’s. What do you say to the iconic Robert Redford when you first meet him: “We are both alumni of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.”
OTHER NY FILMS: Directed by Kevin Smith, in “Cop Out” as Reporter Susi Stevens, it starred Bruce Willis & Tracey Morgan. Was in the remake of “Arthur” as Dr. Julia Fields. Other films just completed: Golden Key with the lead role of Vera & Southern Dyscomfort as a Southern Socialite. Last year she completed 2 new TV pilots “N.Y.J.D” as a tough lawyer Meryl and “Upper East Side” as Socialite-Christina Larraby.
HOW JACQUELINE STARTED OUT IN SHOWBIZ: She started out in TV, playing Recurring Roles on “The Guiding Light” as Darlene and on “All My Children” as Nurse Thomas. She guest starred on “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” as Emily Trudeau and in yet another “Law and Order” as Nurse Lloyd.
MY FIRST JOB IN LA: One of the funnier parts she’s played: the Cheerleader Coach in a National Geico spot with the Caveman & NFL Star Brian Orapko which ran for 2 years!
TELEVISION ACADEMY: She became a member of the Television Academy in 2012,Women in Film & Creative Coalition. She has also been a red carpet host on the Red Carpet during Oscar Season-& interviewed Jon Voight, Harry Hamlin & Sheryl Lee Ralph, to name a few.
NY THEATRE: Theatre credits include: The role of Kate Keller(Helen’s mom) in “The Miracle Worker” at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor directed by Murphy Davis. The lead roles of Lynn Roberts in “Take it To the Bank” and Fremda the James Bond Girl at the Neighborhood Playhouse. She originated the role of Linda in “Merry Christmas Baby” at Playwrights Horizon and performed in Guild Hall Theatre East Hamptons-75th Anniversary as Edith in “The Women”.
FUN FACTS: Jacqueline serves on the committee for “The Fred Astaire Awards” given each year to performers, directors and choreographers for excellence in dance/choreography on Broadway. She also served as the talk show host of the evening -interviewing award winners such as Tommy Tune and Harold Prince. She’s on the dinner committee and the web host of various charity events such as “The Women’s Project Gala” where Eve Ensler, Vivian Tam and Kathy Hilton were honored & for the “Asia Societys -50th Anniversary Celebration”-where Ang Lee, Mia Lynn and Vivian Tam were honored. Jacqueline has a BSN and RN degree. She’s worked with disabled children and is on the committee for “The Pony Awards” which helps children at Marymount Center. She was born in New York, grew up on Long Island and is the oldest of six children. Her mom was an artist and could play any song on the piano and accordion just by hearing it. Jacqueline also plays piano and paints. She enjoys making short films/travelogues of her trips traveling throughout Africa, Europe, Asia & India. She is currently bi-coastal living in LA & NY.
Name: Jacqueline Murphy
Lives in: New York City, New York