Murray McArthur Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 May, 2018
Facts of Murray McArthur
Date of Birth: 1966 , May-4
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Name Murray McArthur
Birth Name Murray Douglas McArthur
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Honiton, Devon, England
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Actor
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color white
Married to Geraldine McArthur (m. 2000)
Children Orla McArthur, Freya McArthur
Education Loughborough University, Drama Studio London
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Born and raised in Honiton, Devon, England Murray McArthur is best known for his role as Wildling chieftain in Game of Thrones, Hasten in Doctor Who, and Duncan Kerr in Outlander. McArthur is a married man. He tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Geraldine with whom he shares two children, Orla and Freya. Currently, he resides in South East London along with his wife and kids.

Early Life And Education Of Murray McArthur

Murray McArthur was born Murray Douglas McArthur on  4 May 1966 in Honiton, Devon, England to the mushroom farmer, of Scottish parentage and red-haired.  He is British and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity/race. 

McArthur attended King's School in Ottery St Mary. Then he joined Loughborough University and earned his bachelor's degree in English and Drama. Later he went to study acting at the Drama Studio London. 

Murray McArthur's Career

Murray McArthur began his acting journey through a stage play in 1993. Then he appeared in numerous theater shows in British regional theaters and on London's West End like A Midsummer Night's Dream, Abigail's Party, A Doll's House, Peter Pan, Great Expectations.

McArthur made his TV debut in 1994 with BBC series, EastEnders where he played the role of P.C. Baines. Later he started performed in different TV series including, Tales from the Crypt, Aquila, Human Bomb, Taggart, Falling Apart, The Complete Guide to Parenting, and The Bill among others. 

He rose to fame after being cast in the HBO popular series, Game of Thrones as Wildling chieftain. In 2001, he made debut in films from Endgame. Some of his notable films are, Keeping Mum, Made of Honor, The Last Legion, A Congregation of Ghosts.

CAPTION: McArthur from the set of Game of Thrones SOURCE: IMDb

McArthur has completed the filming of his next venture, Viking Destiny where he shared the screen with Terence Stamp. He also lent voice for Netflix/BBC animated series, Watership Down.

Murray McArthur's Net Worth

Murry McArthur is one of the versatile English actors. He is active in the film fraternity from last 25 years and worked on numerous movies and TV series. His estimated net worth is in six digit figure but the exact amount is still under review.

On average a TV star earns around $100k per episode, so it can be assumed that McArthur also gets paid around the same range. Some of his box office hit movies are enlisted below,

Year Movies Budget (US Dollar) Box-office Collection (US Dollar) IMDb rating Starring
2004 Finding Neverland $25 million $116.8 million 7.7 stars Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell, Dustin Hoffman
2008 Made of Honor $40 million $106 million 5.9 stars Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Kathleen Quinlan

Murray McArthur's Personal Life

Murray McArthur is happily married to his longtime girlfriend, Geraldine. The duo is proud parents of two daughters Orla McArthur and Freya McArthur.  

McArthur is quite secretive about his private life and he prefers to keep his personal life away from the limelight. Currently, he lives in South East London along with his wife and kids.

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