Brianne Murphy

Cinematographer, Script and Continuity Department, Director

Cinematographer, Script and Continuity Department, Director


London-born of Irish parents, Geraldine Brianne Murphy was educated in English and American schools before she set her sights on an acting career and attended the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. In order to become "more American," she worked as a trick rider with a rodeo for a season, and later "crashed" the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & ...
Birth date
1933-04-01
Death date
2003-08-20
Awards
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins.

Known For


The Incredible Petrified World
The Incredible Petrified World
Production Manager (1959)
Agent for H.A.R.M.
Agent for H.A.R.M.
Script and Continuity Department (1966)
Highway to Heaven
Highway to Heaven
Cinematographer (1984-1987)
NBC Special Treat
NBC Special Treat
Cinematographer (1977)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
CinematographerABC Afterschool Specials
(TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes) - Me and My Hormones (1996) ... (director of photography) - My Dad Can't Be Crazy... Can He? (1989) ... (director of photography)
1989-1996
CinematographerThe Louie Show
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Louie's Little Trip (1996) - A Brush with Bob (1996) - Scratcher (1996) - Under the Rug (1996) - Louie Gets Suspended (1996) Show all 6 episodes
1996
CinematographerLove & War
(TV Series) (66 episodes, 1992 - 1995) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1994) - Tradition (1995) - The Proposal (1995) - Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and a Cat (1995) - Shrunken Heads (1995) - Atlantic City (1995) Show all 67 episodes
CinematographerTo Die, to Sleep1994
CinematographerBlackbird Fly
(Short)
1991
CinematographerThis Old Man
(Short)
1990
CinematographerShades of LA
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Some Like It Cold (1990) - Pointers from Paz (1990) - Big Brother Is Watching (1990) - Coopers Coroner (1990)
1990
CinematographerIn the Best Interest of the Child
(TV Movie)
1990
CinematographerCBS Schoolbreak Special
(TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode) - 15 and Getting Straight (1989) ... (director of photography)
1989
CinematographerDestined to Live
(TV Movie documentary)
1988
CinematographerIn the Heat of the Night
(TV Series) (director of photography - 8 episodes) - ...And Then You Die (1988) ... (director of photography) - A Necessary Evil (1988) ... (director of photography) - Blind Spot: Part 2 (1988) ... (director of photography) - Blind Spot: Part 1 (1988) ... (director of photography) - Fate (1988) ... (director of photography) Show all 8 episodes
1988
CinematographerHighway to Heaven
(TV Series) (director of photography - 43 episodes) - Playing for Keeps (1987) ... (director of photography) - Fight for Your Life (1987) ... (director of photography) - Man's Best Friend: Part 2 (1987) ... (director of photography) - Man's Best Friend: Part 1 (1987) ... (director of photography) - The Gift of Life (1987) ... (director of photography) Show all 43 episodes
1984-1987
CinematographerCBS Summer Playhouse
(TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode) - Kung Fu: The Next Generation (1987) ... (director of photography)
1987
CinematographerThere Were Times, Dear
(TV Movie)
1985
CinematographerLittle House: Look Back to Yesterday
(TV Movie)
1983
CinematographerFor Love and Honor
(TV Series)
1983
CinematographerLittle House on the Prairie
(TV Series) (director of photography - 8 episodes) - The Empire Builders (1982) ... (director of photography) - He Was Only Twelve (Part One) (1982) ... (director of photography) - A Promise to Keep (1982) ... (director of photography) - Second Chance (1982) ... (director of photography) - The Legacy (1982) ... (director of photography) Show all 8 episodes
1981-1982
CinematographerSquare Pegs
(TV Series)
1982
CinematographerFather Murphy
(TV Series)
1981
CinematographerMerlene of the Movies
(TV Movie)
1981
CinematographerTrapper John, M.D.
(TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes) - C.O.D. (1981) ... (director of photography) - That Old Gang of Mine (1981) ... (director of photography)
1981
CinematographerBreaking Away
(TV Series) (7 episodes) - La Strada (1981) - Rainy Night in Georgia (1981) - Grand Illusion (1980) - Heart Like a Wheel (1980) - King of the Quarry (1980) Show all 7 episodes
1980-1981
CinematographerThe Metaphor
(Documentary short) (as Bri Murphy)
1980
CinematographerFatso1980
CinematographerBefore and After
(TV Movie)
1979
CinematographerStone
(TV Series)
1979
CinematographerMarried: The First Year
(TV Series)
1979
CinematographerWonder Woman
(TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode) - Amazon Hot Wax (1979) ... (director of photography - as Bri Murphy)
1979
CinematographerSecrets of the Bermuda Triangle
(Documentary)
1978
CinematographerHow Bugs Bunny Won the West
(TV Movie) (director of photography: live-action sequences)
1978
CinematographerLike Mom, Like Me
(TV Movie) (director of photography)
1978
CinematographerKaz
(TV Series)
1978
CinematographerNBC Special Treat
(TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode) - Five Finger Discount (1977) ... (director of photography)
1977
CinematographerMulligan's Stew
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Biggest Mansion (1977)
1977
CinematographerPanchito y el gringo
(Short) (as Brianne Murphy Brooke)
1962
CinematographerThe Magic Tide
(Short)
1962
RoleTitleYear
Script and Continuity DepartmentAngels from Hell
(script clerk - as Bri Murphy)
1968
Script and Continuity DepartmentFever Heat
(continuity)
1968
Script and Continuity DepartmentA Man Called Dagger
(script supervisor)
1968
Script and Continuity DepartmentThe Hostage
(continuity - as Bri Murphy)
1967
Script and Continuity DepartmentAgent for H.A.R.M.
(script supervisor - as Bri Murphy)
1966
Script and Continuity DepartmentNashville Rebel
(script supervisor - as Bri Murphy)
1966
Script and Continuity DepartmentHouse of the Black Death
(script girl)
1965
Script and Continuity DepartmentOne Way Wahine
(script supervisor)
1965
Script and Continuity DepartmentMan Beast
(script supervisor - as Bri Murphy)
1956
RoleTitleYear
DirectorAcapulco H.E.A.T.
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Code Name: Lollipop, Lollipop (1999) - Code Name: Cumshaw (1999) - Code Name: Hot Chains (1999) - Code Name: Million Dollar Man (1998) - Code Name: The Mouse That Squeaked (1998) Show all 6 episodes
1998-1999
DirectorTo Die, to Sleep1994
DirectorBlood Sabbath1972
RoleTitleYear
Production managerThe Night Rider
(TV Movie) (production manager - as Bri Murphy)
1962
Production managerBloodlust!
(unit manager - as Bri Murphy)
1961
Production managerTeenage Zombies
(production supervisor - as G.B. Murphy)
1959
Production managerThe Incredible Petrified World
(production supervisor - as G.B. Murphy)
1959
Production managerOperation Dames
(production manager - as Bri Murphy)
1959
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewThe Gay Deceivers
(production assistant - as Bri Murphy)
1969
Additional CrewKillers Three
(production assistant - as Bri Murphy)
1968
Additional CrewFever Heat
(script)
1968
Additional CrewThe Incredible Petrified World
(dialogue director - as Bri Murphy)
1959
Additional CrewRoadracers
(production assistant - as Bri Murphy)
1959
RoleTitleYear
ActressTeenage Zombies
Pam (as Bri Murphy)
1959
ActressMan Beast
The Yeti (uncredited)
1956
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSingle Room Furnished
(assistant director)
1966
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Night Rider
(TV Movie) (assistant director - as Bri Murphy)
1962
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentNice Dreams
(additional photographer)
1981
Camera and Electrical DepartmentBreaking Away
(TV Series) (second unit cameraman - 1 episode) - Grand Illusion (1980) ... (second unit cameraman)
1980
RoleTitleYear
EditorPanchito y el gringo
(Short) (as Brianne Murphy Brooke)
1962
EditorThe Magic Tide
(Short)
1962
RoleTitleYear
ProducerPanchito y el gringo
(Short) (producer - as Bri Brooke)
1962
ProducerThe Magic Tide
(Short) (producer - as Bri Brooke)
1962
RoleTitleYear
Costume and Wardrobe DepartmentTeenage Zombies
(wardrobe - as Geraldine Brianne)
1959
RoleTitleYear
SelfShooting Women
(Documentary) Self
2008
SelfWomen Behind the Camera
(Documentary) Self
2007
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageHollywood Insider
(TV Series) Self - 8 Glass-Ceiling Breaking Female Pioneers in Cinema from Old to Current Hollywood (2020) ... Self
2020