J. Harold Murray (Harry Rulten)

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South Berwick, Maine, USA
For more than a decade during the Roaring Twenties and early 1930s, baritone J. Harold "Hal" Murray contributed significantly to the musical theater by bridging vaudeville, operetta and the modern American musical.

After a short apprenticeship in vaudeville, Murray made his debut on Broadway at the age of 30 in "The Passing Show of 1921". During the rest of that decade he starred in "Midnight Rounders of 1921", "The Whirl of New York", "Make It Snappy" (with Eddie Cantor), "The Springtime of Youth", "Caroline", "Vogues of 1924" (with Fred Allen), "China Rose", "Captain Jinks" (co-starred with Joe E. Read more...


Character: Himself

Happy Days 1929

Character: Prince Nicholai

Married in Hollywood 1929