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Audie Murphy

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Birthday
10, 1924
Birthplace
Kingston, TX
Death Date
May 28, 1971 (46)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1924
Birthplace
Kingston, TX
Death Date
May 28, 1971 (46)

About

Highly decorated U.S. WWII hero who later became an action movie star. He was decorated with three Purple Hearts, two Silver Stars, an Expert Badge with Boyonet, and the Medal of Honor - every honor available from the U.S. Army. 

Before Fame

He left school in fifth grade and began working on a farm to support his family.

Trivia

He became famous through an article in LIFE magazine and won 33 medals from the military.

Family Life

He was married three times. He had two sons with his third wife, Pamela Archer.

Associated With

He starred in the film, To Hell and Back, which featured a soundtrack written by Henry Mancini.

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