- A CLOSER LOOK AT BEN MURPHY
- Teen Pin-Ups, July 1971
BEN MURPHY can be described as handsome, talented, athletic
and scholarly. He has two Bachelor of Arts degrees. one in international
relations and the other in theater arts. In addition to starring
as Kid Curry on "Alias Smith and Jones" he is also
taking graduate courses in physical education and theater arts.
An important discovery he made about himself in college is he
works best with an occasional change of scenery. In what he describes
as "a trip away from his middle-class background,"
he attended eight colleges. Ben appeared in the films "The
Graduate" and "Yours, Mine and Ours." Besides
co-starring as a reporter on "The Name of the Game,"
he has also made guest appearances on "The Virginian"
and "It Takes a Thief." In his leisure time, he likes
to swim, ski, and play tennis. He was born on March 6 in Jonesboro.
Ark., but grew up in Chicago. Ben now lives in an apartment in
the San Fernando Valley.
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