Sean Murray is an American actor best known for his role as Special Agent Timothy McGee on the American television series NCIS. Sean Murray also portrayed Thackery Binx in Disney’s Halloween film Hocus Pocus and Danny Walden in the military drama series JAG.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Sean Murray was born on November 15th, 1977, in the Bethesda Navy Hospital in Maryland. As of now, he is 44 years old. His mother’s name is Vivienne Lee and his father’s name is Craig Harland Murray.
His parents divorced when he was very young, and he moved to Los Angeles and lived with his mother. She married Donald P. Bellisario, an American television producer, and screenwriter, in 1998, and he became Murray’s stepfather.
Likewise, he has one brother, NCIS: Los Angeles producer Chad W. Murray, and seven stepsiblings, including Troian Bellisario and Michael Bellisario.
Sean grew up on military bases all over the world, including Australia, Singapore, London, and the United States.
He attended Bonita Vista Junior High (now Bonita Vista Middle) in Chula Vista, California, and graduated from Malverne High School in 1994. Moreover, Sean received a bachelor’s degree in English and literature from Binghamton University in 1998.
Talking about his personal life, Murray is happily married to Carrie James. Murray and Carrie James, a teacher, met at an event in 2004 and married on November 26, 2005.
In 2007, they welcomed their first child, a daughter. Caitlyn Melissa was her given name. Likewise, the couple’s second child, a son named River James, was born in Los Angeles in April 2010.
Career and Professional Life
Murray decided at a young age that he wanted to be an actor and worked hard to get small parts. At the age of 11, he was able to become an extra in Steve Martin and Joan Cusack’s film My Blue Heaven.
Similarly, Murray’s TV credits include a starring role in the UPN sitcom The Random Years and a supporting role as Zane Grey Hart, a teenager, in CBS’s comedy/western series Harts of the West.
The show was set on a Nevada dude ranch where popular actors like Lloyd Bridges and Beau Bridges were also cast. Murray also appeared in several episodes of JAG before being cast as Timothy McGee in NCIS.
Troian Bellisario, Sean’s real-life stepsister, plays McGee’s sister in NCIS. Murray has also appeared in several feature films, including Hocus Pocus (1993), in which he played Thackery Binx, his first motion picture film appearance. Other films in which he has appeared include This Boy’s Life and Todd Field’s Too Romantic.
Similarly, Murray is still active in this professional acting field and is still giving back-to-back jaw-dropping movies to his fans. In 2018, he appeared in the movie Deep Blue Sea 2 which was loved by many for its action scenes.
Likewise, he also starred in the movie Avengement in 2019. On these recent dates, he played in the movie White Elephant and Tyson’s Run.
Awards and Achievements
In 1994, Sean was nominated for the category Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Television Series for the movie Harts of the West. Similarly, he also got a nomination for Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Motion Picture Comedy for the comedy movie Hocus Pocus (1993).
Sean’s net worth is thought to be around $20 million. He has earned a huge fortune from his acting career. Sean has acted in many films, TV series, and short films. He is one of the well-known and established actors in Hollywood.
So, his primary source of income is from Film Industry. As of 2022, there are no official statements about Sean being endorsed by brands.
Sean Murray is of Australian- American ethnicity and has a white complexion. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Likewise, his height is estimated to be 6 feet and 2 inches and weighs around 75 kgs.
He is active on Twitter with the username @SeanHMurray with 326k followers. Moreover, Sean shares his personal as well as professional news through his Twitter. Similarly, Sean goes by the username @therealseanhmurray on Instagram with around 200k fan-following.