Alan Robert Murray

Alan Robert Murray is a sound engineer, who won the Oscar for best sound editing for various awards nominations next.


Murray began his work in film in the late 1970s, when he worked in 1978 for the films American Hot Wax, The Clone Master and Oliver's story in sound and sound effects editor. A year later, he took the first part of the Star Trek movie series, the supervising sound editor. In 1986 he was nominated by numerous other films for his work on the fantasy film Ladyhawke first time for the Oscar in the category " Best Sound Editing ". In 1989, the biopic Bird with Forest Whitaker in the title role, for which he received a nomination for the BAFTA Award, as well as Unforgiven 1993 for his work on the film. Meantime he worked with, among others, the action film Lethal Weapon, for continuing focal LA, he received his second Oscar nomination for best sound editing in 1990. It was followed by two more nominations in 1997 for Eraser and 2001 for Space Cowboys before he was nominated for an Oscar in 2007 with his work on Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima in two ways and him together with Bub Asman for Letters from Iwo Jima won. At the same time he received for the sound editing in this film is also the Golden Reel Award from the Motion Picture Sound Editors in two categories. In 2001 he was in the action movie Lara Croft: Tomb Raider involved, 2002, he was given the opportunity once again to a Star Trek movie cooperate and took over for Star Trek: Nemesis once more the sound editor. In addition to these commitments Murray worked since the beginning of the 21st century mainly on films of Clint Eastwood, including next to his Oscar success Space Cowboys, Mystic River, Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Invictus - unconquered and J. Edgar. Most recently, he worked at the editor of the film drama Back in the Game by director Robert Lorenz, in which Eastwood plays a major role.

Private life

Murray is the father of Blu Murray and the twins Kevin and Hailey Murray. The latter has worked with in the television series Date My Mom and Starting Over, and was shown at several film productions, working as a production assistant.