About Murray Fahey
Film maker - Director - Screenwriter - Producer - Actor
Murray began his career in film as an actor performing in numerous commercials and feature films and mini series including, PHAR LAP, DEAD END DRIVE IN, ANZACS, MY BROTHER TOM, WHAT THE MOON SAW. In 1984 he won a Penguin Award for Best Supporting Actor in the series SPECIAL SQUAD. Murray has worked as a theatre director and writer in Melbourne, Sydney and London. Murray is an accomplished improviser and comedian. Having performed at the Last Laugh, Comedy Store (Syd & UK), Chicago Second City (US) and TheatreSports New York and LA. He is the only comic to win the coveted TheatreSports Cranston cup eight times. Murray performed and directed the seasons of, The Impro Club, Gilligan’s Improvised Island, The Silly Season of Comedy, Festival of Sydney Cup, Off The Cuff. He toured the award winning COPS ON HEAT to Darwin, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne Festivals. He created; Impro@The Store at the Comedy Store Fox Studios Sydney which played for 3 years to packed houses. His one man impro show Scared Scriptless received four stars at Edinburgh Festival. Murray has performed comedy at festivals throughout, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Australia.
TV producing directing
A graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School his television credits include FIVE MINUTE MOVIES. POSTCARDS FROM NZ, THE ELEVENTH HOUR, ( AFC Comedy Fund and Channel Seven), THE REAL ELECTION (Network Ten), and the comedy series CLIPTOMANIACS (TV1). He was nominated for an AWGIE for the TV sitcom script DAGS.