Terry Murphy Biography, Age Husband, Career, Movies, And TV Shows And WLS-TV

Terry Murphy Biography

Terry Murphy is an American TV hostess and correspondent who is best known for her anchoring in 1990-1999 in the Tabloid Show, Hard Copy, and being an entertainment reporter in 2003 for Extra. She was born in 1948 in Columbus Ohio.

She is a native of Columbus, Ohio, and a Delta Gamma alumnus. She lives in Los Angeles and is a divorced mother of two sons. She, however, got remarried to Murray Levy who is a former security officer for Nicolas Cage.

Terry Murphy Career

She was a news anchor at WLS-TV in Chicago in 1976-1980 and she was in KCBS-TV in 1980-1984 and then KABC-TV in 1984-1987 which were both in Los Angeles. She then returned to KCBS in 1987-1989 before she went to Hard Copy.

She has also worked for WJBK-TV(CBS) Detroit in the early ’70s. She has also appeared in a natural acting role as Murphy on Married….with Children in the Shoeway to Heaven(1994) episode.

Terry Murphy
Terry Murphy

Terry Murphy Movies And TV Shows

  • Hard Copy 1989 – 1999
  • Love Affair (1994)
  • Extra (Since 1994)
  • California woman (1996)

Terry Murphy Hard Copy

Each episode of this tabloid news show features two to three segments, usually focusing on celebrity news and scandals.

First episode date: 18 September 1989
Final episode date: 10 September 1999
Original network: Syndication
Presented by: Alan Frio, Terry Murphy, Barry Nolan

Terry Murphy Extra

The daily syndicated newsmagazine delivers the latest in celebrity buzz, ranging from couples breaking up and making up to the action on the Hollywood singles scene. Currently hosted by actor Mario López, the show also covers the latest events in the entertainment industry — including award shows and movie premieres — often heading to the red carpet to ask celebrities about what they’re wearing. The show always features an extensive lineup of celebrity interviews, during which the stars discuss their latest projects.

First episode date: 5 September 1994
Network: KTVI
Theme song: Extra Theme Song
Presented by: Mario Lopez (2008–), Renee Bargh (2017–), Tanika Ray (2017–)
Executive producers: Jeremy Spiegel, Theresa Coffino, Fatana Nawabi, Matt Ferrell, Mike Miller

Terry Murphy Books

Here is a list of her books;

  • Puzzle Book for Seniors: 100 Large Print Assorted Puzzles
  • Soulful Sydney: Explores Diversity
  • Railroad Rangers
  • Guest Book: For Holiday Let Owners
  • Family General Knowledge Quiz Book
  • The danger in the Desert
  • San Carlos Horse Soldier
  • Sudoku for Seniors: 100 Large Print Challenging Puzzles: Volume One
  • Sudoku Puzzle Book: Volume 2 200 Puzzles
  • Sudoku for Seniors: 100 Large Print Very Easy Puzzles: Volume One
  • 365 Hard Sudoku Puzzles
  • The Peaks of San Jacinto
  • Sudoku Puzzle Book: Volume 3 200 Puzzles
  • The Forgotten Man
  • Children’s Puzzle Book: 100 Puzzles
  • Missouri Blood Trail
  • Sudoku Puzzle Book: Volume 4 200 Puzzles
  • Breakout at Salem Gaol
  • Wordoku 6×6 Find the Hidden Word: 150 Puzzles
  • 50/50 Large Print Easy Wordoku and Sudoku Puzzles: 50 Find the Hidden Word Wordoku Puzzles and 50 Sudoku Puzzles
  • Badge of Dishonour
  • 200 Hard Sudoku Puzzles for Adults
  • Some of My Best Friends are Animals
  • Guest Book: For Holiday Home Visitors
  • Advanced Sudoku: 200 Puzzles for the Expert
  • Logan’s Legacy
  • Sudoku Puzzle Book: Volume 1 200 Puzzles
  • Wordoku: Find the Hidden Word: 150 9×9 Classic Medium Puzzles
  • He Rode with Quantrill
  • The Long Journey
  • Broken Star
  • Midnight Lynching
  • Weekend in Weighton
  • 200 Easy Sudoku Puzzles for Adults
  • Sudoku for Seniors: 100 Large Print Medium Puzzles: Volume One
  • 365 Easy Sudoku Puzzles
  • Happy Retirement, Doctor: Journal of Gratitude from Your Patients
  • Martyrs of Magadan: Memories of the Gulag
  • Sudoku for Seniors: 100 Large Print Hard Puzzles: Volume Two
  • Death Dances at Yuma
  • The Hunting Man
  • Happy Retirement, Teacher: Journal of Gratitude from Your Students
  • McRae’s Last Trail
  • Adult Puzzle Book: 100 Puzzles
  • Word Games
  • The Protector
  • Canyon of Crooked Shadows

Terry Murphy Awards And Nominations


Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program


Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Program

Terry Murphy Age

She was born in 1948 in Columbus, Ohio.

Terry Murphy Husband

She is a divorced mother of two sons. She, however, got remarried to Murray Levy who is a former security officer for Nicolas Cage. She is the mother of actor Justin Timsit.

Terry Murphy Height

She is approximately 5’6” tall.

Terry Murphy Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.