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Sean Murray [1] is an American composer, who has composed for numerous films, televisions and video games, such as God, the Devil and Bob (2000), starring Alan Cumming, James Garner and French Stewart, Art Heist (2004), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), True Crime: Streets of LA (2003), Call of Duty: World at War (2008), and the record selling game Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010).

Sean William Murray
BornSanta Barbara, California, United States
Occupation(s)Composer, video game composer
Years active1986–present


Sean grew up in Santa Barbara, California, where he attended the Brooks Institute Film School. There he began studying film composing, by contributing music to dozens of student movies. Sean debuted as a composer when he was a teenager for the action film Scorpion.




Year Title Notes
1986 Scorpion
1989 One for the Road Documentary film
1992 Dying for a Smoke Documentary film
1993 Spree
1995 The Crier
1995 God of Rockabilly
1996 Arranged Marriage
1996 One Way Out
1997 A Rock and a Hard Place
1997 Critics and Other Freaks
1997 Madam Savant
1997 Ocean Tribe
1997 The First to Go
1998 Devil's Playground
1998 The Legend of Cryin' Ryan
1999 Treasure
1999 The Doorman
1999 Shogun Cop


Year Title Notes
2001 Elvis Is Alive
2001 Red Man Short film
2001 Firetrap
2001 The Elite
2002 Phase IV
2002 Storm Watch
2002 The Honorable
2002 Con Express Direct-to-video
2002 Global Effect
2003 Purgatory Flats
2004 Face of Terror
2004 Art Heist
2005 Bad Girls from Valley High Direct-to-video
2005 Island Prey
2005 Crusader
2007 The Deal
2007 Stevie Television film
2008 Clean Break
2008 Reflections
2009 Kids in the Yard Short film


Year Title Notes
2010 Junkyard Dog
2010 Kill Speed
2011 Palominas
2013 The Package
2013 The Hard Ride Pre-production
2014 Black Rose
2016 Showdown in Manila
2018 The Debt Collector
2018 Accident Man


Year Title Notes
1995–1996 The Savage Dragon
1996–1997 Women: Stories of Passion "Sing, Sing Me the Blues" (Season 1, Episode 10)
"Blind Love" (Season 1, Episode 12)
"Mind's Eyes" (Season 2, Episode 1)
1997 Treasure Television film
1997–1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2
1999 Sam Churchill: Search for a Homeless Man Television film
2000 God, the Devil and Bob Episodes 1–5
2005 Descent Television film
2006 Earthstorm Television film
2007 Hidden Camera Television film
2009 The Lost Television film

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Notes
2003 True Crime: Streets of LA
2005 True Crime: New York City
2008 Call of Duty: World at War – Final Fronts PS2 counterpart to World at War
2008 Call of Duty: World at War
2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops
2014 Breach & Clear
2014 Counter Strike: Global Offensive Added as a Music Kit

Personal lifeEdit

Sean is the son of actor Don Murray, who was nominated for an Academy Award in the 1956 comedy film Bus Stop. Sean also has two brothers, Christopher and Mick Murray. He lives in Hollywood Hills with his wife and daughter.


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