Michael P. Murphy Rank
About Michael P. Murphy
Michael P. Murphy was an American war hero who served in the United States Navy SEAL from 2000 to 2005. He was the leader of a team of four Navy SEALs that was sent on a mission (Operation Red Wings) in Afghanistan in 2005. He died heroically when his team was ambushed by Taliban forces in the remote mountains of Afghanistan. In 2007, at a ceremony at the White House, he was posthumously honored with the Medal of Honor, which is the nation's highest military award.
He was the son of Maureen Murphy and Daniel Murphy. At the time of his death in 2005, he was engaged to Heather Duggan. The couple was supposed to get married later that year.
In 2005, he became the first member of the Navy to receive the Medal of Honor after the Vietnam War.
All his men died during the Operation Red Wings mission, with the exception of Marcus Luttrell.
In the 2013 war film Lone Survivor which dramatizes the Operation Red Wings mission, he was played by Hollywood actor Taylor Kitsch.
Michael P. Murphy Rank
Michael P. Murphy's Popularity
Michael P. Murphy was a famous U.S. Navy SEAL, first Medal of Honor recipient in the Afghanistan War, who was born on May 7, 1976. As a person born on this date, Michael P. Murphy is listed in our database as the 36th most popular celebrity for the day (May 7) and the 161st most popular for the year (1976).
People born on May 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Michael P. Murphy is the 1172nd most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Michael P. Murphy's birthday, Michael P. Murphy ranks 2nd in famous people born in Smithtown, New York, U.S.
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