Johnny Murphy

Age 71


Johnny Murphy, an Irish actor who was known best for co-starring as Joey "The Lips" Fagan in the 1991 film adaptation of "The Commitments," has died of cancer, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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Johnny Murphy was truly admired and loved as a human being and as an actor. His talent touched many and moved the hearts of others. My sincere condolences to the family for their loss. May the love, the strength, and comfort that our Heavenly Father grant to the ones who loss their loved ones, be also granted to you all to endure - while you cherish the great moments Johnny had with those he loved.

Johnny Murphy is and always will be highly valued and greatly admired. Find comfort in knowing that he brought joy and much delight to the lives of many. My earnest desire is that God's love embraces and consoles the Murphy family during this time of sadness.

To the Murphy Family,
You have my sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. May our Heavenly Father hear your plead for comfort to sustain you during this most grievous time.

Please accept my condolences on the loss of your love.

May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

I've enjoyed your music for a long time. Thanks for getting me through, you will be missed.

Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.

To the Murphy Family, My heartfelt prayers go out for all the families and friends of such a talented and loved person. May the God of all comfort be with you as we await the promises of Isa 65:19 - "No more will there be heard in her the sound of weeping or a cry of distress.