Michael Fairman (Patrick Murphy on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Patrick Murphy

Birthday: 1934-02-25

Birthplace: Born in New York, New York

Marital Status: Unknown


Michael Fairman was born in New York City in 1934. As a young man he became a navigator in the US Air Force. While stationed at Tachikawa Air Force Base near Tokyo, he joined a theater group and has been acting ever since. After the Air Force, he enrolled in the Dramatic Arts Department of New York University. He played leads in theater productions throughout college.

Michael took his experience and talent to off-Broadway, which led him to parlay his acting abilities into many roles in television production. He appeared in Cagney and Lacey and Hill Street Blues, as well as Daytime soaps.

Michael has two children, Jeremy and Sky.

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Murphy (November 2008 to May 2013)
Dark Streets - Nathaniel (2008)
Dead Silence - Henry Walker (2007)
Mulholland Drive - Jason (2001)
Forces of Nature - Richard Holmes (1999)
L.A. Law - Judge Douglas McGrath (1986 - 1994)
Cagney and Lacey - Inspector Knelman (1984 - 1988)
Hill Street Blues - Arnold Detweiler (1982 - 1984)
Ryans Hope - Nick Szabo/Richie Graham (1975 - 1980)


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