Murphy has also starred in Ed Burns' ensemble drama Sidewalks of New York, Penny Marshall's Riding in Cars with Boys opposite Drew Barrymore and Gary Fleder's Don't Say A Word opposite Michael Douglas.
Murphy starred alongside Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie in Girl, Interrupted and in Alan Rudolph's Trixie opposite Emily Watson. She gained national attention from her breakthrough role as Tai Frasier in the box office smash Clueless. Her additional credits include Summer Catch, Drop Dead Gorgeous and Cherry Falls.
On television, Murphy starred opposite Lukas Haas and Sidney Poiter in Harpo Productions' David and Lisa, Showtime's critically acclaimed Devil's Arithmetic opposite Kirsten Dunst and Showtime's Common Ground. Her talent for voices and accents can be heard each week on Fox-TV's animated comedy 'King of the Hill, as she gives life to LuAnn and Joseph" on the hit series.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Murphy resided in Los Angeles.
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Brittany Murphy Facts
|Birth Name||Sharon Murphy|
|Birthday||November 10, 1977|
|Birthplace||Atlanta, Georgia, USA|
|Date of death||December 20, 2009 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 32)|
|Height||5' 3" (1m60) How tall is Brittany Murphy compared to you?|
|Sin City (2005)|
|Just Married (2003)|
|Uptown Girls (2003)|
|8 Mile (2002)|
|Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)|
|Girl, Interrupted (2000)|
|Devil's Arithmetic (1999)|
|Little Black Book|