Fifty nine year old American actress and singer Donna Murphy is five-time Tony Award nominee and she has been able to win Tony Award twice for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Anna Leonowens in The King and I and as Fosca in Passion. Born on March 7, 1957 with enduring beauty, Murphy and her success has been an inspiration. She was born with mixed ethnicity as the eldest of seven children to Jeanne and Robert Murphy, an aerospace engineer.
As a child she already had developed her interest in singing. She asked for voice lessons at the age of three and as a child, she put on shows in Hauppauge. In the year 1977, Donna Murphy graduated from Masconomet Regional High School. In the mean while, Donna discovered her interest in acting so she studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. She then started to flourish and polish her acting skills in order to pursue her career as an actress. Throughout her career, she has appeared in many Off-Broadway productions for which she is highly admired and appreciated for. As a replacement in the 1979 musical They’re Playing Our Song, Murphy made her Broadway debut.
Donna Murphy is also best known for the original Off-Broadway productions of Hello Again (1993) and Song of Singapore (1991). For her role in Someone Had to be Benny, she was able to win a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special. Similarly she is best known for her film roles like Rosalie Octavius in Spider-Man 2, Anij in Star Trek: Insurrection, in The Bourne Legacy and Mother Gothel in the animated film Tangled. More of her film credits can be grabbed from wiki.
Murphy has been well liked for her down to earth nature. For her out standing portrayals, she has been able to be nominated and win many awards, which were not possible without her hard work, dedication and passion. She has climbed the summit of success where she is surrounded with large number of fans, followers and well-wishers. Donna is receiving a wonderful salary from her profession, which also makes a wonderful net worth. There is no appropriate information provided about her net worth though her net worth is estimated to be in millions.
Standing tall with the height of five feet six inches, Donna Murphy is hot and happening even at the age of 59. She has been maintaining her physique very well and posses a sexy body measurement. Her body measurements read 30B-23-33. There are some pictures of Murphy in bikini where she looks absolutely stunning. This sensationally gorgeous and talented actress has been married to Shawn Elliott since 1990. Actor and singer Shawn Elliott is said to be her boyfriend whom she was dating for a long time before getting bound in a marital relation. She is the stepmother to her husband’s two daughters. From Guatemala, Darmia Hope, Donna has adopted a daughter in 2005. Murphy is now happily living with her husband so she is unlikely to get divorce at the moment.