Murray Head , born March 5, 1946 in London, is a British singer and actor. Notable for his album Say It Is Not So released in 1975, and as actor of the film of John Schlesinger A Sunday like the others.
Murray Head began his career in childhood and signed his first contract with EMI in the mid-1960s. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber hired him in 1969 to play Judas Iscariote in the original version of the album Jesus Christ Superstar, from of Ian Gillan, the singer of Deep Purple, who interpreted Jesus and Yvonne Elliman who interpreted Marie-Madeleine. As for his film career, it takes off in 1966 in a film by Roy Boulting, The family way with Hayley Mills whose music was written by Paul McCartney on orchestrations by George Martin, for this film Murray sings Someday soon. Parallel to his career in the cinema, he also started on television playing in two episodes of the TV series St Ives in 1967. Then, still in 1967, he plays in the film À coeur joie alongside Brigitte Bardot and Jean Rochefort . And on the soundtrack of this film, we find two songs with David Gilmour on vocals, only a few months before he entered Pink Floyd as a guitarist. I must tell you why and do you want to marry me ?.
Then in 1971, he won one of the main roles in John Schlesinger's film A Sunday Like the Others, alongside Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson. Then he plays the role of David, in the film Madame Claude of Just Jaeckin alongside Françoise Fabian.
The beginning of the 1970s marks the beginning of a long love story between Murray and France: we see the actor-singer in the role of Tony-l'English for the film by Edouard Molinaro La Mandarine alongside Annie Girardot and Philippe Noiret.