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Leland Murray

Actor and director

This article was updated on Tuesday, Dec. 28.

Actor-director Leland Murray died Nov. 26 in Las Vegas of complications from diabetes. He was 75.

After attending the New School in New York, Murray appeared in productions of “Fiorello,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Carni-val” and “Music Man.” He won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for his work in “Tamara.”

Murray appeared in a number of films, including “Pete and Tillie” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” He also appeared in TV series “Fame” and “Mission: Impossible” and miniseries “Roots.”

He was a member of SAG, AFTRA and Equity.

Murray is survived by two sisters, three nieces and a nephew.

Donations may be made to the Nathan Adelson Hospice at 3391 N. Buffalo, Las Vegas, NV 89129.

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