Billy Murray was born 6 October, 1941 in Bethnal Green, London. He is an English actor who played corrupt DS Don Beech in The Bill and the spin-offs Beech Is Back and Beech On The Run from 1995 to 2004. Murray earlier appeared as DI Jackman of the Serious Crime Squad in the 1989 episode Fool's Gold.
Elsewhere, Murray has appeared in EastEnders, Casualty, Bergerac, A Touch of Frost, McVicar, Dempsey and Makepeace, The Sweeney, Softly Softly, The Professionals, Doctors, Crown Court, Minder, A Family at War, Hazell, and Ruth Rendell Mysteries. He was considered for the part of Del Boy in Only Fools and Horses, but lost out to David Jason. He also voiced Captain Price in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1, 2 and 3. He is the father of actress Jaime Murray.