Created the role of the American (later Freddie Trumper) in original London production of "Chess"
Brother of Anthony Head.
Was auditioned by Andrew Lloyd webber for original concept album role of Che in "evita"; role eventually went to Colm Wilkinson
Murray Head also had a top 40 hit song wigth the single "Superstar" in the early 70s, from the original Jesus Christ superstar album in which he sang the role of Judas.
His mother is actress Helen Shingler.
Has two daughters: Katherine and sophie
In an interview with Claude Rivest of the "Journal de Montreal", called "Murray Head dit se plaire dans la marginalite", Murray mentioned that he's got a daughter, and he also mentioned that he's got a daughter, and he also mentioned that she's attending univetsity.
as a child he was ashmatic. But it was psychosomatic, so that people would be interested in him, according to his own analysis.