Meet Steve Murphy, an accomplished writer with a passion for storytelling. Together with his co-writer, Paul Barrett, Steve has successfully published three novels, while their fourth is currently undergoing developmental edits. They also have three exciting projects in the pipeline, showcasing their creative prowess. Notably, their collaborative screenplays have garnered recognition in esteemed national competitions, demonstrating their ability to captivate audiences on the big screen.
Steve’s life journey has taken him through various uniformed roles, instilling in him a strong sense of duty. Beginning with a four-year stint in the Navy as a Gunners Mate Missiles (GMM), he earned commendations such as the Navy Expeditionary Medal and Navy Unit Commendation. Building on this foundation, he transitioned to the Army, serving as a forward observer (FIST) for two years. Later, Steve dedicated 23 years of his life as a police officer in Charlotte, NC, with an impressive 14 years spent on the SWAT team, nine of which were as a skilled sniper.
Film production is not unfamiliar territory for Steve, who has embraced diverse roles in the industry. He has served as a military/law consultant on numerous projects, lending his expertise to ensure authenticity. Additionally, his experience as a set dresser for films and a lighting technician in live theater has honed his craft behind the scenes.
Beyond his professional achievements, Steve cherishes his role as a devoted father to two grown sons. Currently residing on a serene North Carolina farm, he shares his life with his loving wife, two dogs, and an elusive feline companion, adding a touch of mystery to his idyllic surroundings.