Erin Murphy (Actress) - Tabitha Stevens, Bewitched
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Updated: 11/19/10

Name: Erin Murphy

Born: June 17, 1964, Encino, California

Claim To Fame: Murphy is best known for her role as young Tabitha Stephens on the television sitcom Bewitched.

Family Life: She has been married three times, first to Terry Rogers (1984 to 1989); the couple had two sons. Her next marriage was to Eric Eden from 1993 to 1998); they have one son together. She has been married to Darren Dunckel since 1998, and they have three sons.

Info: Murphy was discovered by a talent agent when she was just a baby being pushed in a stroller by her mother in Los Angeles. Her first job was playing a boy in a Folgers coffee commercial when she was 11 months, followed by a detergent commercial with future President Ronald Reagan.

ABC took notice of Murphy and cast her as little witch Tabitha Stephens on the sitcom Bewitched, a role she played for the show's entire eight seasons. After the series ended, Murphy took a break from acting to attend Girl Scout camp, but returned to the limelight in her teens to model and appear in numerous commercials, promoting everything from McDonald's to Oldsmobile.

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Trivia: Attended San Diego State University for 2 years.

Shared the role of Tabitha with her fraternal twin sister Diane during the first season of Bewitched.

Was an El Toro High School cheerleader and homecoming queen.

Was featured in a national print campaign for Hang Ten swimwear.

Helped Sony promote both the release of the feature film version of Bewitched (starring Will Ferrell and Nicole Kidman) and the release of the Bewitched television series on DVD.

Was recently named number three on Australia's TV Week Magazine's list of Top 10 TV Kids of all time.

Fans in Japan know her as ?Tabitha- san?.

Appeared as one of the 12 "strangers" on the NBC game show Identity in 2006.

Was featured on CNN Headline News in 2007 as a "Celebrity With a Cause" discussing her work with autism-related charities.

Has a passion for fitness, fashion, cooking, sailing, horseback riding and animals.

Has been donating blood since she turned 18 and taped a PSA for the Red Cross in New Orleans (where she hosted a blood drive).

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Where Are They Now: Murphy has worn many hats over the years, including stints as a television host and correspondent (TVLand, Fox Reality Channel,, and E!), an infomercial host (Ab Shark for Thane, Bun Shaper for Emson & SomaTrac), and as a motivational speaker and activist for many charitable organizations, especially those for autism since her son has the condition.

Murphy appeared as a celebrity judge on Danny Bonaduce's I Know My Kid's a Star reality show contest for young actors and with Bob Saget on 1 vs. 100. She starred on Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling series for CMT, in which the celebrities trained as professional wrestlers, and appeared as a contestant in the celebrity finale of Rupaul's Drag U.

She and her husband Darren are involved with a residential- retail development in downtown Las Vegas known as Verge Living. Darren is the president of the development, and Murphy serves as the celebrity spokesperson. Currently, Murphy lives in Bell Canyon, California with Darren and her six sons.

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Write To Erin Murphy:
Commercial Talent
9255 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 505
Los Angeles, CA 90069

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