Captain H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock
is a fictional character in the 1980s action
/adventure television series
, The A-Team
. He was played by Dwight Schultz
.Bring Back... The A-Team
(2006), Justin Lee Collins
and Dwight Schultz Murdock appeared on The A-Team
from the series beginning in 1983 until its cancellation in 1987. South African
actor Sharlto Copley
played the character in the 2010 film, whilst Schultz appeared in a small cameo as his neurologist.
The A-Team is a group of ex-United States Army Special Forces
who were wrongly convicted of a crime during the Vietnam War
. Managing to escape from the military prison where they were incarcerated, they fled to Los Angeles
, where, as fugitives, the A-Team work as soldiers of fortune
, using their military training to fight oppression or injustice. Murdock, along with Hannibal Smith
, B. A. Baracus
, and Templeton "Faceman" Peck
make up the A-Team. Although Murdock was not convicted of any crime, as the other three were, he is still a full-fledged member of the team.
Considered the best chopper
pilot of the Vietnam War, Murdock is officially declared insane (possibly caused by......