Of course, besides great connections, it also helps to have a $10 million showplace to call home, which the couple – who wed last 4th of July – also have, as seen in The Hollywood Reporter's first-ever Home Issue.
Located near the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Spanish Colonial residence was first built in 1927 and last owned by Diane Keaton. Murphy bought it in 2010 and worked with designer Cliff Fong to add several colorful touches – including quirky antiques and figurines with sombreros circling a courtyard water fountain.
Besides the two men, the house is also occupied by their two Bernese Mountain dogs, Sara and Owen – for now. Murphy says they also would like a child next year.
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As for that Presidential dinner last summer, the Secret Service "take over your house," he says. "I even at one point had to show my ID to go back into my own house. Some of our neighbors are Republicans, so they weren't exactly thrilled."
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