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Eddie Murphy

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Previous star: Hugh M Hefner

Biography

Murphy at the Tribeca Film Festival for Shrek Forever After in 2010.

Source: Wikipedia

Edward Regan "Eddie" Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and director.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Edward Regan Murphy
  • Born: April 3, 1961 (age 54) Brooklyn, New York, U.S
  • Medium: Film, television, stand-up, music
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1980–present
  • Genres: Observational comedy, musical comedy, blue comedy, black comedy, political satire, physical comedy, dance-pop, insult comedy
  • Subject(s): African American culture, race relations, racism, marriage, sex, everyday life, pop culture, current events
  • Influences: Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Peter Sellers, Redd Foxx, Robin Williams
  • Influenced: Russell Brand, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Patrice O'Neil
  • Spouse: Nicole Mitchell (m. 1993–2006) Tracey Edmonds (m. 2008) (marriage invalid)
  • Partner(s): Melanie Brown (2006–07) Paige Butcher (2012–present)
  • Children: 8
  • Notable works and roles: Axel Foley in Beverly Hills Cop Various on Saturday Night Live Donkey in Shrek series

Read more about Eddie Murphy at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

'Coming to America' Star John Amos Worried He Won't Be in Sequel
TMZ, 2019-04-11 07:30:00
John Amos is worried he might not work with Eddie Murphy again ... but he's still holding out hope he can reprise his role as Prince Akeem's boss in the upcoming film, "Coming 2 America."  Sources close to John, who played Cleo…

Akon Says Eddie Murphy Needs to Cast Real Africans in 'Coming to America 2'
TMZ, 2019-04-10 22:24:00
Akon has some words of encouragement and advice for Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall as they dive into the "Coming to America" sequel -- get some real Africans on the set!!! The Senegal-raised singer got into it with us Wednesday at LAX, where he said…

Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall Reunite, Confirm 'Coming to America' Sequel
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-04-09 03:05:28
See the pics of this epic reunion!

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