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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

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Variety, 2020-01-15 18:00:35
It’s been more than half a century since Rex Harrison spoke (and sang!) to animals as author Hugh Lofting’s eloquent veterinarian (Richard Fleischer’s 1967 musical film was nominated for nine Oscars, including best picture), and just over two decades since Eddie Murphy gave his own goofy modern portrayal. That’s enough ...

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Variety, 2020-01-15 16:30:23
As the nominations for the 92nd Oscars have shown us, the industry and the Motion Picture Academy have a problem substantially moving the needle on diversity and inclusion. In the last few months, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy, Awkwafina, Zhao Shuzhen, Lupita Nyong’o and Jamie Foxx have received accolades at awards ...

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Variety, 2020-01-13 18:39:30
Twas the night before Oscar nominations and all through the ballroom, the Barker Hanger was buzzing as critics mixed and mingled with A-listers inside the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday night. Big winners Life Achievement winner Eddie Murphy, #SeeHer honoree Kristen Bell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Bong Joon Ho ...

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