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Eddie Murphy

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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, 2019-01-12 01:34:49
In today’s film news roundup, “Coming to America 2” gets a director, Quincy Jones and James Blum get an honor and production begins on the Julia Louis-Dreyfus-Will Ferrell’s comedy-drama “Downhill.” DIRECTOR ATTACHED Paramount Pictures has hired “Hustle & Flow” helmer Craig Brewer to direct its sequel to the 1988 Eddie ...

'Coming to America' Star John Amos Wants to Reprise Cleo McDowell Role in Sequel
TMZ, 2019-01-12 01:14:00
John Amos is craving the opportunity to work with Eddie Murphy once again on the upcoming "Coming to America 2" ... and he's got a delicious reason why he should reprise his role as Prince Akeem's boss. We spoke to John, who plays McDowell's…

Eddie Murphy Takes Christmas Family Photo with His 10 Kids, Including Newborn Son
TMZ, 2018-12-27 15:16:00
Eddie Murphy's family tree was on full display this Christmas ... and he looked like a proud papa right in the center of it. The comedian was encircled by his 10 children Tuesday in a holiday family photo that included his fiancee, Paige Butcher,…

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