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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.

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  • 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

marcmalkin
Variety, 2019-02-12 18:41:54
Halle Berry wasn’t immediately sold on the idea of a “Boomerang” reboot. The 1992 romantic comedy, which starred Berry, Eddie Murphy, and Robin Givens, told the tale of cocky ad executive and insatiable ladies’ man Marcus (Murphy) who meets his match in his new boss Jacqueline (Givens) — an exec ...

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-02-11 19:03:53
Paramount Pictures has set an Aug. 7, 2020, release date for its untitled sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy “Coming to America.” The studio hired “Hustle & Flow” helmer Craig Brewer to direct the project with Murphy expected to return as the star. The project has been in the ...

‘Boomerang’ Returns, as a BET Comedy
NY Times TV, 2019-02-07 15:00:04
Parts of the beloved Eddie Murphy movie feel retrograde today. For the TV sequel, Lena Waithe sought to revisit the characters through a “realistic lens.”

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