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Eddie Murphy

Next star: W.C. Fields
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

Eddie Murphy says 'Dolemite Is My Name' (and Obama's urging) spurred his return to stand-up
USA Today Movies, 2019-10-03 18:46:28
Eddie Murphy is getting off his couch for a comedy explosion that starts with Netflix's "Dolemite Is My Name," hosting "SNL" and a return to stand-up.        

‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Review: Eddie Murphy, Raw and Cooking
NY Times Movies, 2019-10-02 22:54:51
Murphy, Wesley Snipes and an ensemble of accomplices elevate a not-bad biopic of an unlikely blaxploitation auteur.

Review: 'Dolemite Is My Name' returns Eddie Murphy to his R-rated comedic glory
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-10-02 20:42:02
Eddie Murphy's first R-rated comedy in 20 years is a rollicking success that should put him back in the awards race.

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