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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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