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Charlie Murphy

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Charlie Murphy
Murphy in December 2009.
Charles Quinton Murphy

(1959-07-12)July 12, 1959
DiedApril 12, 2017(2017-04-12) (aged 57)
New York City, U.S.
Years active1980–2017
Tisha Taylor Murphy
(m. 1997; wid. 2009)
RelativesEddie Murphy (brother)

Charles Quinton Murphy (July 12, 1959 – April 12, 2017) was an American actor and comedian. He is the older brother of Eddie Murphy.[1]

Murphy was best known for being a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show and for writing and starring in the Adult Swim animated series The Boondocks. He also wrote the screenplay for Norbit and Vampire in Brooklyn.

Murphy died from leukemia on April 12, 2017 in New York City at the age of 57.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The other funny Murphy, Eddie's brother Charlie". The Daily Telegraph. March 11, 2012. Archived from the original on June 7, 2014. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  2. "Eddie Murphy's brother Charlie Murphy dead at 57: TMZ". fox5sandiego.com. 12 April 2017. Retrieved 12 April 2017.
  3. "Comedian Charlie Murphy Dead at 57 After Leukemia Battle". TMZ. 2017-04-12. Retrieved 2017-04-12.

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