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Charlie Murphy

Charlie Murphy was an actor, comedian, and writer and older brother of Eddie Murphy. On “Chappelle’s Show,” he lent his comedy chops to Dave Chappelle's popular sketches about partying with Rick James and Prince. He also appeared on "Are We There Yet?" and “Power.” He did voice over work on "The Boondocks" and had a lead role on Adult Swim's "Black Jesus." Murphy was featured in the stand-up comedy tour "The Comedy Get Down" with headliners George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, Cedric the Entertainer, and D.L. Hughley. Murphy's wife, Tisha, died from cervical cancer in 2009. He had two children with her and another from a previous relationship. Murphy lost his battle with leukemia and died on April 12, 2017 at the age of 57.

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Charlie Murphy Kept Illness Secret from 'Power' Cast and Crew

Charlie Murphy
Hid Cancer from 'Power' Castmates

Charlie Murphy kept his battle with leukemia so private, most people who worked with him on "Power" had no idea he was sick. Production sources on the show -- which stars 50 Cent -- tell us they… READ MORE >

Celebrities React to Comedian Charlie Murphy's Death

Charlie Murphy
Thanks for the Laughs

Charlie Murphy's legacy of being a seriously funny guy is being remembered in all sorts of ways by his friends including Chris Rock, Gabrielle Union, MC Hammer and many more ... We just lost one… READ MORE >

- 248 days ago
Prince -- Charlie Murphy Speaks Out (VIDEO)

Prince
Charlie Murphy Speaks Out

Charlie Murphy is reflecting on his most famous basketball opponent ... opening up about how Prince didn't just change music -- he changed the world.  Of course, Charlie's "Chappelle's Show"… READ MORE >

- 604 days ago
Jon Hamm -- In Need of a Commando Cover-Up

Jon Hamm
In Need of a ... Commando Cover-Up

Jon Hamm's willie is a little too free, according to the companies lining up to help him hide his salami. But fear not Jon ... some people are still ready to defend your right to flaunt your… READ MORE >

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