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Eddie Murphy

Actor | * 04/03/1961 (58) | Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, screen writer, singer, and film producer. Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked #10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. In films, Murphy has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs., the Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls. Murphy's work as a voice actor in films includes Thurgood Stubbs in T..."> ()
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Edward "Eddie" Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, voice actor, film director, producer, comedian and singer. He is the second-highest grossing actor in motion picture history. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984, and has worked as a stand-up comedian. He was ranked #10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. He has received Golden Globe Award nominations for Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actor for his performance in 48 Hrs and best actor in a comedy or musical for his performances in Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls, and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the same role. Murphy's work as a voice actor includes Thurgood Stubbs in The PJs, Donkey in the Shrek series and the dragon Mushu in Disney's Mulan. In some of his films, he plays multiple roles in addition to his main character, intended as a tribute to one of his idols Peter Sellers, who played multiple roles in Dr. Strangelove and elsewhere. Murphy has played multiple roles in Coming to America, Wes Craven's Vampire In Brooklyn, the Nutty Professor films (where he played the title role in two incarnations, plus his father, brother, mother, and grandmother), Bowfinger, and 2007's Norbit.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Animation

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Eddie Murphy

Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Grammy Award Golden Globe Award Saturn Award Screen Actors Guild Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Movies with Eddie Murphy as Actor(69)

as Prince Akeem2020 Coming 2 America
as Rudy Ray Moore2019 Dolemite Is My Name
as Henry Church2016 Mr. Church
as Jack McCall2012 A Thousand Words
as Slide2011 Tower Heist
as Donkey (voice)2010 Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular
as Gumby (archive footage)2010 The Women of SNL
as Donkey (voice)2010 Shrek Forever After
as Evan Danielson2009 Imagine That
as (archive footage)2009 Rapture Adrenaline
as Dave Ming Chang / Kapitän2008 Meet Dave
as Donkey (voice)2007 Shrek the Halls
as Donkey (voice)2007 Shrek the Third
as Norbit / Rasputia / Mr. Wong2007 Norbit
as James "Thunder" Early2006 Dreamgirls
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)2005 Fuck
as Donkey (voice)2004 Far Far Away Idol
as Donkey (voice)2004 Shrek 2
as Donkey (voice)2003 The Ghost of Lord Farquaad
as Jim Evers2003 The Haunted Mansion
as Charlie Hinton2003 Daddy Day Care
as Officer Trey Sellars2002 Showtime
as Kelly Robinson2002 I Spy
as Donkey (voice)2001 Shrek
as Dr. John Dolittle2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
as Donkey (voice) (singing voice)2001 Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party
as Professor Sherman Klump and various roles2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
as Rayford Gibson1999 Life
as Kit Ramsey | Jeffernson 'Jiff' Ramsey1999 Bowfinger
as G1998 Holy Man
as Mushu (voice)1998 Mulan
as Dr. John Dolittle1998 Doctor Dolittle
as Inspektor Scott Roper1997 Metro
as Sherman Klump | Buddy Love1996 The Nutty Professor
as Maximillian | Pauly | Guido1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
as Axel Foley1994 Beverly Hills Cop III
as King (Remember The Time)1993 Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films
as Thomas Jefferson Johnson1992 The Distinguished Gentleman
as Marcus Graham1992 Boomerang
as Reggie Hammond1990 Another 48 Hrs.
as Himself (archive footage)1989 Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary
as Quick1989 Harlem Nights
as Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul1988 Coming to America
as himself1987 Eddie Murphy Raw
as Det. Axel Foley1987 Beverly Hills Cop II
as Chandler Jarrell1986 The Golden Child
as Det. Axel Foley1984 Beverly Hills Cop
as Lieutenant T.M. Landry1984 Best Defense
as Billy Ray Valentine1983 Trading Places
as Reggie Hammond1982 48 Hrs.

TV Shows/Series with Eddie Murphy as Actor(13)

Movies with Eddie Murphy as Crew(18)

Production/Producer2019 Dolemite Is My Name
Production/Producer2011 Tower Heist
Writing/Author2007 Norbit
Production/Producer2007 Norbit
Production/Executive Producer2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Production/Producer1999 Life
Production/Producer1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
Production/Executive Producer1990 The Kid Who Loved Christmas
Directing/Director1989 Harlem Nights
Writing/Screenplay1989 Harlem Nights
Production/Executive Producer1989 Harlem Nights
Writing/Story1988 Coming to America
Writing/Writer1987 Eddie Murphy Raw
Production/Executive Producer1987 Eddie Murphy Raw
Writing/Other1987 Eddie Murphy Raw
Writing/Story1987 Beverly Hills Cop II
Production/Producer1983 Eddie Murphy: Delirious
Writing/Author1983 Eddie Murphy: Delirious

TV Shows/Series with Eddie Murphy as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer1999 The PJs
Writing/Writer1975 Saturday Night Live

Additional Information

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Full Name: Edward Regan Murphy
Born: 04/03/1961 in Brooklyn (current age: 58)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Record Label: Motown
Spouses (current/former): Nicole Mitchell Murphy
Partner (current/former): Melanie Brown, Tracey Edmonds, Paige Butcher
Children: Bria Murphy
Siblings: Charlie Murphy
Other names for Eddie Murphy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Edward Regan Murphy"
"Eddie" (Nickname)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:557, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/23/2019