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Eddie Murphy

American Actor Eddie Murphy

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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.

Birth Date
Age 58
Born
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Occuption
  • Actor
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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2011 Tower Heist United States Slide Actor 0.00
2001 Shrek United States Donkey (voice) Actor 0.00
1999 Bowfinger United States Kit Ramsey | Jeffernson 'Jiff' Ramsey Actor 0.00
1998 Mulan United States Mushu (voice) Actor 0.00
1984 Beverly Hills Cop United States Det. Axel Foley Actor 0.00
1984 Best Defense United States Lieutenant T.M. Landry Actor 0.00
1983 Trading Places United States Billy Ray Valentine Actor 0.00
1982 48 Hrs. United States Reggie Hammond Actor 0.00