Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and singer. He rose to fame on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which he was a regular cast member from 1980 to 1984. Murphy has also worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
|Full name at birth||
Edward Regan Murphy
|Claim to fame||
his roles as Axel Foley in the Beverly Hills Cop film series, Professor Sherman Klump/Buddy Love in the Nutty Professor film series, Dr. John Dolittle in the Dr. Dolittle film series and the voice of Donkey in the Shrek film series
|Date of birth||
3 April 1961
|Place of birth||
Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Singer, Director, and Musician
5' 9" (175 cm)
170 lbs (77 kg)
Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School Roosevelt, Long Island, New York, USA (1979)
Nassau Community College of the State University of New York, Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA (no degree)
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
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