Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

American, Actor
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Eddie Murphy

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.

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Eddie Murphy was born on 3 April 1961 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. His full name at birth was Edward Regan Murphy. He is best known as an actor. He attended high school at Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School Roosevelt, Long Island, New York, USA (1979). For university, he studied at Nassau Community College of the State University of New York, Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA (no degree). His religion is listed as Christian. He is 5' 9" (175 cm) tall and weighs 170 lbs (77 kg) with an average build. He has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $120,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign is Aries.
Full name at birth
Edward Regan Murphy
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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
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Date of birth
3 April 1961
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Place of birth
Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
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Age
61
Occupation
Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Singer, Director, and Musician
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Height
5' 9" (175 cm)
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Weight
170 lbs (77 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • His mustache
  • Big smile
  • Goofy laugh
  • Great sense of humor
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$120,000,000 USD
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High school
Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School Roosevelt, Long Island, New York, USA (1979)
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University
Nassau Community College of the State University of New York, Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA (no degree)
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Talent agency
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
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Partner: Paige Butcher (Engaged) 2 children
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Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy
The thing about kids is that they express emotion. They don`t hold back. If they want to cry, they cry, and if they are in a good mood, they`re in a good mood.
  • Although arguably the biggest movie star ever to come out of "Saturday Night Live" (1975), he has never attended a cast reunion and is not known to even talk about having been on the show.
  • Most successful ex-SNL star.
  • Chosen as #10 in Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comics of All Time.
  • Close friends with former late night talk show host Arsenio Hall
  • Hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 1993

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