Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

American comedian
Movie star, SNL savior, top standup of the early 1980s, releasing classic comedy albums and concert films.
BornApril 3, 1961
HometownBrooklyn, New York, United States of America
Net worth$200 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseNicole Mitchell (m 1993 - 2006)
PartnerMelanie Brown , Tracey Edmonds , Paige Butcher (2012 - present)
ChildrenKris , Izzy Oona Murphy , Bella Murphy , Zola Ivy Murphy , Shayne Murphy , Max Charles Murphy , Bria Murphy , Myles Murphy , Angel Murphy Brown
ParentsLillian Murphy , Charles Edward Murphy
Profile

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Videos

Why did Lizzo feel 'sad' watching Eddie Murphy wear fat-suits in movies?

Lizzo is a huge fan of Eddie Murphy - but was saddened by his "fat-suit movies".
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Coming 2 America
Coming 2 America
PG-13
1h 49min
2021
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular
0h 8min
2010
Far Far Away Idol
Far Far Away Idol
0h 7min
2004
Eddie Murphy: Laugh 'Til It Hurts
Eddie Murphy: Laugh 'Til It Hurts
2021
Mr. Church
Mr. Church
PG-13
1h 44min
2016
Eddie Murphy: The Mark Twain Prize
Eddie Murphy: The Mark Twain Prize
2015
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular
2014
Jerry Lewis: Method to the Madness
Jerry Lewis: Method to the Madness
2011
Tower Heist
Tower Heist
PG-13
1h 47min
2011
The Making Of: Tower Heist
The Making Of: Tower Heist
2011
Shrek Forever After
Shrek Forever After
1h 33min
2010
Imagine That
Imagine That
PG
1h 47min
2009
Meet Dave
Meet Dave
PG
1h 30min
2008
Shrek the Third
Shrek the Third
PG
1h 33min
2007
Norbit
Norbit
R
1h 42min
2007
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
PG-13
2h 21min
2006
Shrek 2
Shrek 2
PG
1h 32min
2004
The Haunted Mansion
The Haunted Mansion
PG
1h 28min
2003
Daddy Day Care
Daddy Day Care
PG
1h 32min
2003
I Spy
I Spy
PG-13
1h 36min
2002
The Adventures of Pluto Nash
The Adventures of Pluto Nash
PG-13
1h 35min
2002
Showtime
Showtime
PG-13
1h 35min
2002
Dr. Dolittle 2
Dr. Dolittle 2
PG
1h 27min
2001
Shrek
Shrek
PG
1h 29min
2001
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
PG-13
1h 46min
2000

Albums

So Happy
So Happy
1989
How Could It Be
How Could It Be
1985
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
1982
Oh Jah Jah
Oh Jah Jah
2015
Temporary
Temporary
2014
Promise (You Won't Break My Heart)
Promise (You Won't Break My Heart)
2013
Red Light
Red Light
2013
All I "$%*@*#" Know
All I "$%*@*#" Know
1998
Greatest Comedy Hits
Greatest Comedy Hits
1997
Love's Alright
Love's Alright
1993

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2020Golden GlobeBest Actor in a Motion Picture -- Musical or ComedyDolemite Is My NameNominated
2007Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleDreamgirls (film)Nominated
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleDreamgirls (film)Winner
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureDreamgirls (film)Nominated
2007Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureDreamgirls (film)Winner