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
Height5'10" (1.78m)
SpouseNicole Mitchell (m 1993 - 2006)
PartnerMelanie Brown , Tracey Edmonds , Paige Butcher (2012 - present)
ChildrenKris , Bria Murphy , Max Charles Murphy , Myles Murphy , Zola Ivy Murphy , Shayne Murphy , Bella Murphy , Angel Murphy Brown , Izzy Oona Murphy
ParentsLillian Murphy , Charles Edward Murphy
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Videos

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Eddie Murphy insists he never 'made fun' of Michael Jackson

The comedian imitated the late King of Pop during his days on Saturday Night Live in the early '80s. But during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday, Eddie argued that his impersonation was always "funny". "If you look at the stuff I did on Michael, it was never mean-spirited. It was always funny stuff, because I knew him. I never made fun of him." "But I wasn't making fun of him. He was Michael and I was doing funny Michael." Eddie also claimed Michael's real speaking voice was lower than what he used in public.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

You People
You People
R
1h 57min
2022
Far Far Away Idol
Far Far Away Idol
0h 7min
2004
Coming 2 America
Coming 2 America
PG-13
1h 49min
2021
Dolemite Is My Name
Dolemite Is My Name
R
1h 58min
2019
Mr. Church
Mr. Church
PG-13
1h 44min
2016
Tower Heist
Tower Heist
PG-13
1h 45min
2011
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular
0h 8min
2010
Shrek Forever After
Shrek Forever After
PG
1h 35min
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

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
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
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleDreamgirls (film)Winner
2007Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleDreamgirls (film)Nominated