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Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

American actor
Movie star, SNL savior, top standup of the early 1980s, releasing classic comedy albums and concert films.
BornApril 3, 1961
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$200 million
Height5'10" (1.78m)
SpouseNicole Mitchell
PartnerMelanie Brown, Tracey Edmonds, Paige Butcher
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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Happy Birthday, Eddie Murphy!

Edward Regan Murphy turns 63 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the comedian. 1. He is one of the highest-grossing actors in the U.S. 2. Murphy doesn’t read reviews. 3. He can sing and has singles of his own, “Party All the Time” and “Put Your Mouth On Me.” 4. Murphy became the only person to host 'Saturday Night Live' while also being a regular cast member. 5. His stand-up special, ‘Eddie Murphy Raw,’ is the No. 1 stand-up film of all time. Happy Birthday, Eddie Murphy!
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Albums

So Happy
So Happy
1989
How Could It Be
How Could It Be
1985
Comedian
Comedian
1983
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
2007Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureDreamgirls (film)Winner
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureDreamgirls (film)Nominated
2007Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleDreamgirls (film)Nominated
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleDreamgirls (film)Winner
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