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Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian, a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a Breyer's Ice Cream plant. His siblings are Charlie Murphy and Vernon Lynch, Jr. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 32 wins & 59 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Henry Joseph Church (completed)
Henry Church
 2012 Shrek's Thrilling Tales (Video short)
Donkey (voice)
 2010 Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular (Short)
Donkey (voice)
 2010 Shrek Forever After
Donkey (voice)
 2007 Shrek the Halls (TV Short)
Donkey (voice)
 2007 Shrek the Third
Donkey (voice)
 2004 Far Far Away Idol (Video short)
Donkey (voice)
 2004 Father of the Pride (TV Series)
- Donkey (2004) ... Donkey (voice)
 2004 Shrek 2
Donkey (voice)
 2003 Shrek 4-D (Short)
Donkey (voice)
 2002 I Spy
 2001 Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (Video short)
Donkey (voice, singing voice)
 2001 Shrek
Donkey (voice)
 1999/I Life
Rayford Gibson
 1998 Holy Man
 1998 Mulan
Mushu (voice)
 1992 Boomerang
 1992 Michael Jackson: Remember the Time (Video short)
King (uncredited)
 1989 What's Alan Watching? (TV Special)
Protester / James Brown
 1980-1984 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Buckwheat / Tyrone Green / ...
- George McGovern/Madness (1984) ... Carl
- Edwin Newman/Kool & The Gang (1984) ... Various
- Jamie Lee Curtis/The Fixx (1984) ... Various
- Robin Williams/Adam Ant (1984) ... Various
 1984 The Joe Piscopo Special (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

: Album "Eddie Murphy: Greatest Hits" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 15 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fred Braughton | Edward 'Eddie' Regan Murphy


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

If you're involved in with something that's original, you know, you'll always go back and try to rehash it. See more »


Older brother Charlie Murphy is also an actor. Younger brother Vernon Jr. was half of the hip-hop group K-9 Posse, which released two albums in the late 1980s and early 1990s. See more »


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