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Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1961, to Lillian, a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer, and 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, Jr. Eddie himself had aspirations ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 31 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Miles and Me (announced) (rumored)
 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
- Donkey (2004) ... Donkey (voice)
 2004 Shrek 2
Donkey (voice)
 2003 Shrek 4-D (Short)
Donkey (voice)
 2002 I Spy
Kelly
 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
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 1998 Mulan
Mushu (voice)
 1992 Boomerang
Marcus
 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)
Various
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Other Works:

Single: "How Could It Be" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Fred Braughton | Edward 'Eddie' Regan Murphy

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on scripts he receives] They'll come to you with this stuff, dialogue like "Hey, jive turkey!" Like, "you can play this irate black man." I'm going, "Hey, you have a script?" "No, that's it, you're angry with society and you beat up a Mafia person and you're friends with Drew Barrymore." It's like they had to throw in a white person there. See more »

Trivia:

He and his ex-wife, Nicole Mitchell Murphy, celebrated their first wedding anniversary in Montego Bay, Jamaica where they stayed for one week. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays multiple characters in one movie See more »

Nickname:

Ed See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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