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Eddie Murphy (I)


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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Personal Details

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 »

Alternate Names:

Fred Braughton | Edward 'Eddie' Regan Murphy

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on why he lost his trademark laugh] I don't laugh like that anymore, somehow it doesn't come out. It's weird to change something that's as natural as that. But it started out as a real laugh, then it turned into people laughing because they thought my laugh was funny, and then there were a couple of times where I laughed because I knew it would make people laugh. Then it got weird. People came ... See more »

Trivia:

(January 30, 2002) His wife Nicole Mitchell Murphy gave birth to their daughter Bella Zahra. See more »

Trademark:

His goofy laugh See more »

Nickname:

Murph See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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