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Charlie Murphy (VIII)


Charlie Murphy was born on July 12, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles Quinton Murphy. He is an actor and writer, known for Night at the Museum (2006), Norbit (2007) and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004). He was previously married to Tisha Taylor Murphy. See full bio »

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Known For

Night at the Museum
Night at the Museum Taxi Driver
(2006)
Norbit
Norbit Floyd the Dog
(2007)
Black Jesus
(2014-2015)

Filmography

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 2017 The Comedy Get Down (TV Series) (filming)
Charlie Murphy
- Shirts and Skin (2017)
- Weekend at Eddie's ... Charlie Murphy
 2017 Power (TV Series)
Marshal Williams
- Don't Thank Me (2017) ... Marshal Williams
- Episode #4.4 (2017) ... Marshal Williams
- Episode #4.3 (2017) ... Marshal Williams
- Things Are Going to Get Worse (2017) ... Marshal Williams
 2016 Meet the Blacks
Key Flo
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Bellybomb
- Journey to the Center of Mikey's Mind (2016) ... Bellybomb (voice)
 2014-2015 Black Jesus (TV Series)
Vic
- Good for Nothing (2015) ... Vic
- Janky Cable (2015) ... Vic
- Never Say When (2015) ... Vic
- Thy Neighbor's Strife (2015) ... Vic
 2012-2014 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
A Cat Named Rollo
- Honky Kong or White Apes Can't Hump (2012) ... A Cat Named Rollo (voice)
 2014 Charlie Murphy's Law (TV Series)
Charlie
 2013 A Saturday Is a Terrible Thing to Waste (Short)
Sensei (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2013 The Rickey Smiley Show (TV Series)
Damon
- Lights, Camera, Act a Fool (2013) ... Damon (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2013 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Don McKinney
- Hookman (2013) ... Don McKinney
 2012 Moving Day
Ced (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2011 The Cookout 2 (TV Movie)
Coach Ashmokeem (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2005-2010 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Ed Wuncler III
- It's Goin' Down (2010) ... Ed Wuncler III (voice)
- The Fund-Raiser (2010) ... Ed Wuncler III (voice)
- The Red Ball (2010) ... Ed Wuncler III (voice)
- Bitches to Rags (2010) ... Ed Wuncler III (voice)
 2010 Freaknik: The Musical (TV Movie)
Al Sharpton / Perminator (voice)
 2009 Nite Tales: The Series (TV Series)
Samson
- Pill Time (2009) ... Samson (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2009 Frankenhood
Franklin (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2008 The Hustle
Junior Walker
 2008 Bar Starz
Clay the Doorman / Arnie
 2007 Twisted Fortune
Angel Robbins (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2007 The Perfect Holiday
J-Jizzy
 2007 Unearthed
Hank
 2007/I Universal Remote
Various (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2007 Norbit
Floyd the Dog (voice)
 2007 Mattie Fresno and the Holoflux Universe
Griss (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2007 Natural Born Komics (Video)
 2006 Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street (TV Movie)
Big Kid (voice)
 2006 Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness (TV Movie)
Big Kid (voice, as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2005 Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure (Video Game)
White Mike (voice)
 2005 King's Ransom
Herb Clarke
 2005/I Lovesick
Damian (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Jizzy B (voice)
 2004 One on One (TV Series)
Senator Larry Eldredge
- Rock the Vote (2004) ... Senator Larry Eldredge
 2003-2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series)
Buc Nasty / Various / Stinky / ...
- Episode #2.13 (2004) ... Various (uncredited)
- Episode #2.11 (2004) ... Buc Nasty
- Episode #2.10 (2004) ... Stinky (voice, as Charles Q. Murphy)
- Episode #2.7 (2004) ... Rodney 'Quills' Dinkins
- Episode #2.2 (2004) ... Thug
 2003 Death of a Dynasty
Dick James / Dukey Man / Sock Head (as Charles Murphy)
 2002 Paper Soldiers
Johnson (as Charles Murphy)
 1999 Unconditional Love
Detective (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1998 The Players Club
Brooklyn (as Charles O. Murphy)
 1995 The Pompatus of Love
Saxophone Man
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short)
JC' (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1995 Martin (TV Series)
Bro Fo' Real
 1993 CB4
Gusto (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1991 Jungle Fever
Livin' Large (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1990 The Kid Who Loved Christmas (TV Movie) (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1990 Mo' Better Blues
Eggy (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1989 Harlem Nights
Jimmy (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1988 Sonny Spoon (TV Series)
Ratman
- Ratman Can (1988) ... Ratman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album (as K-9 Posse), "K-9 Posse," Arista/BMG Records 07822-18569, 1989. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Charles O. Murphy | Charles Q. Murphy | Charles Murphy

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the Rick James story on Chappelle's Show (2003)] I knew it was something [special] when we took it over to my baby brother [Eddie Murphy's] house. I was like, "Check out this Rick James sketch." And we watched it and he was silent throughout the whole sketch, so I thought it was horrible. Soon as it stopped playing, he just said one word: "Genius." And then busted out laughing like, "Play ... See more »

Trivia:

Son of Lillian Lynch. See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Cancer

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Funnier than his brother oioiforthepunx
Who do you think is funnier Charlie or Eddie? ondia20
This guy is hilarious! Gorilla Punk
Are Eddie Murphy and Charlie Murphy Related?? chivasfan23
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