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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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Night at the Museum
Night at the Museum Taxi Driver
Norbit Floyd the Dog
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 2016 Meet the Blacks
Key Flo
 2012 Moving Day
Ced (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2009 Frankenhood
Franklin (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2008 The Hustle
Junior Walker (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2008 Bar Starz
Clay the Doorman / Arnie
 2007 Twisted Fortune
Angel Robbins (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 2007 The Perfect Holiday
 2007 Unearthed
 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)
 2005 King's Ransom
Herb Clarke
 2005/I Lovesick
Damian (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 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
 1993 CB4
Gusto (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1991 Jungle Fever
Livin' Large (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1990 Mo' Better Blues
Eggy (as Charles Q. Murphy)
 1989 Harlem Nights
Jimmy (as Charles Q. Murphy)
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TV commercials for the albums "Sweat" and "Suit" by Nelly. (2004) See more »

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Alternate Names:

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


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[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 »


Was in the U.S. Navy until 1984. See more »



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