The year 2019 was notable for many ups and downs, but one of the more pleasant surprises was the return of comic actor Eddie Murphy
back into our lives thanks to his performance as scrappy underground filmmaker Rudy Ray Moore
in the Netflix
comedic biopic “Dolomite Is My Name.” Even better was enjoying Murphy’s recent hosting stint on the TV variety show that launched his career, “Saturday Night Live
,” as he revived such beloved characters as Gumby, Buckwheat, Mr. Robinson and Velvet Jones
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Apparently, the folks behind the Critics’ Choice Awards took note of his rather successful showbiz comeback — including nominating Murphy for his “Dolemite
” performance — and have decided to present him with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 25th edition of their ceremony. The event will air live on the CW Television Network on Sunday, January 12, 7 to 10 p.