Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 03-04-1961
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Edward "Eddie" Regan Murphy

  • Popularity: 8.67
  • Homepage: N/A

Edward "Eddie" Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, voice actor, film director, producer, comedian and singer. He is the second-highest grossing actor in motion picture history. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984, and has worked as a stand-up comedian. He was ranked #10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. He has received Golden Globe Award nominations for Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actor for his performance in 48 Hrs and best actor in a comedy or musical for his performances in Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls, and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the same role. Murphy's work as a voice actor includes Thurgood Stubbs in The PJs, Donkey in the Shrek series and the dragon Mushu in Disney's Mulan. In some of his films, he plays multiple roles in addition to his main character, intended as a tribute to one of his idols Peter Sellers, who played multiple roles in Dr. Strangelove and elsewhere. Murphy has played multiple roles in Coming to America, Wes Craven's Vampire In Brooklyn, the Nutty Professor films (where he played the title role in two incarnations, plus his father, brother, mother, and grandmother), Bowfinger, and 2007's Norbit.

Year Movie Character
1984 Beverly Hills Cop as Det. Axel Foley
1987 Beverly Hills Cop II as Det. Axel Foley
1994 Beverly Hills Cop III as Det. Axel Foley
2006 Dreamgirls as James "Thunder" Early
1986 The Golden Child as Chandler Jarrell
1992 The Distinguished Gentleman as Thomas Jefferson Johnson
1998 Doctor Dolittle as Dr. John Dolittle
2003 Daddy Day Care as Charlie Hinton
2003 The Haunted Mansion as Jim Evers
2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 as Dr. John Dolittle
1992 Boomerang as Marcus Graham
2008 Meet Dave as Dave Ming Chang
1999 Life as Rayford Gibson
1990 Another 48 Hrs. as Reggie Hammond
2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash as Pluto Nash
2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps as Sherman Klump
1995 Vampire in Brooklyn as Maximillian / Pauly / Guido
1997 Metro as Inspektor Scott Roper
1989 Harlem Nights as Quick
1996 The Nutty Professor as Sherman Klump
1988 Coming to America as Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul
1998 Holy Man as G
2007 Norbit as Norbit / Rasputia / Mr. Wong
2010 Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular as Donkey (voice)
1983 Eddie Murphy: Delirious as himself
1987 Eddie Murphy Raw as Himself
2009 Imagine That as Evan Danielson
2012 A Thousand Words as Jack McCall
2004 Far Far Away Idol as Donkey (voice)
2012 Eddie Murphy: One Night Only as Himself
2016 Mr. Church as Henry Church
2019 Dolemite Is My Name as Rudy Ray Moore
1982 48 Hrs. as Reggie Hammond
2001 Shrek as Donkey (voice)
2004 Shrek 2 as Donkey (voice)
2007 Shrek the Third as Donkey (voice)
1983 Trading Places as Billy Ray Valentine
2010 Shrek Forever After as Donkey (voice)
1998 Mulan as Mushu (voice)
1984 Best Defense as Lieutenant T.M. Landry
1999 Bowfinger as Kit Ramsey | Jeffernson 'Jiff' Ramsey
2002 I Spy as Kelly Robinson
2003 The Ghost of Lord Farquaad as Donkey (voice)
2007 Shrek the Halls as Donkey (voice)
2011 Tower Heist as Slide
2012 Shrek's Thrilling Tales as Donkey (voice)
1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy
2010 Shrek’s Yule Log as Donkey
2021 Beverly Hills Cop 4 as Axel Foley
2020 Coming 2 America as Prince Akeem
1970 Untitled Grumpy Old Men Remake
2002 Showtime as Officer Trey Sellars
2001 Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party as Donkey (voice) (singing voice)
1985 B.B. King: Into the Night as Himself
2001 Creating a Fairy Tale World: The Making of Shrek as Himself
1970 Shrek 5 as Donkey (voice)
1970 Triplets
2020 420 Awards - 2nd Annual Event as Himself / Various (archive footage)
2013 Moms Mabley as Himself
2020 Feeding America Comedy Festival as Himself
2020 Michael Jackson What If?
2020 Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
2011 Shrek: Once Upon a Time as Self
2014 Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of The Comic Strip as Himself
1994 But... Seriously as Himself (archive footage)
1995 Michael Jackson - Video Greatest Hits - HIStory as Pharaoh (segment "Remember the Time")
1993 Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films as King (Remember The Time)
2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History as Himself
1989 Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary as Himself (archive footage)
2005 Fuck as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
2010 The Women of SNL as Gumby (archive footage)
1989 Harlem Nights
1999 Life
2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
1989 Harlem Nights
2007 Norbit
1983 Eddie Murphy: Delirious
2011 Tower Heist
1987 Eddie Murphy Raw
1990 The Kid Who Loved Christmas
2019 Dolemite Is My Name
2021 Beverly Hills Cop 4
1987 Beverly Hills Cop II
1989 Harlem Nights
2007 Norbit
1987 Eddie Murphy Raw
1987 Eddie Murphy Raw
1988 Coming to America
1983 Eddie Murphy: Delirious

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