Charlie Murphy Biography
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Comedy Central Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Birthday: July 12, 1959 (Cancer)
Born In: New York, New York, United States
Charlie Quinton Murphy was an American actor, comedian, and writer, who is best remembered for his work in the comedy TV series ‘Chappelle’s Show’ which aired on Comedy Central. The show had earned huge popularity across America and was listed by TV Guide on their list of ‘TV’s Top 100 Shows’. Born in Brooklyn, New York City, Murphy began his film career with a minor role in the film ‘Harlem Nights’. The film, which was directed by his brother Eddie Murphy, was nominated for an Oscar. It was also a commercial success. Murphy played minor roles in several films during the 1990s, such as ‘The Player’s Club’ and ‘Unconditional Love’. Over the next few years, he also appeared in movies like ‘Paper Soldiers’, ‘Night at the Museum,’ and ‘Our Family Wedding’. His last work was in the horror comedy film ‘Meet the Blacks’, which was directed by Deon Taylor. He passed away of leukemia at the age of fifty-seven in 2017.