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Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian Lynch (born: Lillian Laney), a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a Breyer's Ice Cream plant. His brothers are Charlie ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 32 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Nutty Professor (El profesor chiflado) Sherman Klump / Buddy Love / Lance Perkins / Papa Klump / Mama Klump / Grandma Klump / Ernie Klump
Dreamgirls James 'Thunder' Early
El príncipe de Zamunda Prince Akeem / Clarence / Saul / Randy Watson
Shrek Donkey


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  Beverly Hills Cop 4 (announced)
Axel Foley
 2019 Dolemite Is My Name (post-production)
Rudy Ray Moore
 2016 Mr. Church
Henry Church
 2013 Beverly Hills Cop (TV Movie)
Det. Axel Foley
 2012 Shrek's Thrilling Tales (Video short)
Donkey (voice)
 2012/I Mil palabras
Jack McCall
 2011 Un golpe de altura
 2010 Shrek's Yule Log (Short)
 2010 Villancicos Navidespectaculares de Asno (Short)
Donkey (voice)
 2010 Shrek: Felices para siempre...
Donkey (voice)
 2009 Imagine
Evan Danielson
 2008 Atrapado en un pirado
Dave / Captain
 2007 Shreketefeliz Navidad (TV Short)
Donkey (voice)
 2007 Shrek tercero
Donkey (voice)
 2007 Norbit
Norbit / Rasputia / Mr. Wong
 2006 Dreamgirls
James 'Thunder' Early
 2004 Far Far Away Idol (Video short)
Donkey (voice)
 2004 El padre de la manada (TV Series)
- Donkey (2004) ... Donkey (voice)
 2004 Shrek 2
Donkey (voice)
 2003 La mansión encantada
Jim Evers
 2003 Shrek 4-D (Short)
Donkey (voice)
 2003 Papá Canguro
Charlie Hinton
 2002 Soy espía
 2002 Pluto Nash
Pluto Nash
 2002 Showtime
Officer Trey Sellars
 1999-2001 Los PJ (TV Series)
Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs
- Clip Show (2001) ... Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs (voice)
- Parole Officer and a Gentleman (2000) ... Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs (voice)
- The Last Affirmative Action Hero (2000) ... Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs (voice)
- Robbin' HUD (2000) ... Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs (voice)
- The Jeffersons (2000) ... Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs (voice)
 2001 Shrek en el baile con karaoke en la ciénaga (Video short)
Donkey (voice, singing voice)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Dr. John Dolittle
 2001 Shrek
Donkey (voice)
 2000 El profesor chiflado II: La familia Klump
Sherman Klump / Buddy Love / Granny Klump / ...
 1999 Bowfinger, el pícaro
Kit Ramsey / Jiff Ramsey
 1999/I Condenados a fugarse
Rayford Gibson
 1998 Dr. Dolittle
Dr. John Dolittle
 1998 Mulan
Mushu (voice)
 1997 El negociador
Insp. Scott Roper
 1996 The Nutty Professor (El profesor chiflado)
Sherman Klump / Buddy Love / Lance Perkins / ...
 1995 Un vampiro suelto en Brooklyn
Maximillian / Preacher Pauly / Guido
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video)
Pharaoh (segment "Remember the Time")
 1994 Superdetective en Hollywood III
Det. Axel Foley
 1993 Dangerous: The Short Films (Video)
Pharaoh ('Remember the Time' video)
 1993 Eddie Murphy Feat. Michael Jackson: Whatzupwitu (Video short)
Eddie Murphy
 1992 Michael Jackson: Remember the Time (Video short)
King (uncredited)
 1992 Su distinguida señoría
Thomas Jefferson Johnson
 1990 48 horas más
Reggie Hammond
 1989 Noches de Harlem
 1989 What's Alan Watching? (TV Special)
Protester / James Brown
 1988 El príncipe de Zamunda
Prince Akeem / Clarence / Saul / ...
 1987 Superdetective en Hollywood II
Axel Foley
 1986 El chico de oro
Chandler Jarrell
 1985 Eddie Murphy: Party All the Time (Video short)
Eddie Murphy
 1984 Superdetective en Hollywood
Axel Foley
 1984 La mejor defensa... ¡El ataque!
Lieutenant T.M. Landry
 1980-1984 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Buckwheat / Tyrone Green / ...
- George McGovern/Madness (1984) ... Carl
- Billy Crystal/Al Jarreau (1984) ... Mr. Breckman
- Edwin Newman/Kool & The Gang (1984) ... Various
- Jamie Lee Curtis/The Fixx (1984) ... Various / Tyrone Green
- Robin Williams/Adam Ant (1984) ... Various
 1983 Best of the Big Laff Off (Video)
 1983 Entre pillos anda el juego
Billy Ray Valentine
 1982 Límite: 48 horas
Reggie Hammond
Show Show Writer (17 credits)
Show Show Producer (20 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (26 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (130 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (86 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial (Japan only): Toyota Celica GT-Four See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 17 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fred Braughton | Edward 'Eddie' Regan Murphy


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

With the success that I've had and the money that I make, if I and a white man went out to get a cab together, the cab wouldn't stop for me. It would stop for the white man. See more »


Owns the original Ernie Barnes painting "The Sugar Shack" from the popular TV series Good Times (1974). See more »


Often plays multiple characters in one movie See more »


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