Eddie Murphy Celebrity Watchlist

A comedy wunderkind who launched his stand-up career at age 15 and landed a spot on Saturday Night Live four years later in 1980, Eddie Murphy has enjoyed a roller-coaster career with remarkable highs and lows. Audiences were treated to his comedic genius,… (more)

Birth Name: Edward Regan Murphy

Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Birthday: April 3, 1961, Aries

Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Screenwriter, Director

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Baby No. 9 Is On the Way for Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy and his girlfriend, Paige Butcher, are expecting a baby, Us Weekly reports. This will be the ninth child for Murphy, 54, but his first with Butcher, 36, who is due in May. Murphy and Butcher, an Australian model whose acting credits incl… Read more

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Billy Crystal to host Oscars
00:49 — The blogosphere is abuzz at the moment over Billy Crystal's recent tweet that he will replace Eddie Murphy as the host of the 84th Annual Academy Awa (more…)
Eddie Murphy Goes After Bill Cosby in First Stand-Up in Nearly 30 Years
01:47 — The iconic comedian took the stage to accept the 'Mark Twain Prize' on Sunday night.
Eddie Murphy refused to play Bill Cosby on "SNL"
01:08 — Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Norm MacDonald said Eddie Murphy wouldn't play the scandal-plagued comedian during the show's 40th anniversar (more…)
Eddie Murphy Welcomes Baby No. 9!
01:06 — Murphy and his longtime girlfriend, Paige Butcher, welcomed their first child together on Tuesday morning.

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Tue Jul 26 6:45am
The Nutty Professor IFC

Eddie Murphy plays seven characters in this remake of the Jerry Lewis classic. In this version, a 400-lb. teacher named Sherman Klump is smitten with a graduate student, and in an effort to impress her, he drinks a potion that transforms him into the slim (more…)

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Tue Jul 26 8:25am
Dr. Dolittle 2 HBO2

The doctor with a gift for talking to animals tries to mate two endangered bears to save a forest marked for destruction. Unfortunately, his main candidate is a performing bear with a taste for junk food and no natural skills in the wild.

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Tue Jul 26 9:00am
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps IFC

Eddie Murphy plays eight characters in this sequel about a portly genius whose hopes for marriage may be thwarted by his libidinous alter ego. Denise Gaines: Janet Jackson. Dean Richmond: Larry Miller. Jason: John Ales. Mr. Gaines: Richard Gant. Peter Sega (more…)

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VIDEO: Eddie Murphy Finally Brought Back His Bill Cosby Impression

Watch his first stand-up in 28 years

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Eddie Murphy in Talks to Star in Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor Biopic

Who will he play?

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Norm Macdonald: Eddie Murphy Refused to Play Bill Cosby on SNL 40th Anniversary Special

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Eddie Murphy Returns to Detroit for Beverly Hills Cop 4

Axel Foley is getting back to his roots! Beverly Hills Cop 4 will film in Detroit, The Asociated Pre…

Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall
Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall: We're Not Feuding

Reports of a feud between Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall have been greatly exaggerated. Murphy appear…

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The Monday Playlist: A Night for Moms (Mabley and Mom), Who's Turning 50

With her floppy hat and flapping gums, Jackie "Moms" Mabley is mostly remembered these days for her…

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  • Birth Name: Edward Regan Murphy
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Birthday: April 3, 1961, Aries
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Screenwriter, Director