Eddie Murphy is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and singer. His legal name is Edward Regan Murphy.
On April 3, 1961, he was born in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States. Eddie Murphy was the first black student body president at Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School, where he also participated in the drama club.
Eddie Murphy enrolled in Nassau Community College after graduating from high school but left his studies early to pursue a career in comedy.
From 1980 until 1984, he was a regular cast member of the sketch comedy program Saturday Night Live, where he first gained notoriety. Murphy, who is ranked No. 1, has also performed as a stand-up comic.
Eddie Murphy career
In addition to acting, Eddie Murphy is a voice actor who has contributed to a number of animated movies and TV shows, such as “Mulan” and “Shrek.” He gained notoriety in January 2023 when he alluded to the notorious Will Smith Oscars slap in a speech at the 80th Golden Globes Awards.
Eddie Murphy Parents: Meet Charles Edward and Lillian Murphy
Eddie Murphy was born to Lillian Murphy (mother) and Charles Edward Murphy in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States (father). Eddie Murphy’s parents supported him.
His father (1940-1969) was a transit police officer, an amateur actor, and a comedian, while his mother (1939-2000) worked as a telephone operator.