Eddy Murphy Brother's Charlie Murphy Dead At 57.

Eddy Murphy Brother's Charlie Murphy Dead At 57.
Comedian Charlie Murphy has died on Wednesday following battle with Leukemia in a New York City hospital, TMZ is reporting.

The publication says Charlie’s manager confirmed the news noting that he had been undergoing chemotherapy. He was 57.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1959,brother to Eddie Murphy Charlie would go on to become a successful standup comedian and actor like his brother, Eddie Murphy, and famously co-starred on "Chappelle's Show" with Dave Chappelle. one of his most famous appearances was in a skit on “Chappelle’s Show,” about the night he partied with Prince.

Charlie Murphy also co-wrote some of Eddie's movies, including "Norbit" and "Vampire in Brooklyn," and appeared on screen in "Are We There Yet?" and "Black Jesus." Murphy also starred in the animated comedy "The Boondocks." Charlie had a brief rap career as a member of the K-9 Posse in the late ’80s.

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