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Charlie Murphy Dead - Comedian & Eddie Murphy's Brother Dies From Leukemia at 57

Charlie Murphy Dead - Comedian & Eddie Murphy's Brother Dies From Leukemia at 57

Charlie Murphy has passed away at the age of 57 after battling leukemia.

The 57-year-old entertainer was a successful stand up comedian who notably co-starred on the Chappelle Show. He also co-wrote some of his brother Eddie Murphy‘s movies, and appeared in Are We There Yet, The Boondocks and Black Jesus.

Charlie passed away in a New York City hospital. He recently toured with Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez and D.L. Hughley.

Charlie left behind three children. His wife, Tisha Taylor Murphy, passed away in 2009 from cancer.

Our thoughts are with Charlie‘s loved ones during this time.

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  • Faith + 1

    Way too young. RIP Charlie

  • Stormborn

    His poor kids :/ – R.I.P. CM

  • Jett Rink

    Always loved him.

    RIP Charlie

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  • suzybel

    Wow, I did not know Eddie Murphy had a brother. They look so much alike. R.I.P. Charlie.

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