Eddie Murphy

The Comedian


Eddie Murphy

actor, comedian
Born: 4/3/1961
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York


Film actor and comedian best known for his roles in movies such as 48 Hours (1982) and Beverly Hills Cop (1984). Murphy started out on Saturday Night Live in the early eighties, and has done mostly films since then. His comedy is sometimes raw, sometimes vulgar, almost always good. He has the incredible ability to transform himself into a character to the point where he himself is unrecognizable.