Name: Eddie Murphy
Birth Name: 
Edward Regan Murphy
Birth Date: 
April 3, 1961
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, NY
Occupation: 
Actor
Relationship Status: 
Single
Celebrity Ranking # 1572
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Eddie Murphy Teams Up with Snoop Lion for "Red Light:" Listen Here!

Posted Wednesday September 4, 2013 11:08 PM GMT

Exercising his vocal chops, Eddie Murphy lent his voice to a new reggae song from Snoop Dogg that the hit actor previewed on Tuesday (September 4).

Titled “Red Light,” the tune is not the “Beverly Hills Cop” actor's first foray in to music- he scored a hit with "Party All the Time” in 1985.

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Eddie Murphy Tops Forbes' List of Most Overpaid Actors

Posted Tuesday December 4, 2012 5:43 PM GMT

Highlighting the flops of the year, Forbes has released its list of Hollywood's 10 Most Overpaid Actors of 2012.

Topping the list this year is Eddie Murphy, who the magazine estimates that for every $1 he made, the films earned an average of $2.30. Those last three movies were the forgettable "Imagine That," "A Thousand Words," and "Meet Dave."

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Eddie Murphy Takes "Beverly Hills Cop" to TV

Posted Tuesday September 4, 2012 7:35 PM GMT

More than 25 years after the first "Beverly Hills Cop" movie was released, Eddie Murphy has reached a deal to bring the story to television.

Along with "The Shield" creator, Shawn Ryan, the 51-year-old comedian secured a pilot production commitment from CBS for a show revolving around the son of Axel Foley, Murphy's slick police detective from the movie and its two sequels.

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2012 NAACP Image Awards Nominees: Complete List

Posted Friday January 20, 2012 1:15 PM GMT

The show aims to “celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors,” and this year’s NAACP Image Awards nominees have been announced.

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Eddie Murphy Withdraws as Oscars Host

Posted Wednesday November 9, 2011 3:37 PM GMT

Pulling the plug on his planned night on the grandest of Hollywood stages, Eddie Murphy has withdrawn as the host of the 2012 Academy Awards.

The sudden announcement was made on Wednesday (November 9), with the "Tower Heist" actor breaking the news just after his good friend Brett Ratner resigned as producer of the show.

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"Tower Heist": In Theaters Now!

Posted Friday November 4, 2011 5:35 PM GMT

Offering up the high-anticipated crime-ridden comedy, Universal Pictures' "Tower Heist" has made its way to theaters nationwide (November 4).

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"Tower Heist" World Premiere Draws Out the Stars

Posted Monday October 24, 2011 11:37 PM GMT

Taking to the red carpet to debut their latest project, Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller tended to press duties at the New York City premiere of "Tower Heist" on Monday night (October 24).

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"Tower Heist" Debuts New, Action-Packed Trailer

Posted Thursday October 6, 2011 7:23 PM GMT

A plethora of new films are set to hit theaters in November and one of those happens to be “Tower Heist” - which has just unveiled yet another new trailer for potential theatergoers viewing pleasure.

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