Name: Eddie Murphy
Birth Name: 
Edward Regan Murphy
Birth Date: 
April 3, 1961
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, NY
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 959

Top 10 Most Ironically Cast Movies Of All Time

Posted Thursday December 4, 2008 3:43 PM GMT

As we all know, many movies are ironically cast at the outset simply to showcase an actor’s diversity or to make some larger point. Examples in this league include Charlize Theron as a grotesque killer in Monster and Brad Pitt as a slummy, badass in Fight Club. However, some movies don’t reveal their ironies until many months or even years after an initial release. These cases are not only intriguing on their face value, but they sometimes make it seem like the movie itself has a role in determining the actor’s fate.


Eddie Murphy Turns 47

Posted Friday April 4, 2008 2:27 PM GMT

Eddie Murphy is having a stellar week. He just won a Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice award for his role as “Donkey” in “Shrek The Third” and last night he celebrated his 47th birthday.

The shindig took place at the uber-celebrity-friendly STK Restaurant in Los Angeles, California where the “Coming to America” actor was surrounded by family and friends.


Eddie Murphy’s Divorce Announcement

Posted Thursday January 17, 2008 1:36 PM GMT

As a depressing follow up to the Gossip Girls story on Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmonds’ romantic Bora Bora beachfront wedding, the newlywed couple is getting divorced.

And they won’t have to go through a whole legal ordeal, as the island ceremony was merely symbolic, and was never officially documented.


Eddie Murphy Ties the Knot

Posted Wednesday January 2, 2008 2:45 PM GMT

Besides beginning a whole new year on New Year’s Day, Eddie Murphy and his fiancé Tracey Edmonds began a marriage, exchanging vows in a private ceremony.

Ever since they got engaged this past July, we’ve been wondering when they’d say, “I do.” And it turns out they snuck off to a private island off the coast of Bora Bora and invited 25 of their closest friends and family for the occasion.


Melanie Brown Dances Her Way To Happiness

Posted Tuesday September 25, 2007 2:47 PM GMT

After spending the past few months publicly feuding with "deadbeat dad" Eddie Murphy, Melanie Brown has turned things around and is embracing a positive outlook on life.

The Spice Girl was all smiles as she made her debut on the hit ABC show "Dancing With The Stars" last night. Wearing a leopard-print ensemble, Mel B "cha-cha-cha'd her way to an impressive 24 as she shook her curvy, new-mom body with partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy."


Eddie Murphy and Mel B Sue Each Other

Posted Friday August 17, 2007 8:08 PM GMT

The next installment of drama surrounding Eddie Murphy and Mel B’s past relationship involves another lawsuit. However, this time it's Eddie suing Mel, claiming extortion and defamation.

The heart of the argument revolves around a difference of opinions concerning Eddie’s legal responsibilities to the child he fathered, as well as how Mel is releasing information to the media regarding the situation.


Melanie Brown Gets Real With Larry King

Posted Friday August 10, 2007 1:40 PM GMT

He gets the exclusive interviews with whomever he pleases, and last night Larry King talked candidly with Spice Girl Melanie Brown.

With the new baby, new marriage, and Eddie Murphy’s constant dissing, Mel had a few things to get off of her chest. And she took full advantage of her platform on Larry King Live last night.


Eddie Murphy Says He’s No Deadbeat Dad

Posted Monday August 6, 2007 3:31 PM GMT

In the age of DNA testing, it’s hard for men to deny paternity and get away with it. And Eddie Murphy is feeling the sting of knocking up Spice Girl Melanie Brown where it hurts the most… his wallet.

Mel has gone public with claims that Murphy hasn’t paid “one penny of child support.” In addition, Mel’s lawyer claimed that, "He (Murphy) has not indicated in his statement or to us that he plans to visit the baby."