Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

April 3, 1961
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Edward "Eddie" Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, voice actor, film director, producer, comedian and singer. He is the second-highest grossing actor in motion picture history. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984, and has worked as a stand-up comedian. He was ranked #10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. He has received Golden Globe Award nominations for Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actor for his performance in 48 Hrs and best actor in a comedy or musical for his performances in Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls, and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the same role. Murphy's work as a voice actor includes Thurgood Stubbs in The PJs, Donkey in the Shrek series and the dragon Mushu in Disney's Mulan. In some of his films, he plays multiple roles in addition to his main character, intended as a tribute to one of his idols Peter Sellers, who played multiple roles in Dr. Strangelove and elsewhere. Murphy has played multiple roles in Coming to America, Wes Craven's Vampire In Brooklyn, the Nutty Professor films (where he played the title role in two incarnations, plus his father, brother, mother, and grandmother), Bowfinger, and 2007's Norbit.
Beverly Hills Cop IV (2016)
NR
0 votes

Beverly Hills Cop IV (2016)

Axel Foley
Shrek's Thrilling Tales (2012)
79%
15 votes

Shrek's Thrilling Tales (2012)

Donkey
A Thousand Words (2012)
69%
560 votes

A Thousand Words (2012)

Jack McCall
Tower Heist (2011)
68%
1,347 votes

Tower Heist (2011)

Slide
Shrek Forever After (2010)
70%
1,728 votes

Shrek Forever After (2010)

Donkey (voice)
Imagine That (2009)
61%
83 votes

Imagine That (2009)

Evan Danielson
Meet Dave (2008)
52%
218 votes

Meet Dave (2008)

Dave Ming Chang / Kapitän
Shrek the Halls (2007)
76%
159 votes

Shrek the Halls (2007)

Donkey (voice)
Shrek the Third (2007)
68%
1,951 votes

Shrek the Third (2007)

Donkey (voice)
Norbit (2007)
49%
259 votes

Norbit (2007)

Norbit
Dreamgirls (2006)
69%
178 votes

Dreamgirls (2006)

James "Thunder" Early
Far Far Away Idol (2004)
71%
43 votes

Far Far Away Idol (2004)

Donkey (voice)
Shrek 2 (2004)
75%
3,165 votes

Shrek 2 (2004)

Donkey (voice)
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
56%
175 votes

The Haunted Mansion (2003)

Jim Evers
Shrek 4-D (2003)
69%
36 votes

Shrek 4-D (2003)

Donkey (voice)
Daddy Day Care (2003)
60%
222 votes

Daddy Day Care (2003)

Charlie Hinton
I Spy (2002)
62%
200 votes

I Spy (2002)

Kelly Robinson
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
50%
93 votes

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

Pluto Nash
Showtime (2002)
61%
200 votes

Showtime (2002)

Officer Trey Sellars
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
54%
202 votes

Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

Dr. John Dolittle
Shrek (2001)
82%
5,140 votes

Shrek (2001)

Donkey (voice)
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
47%
165 votes

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

Professor Sherman Klump and various roles
Bowfinger (1999)
66%
168 votes

Bowfinger (1999)

Kit Ramsey | Jeffernson 'Jiff' Ramsey
Life (1999)
74%
110 votes

Life (1999)

Rayford Gibson
Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999)
NR
0 votes

Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999)

Mister Robinson (archive footage)
Holy Man (1998)
50%
65 votes

Holy Man (1998)

G
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
57%
479 votes

Doctor Dolittle (1998)

Dr. John Dolittle
Mulan (1998)
81%
2,056 votes

Mulan (1998)

Mushu (voice)
Metro (1997)
58%
70 votes

Metro (1997)

Inspektor Scott Roper
The Nutty Professor (1996)
55%
415 votes

The Nutty Professor (1996)

Sherman Klump | Buddy Love
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
48%
69 votes

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Maximillian | Pauly | Guido
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
66%
466 votes

Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

Axel Foley
Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films (1993)
61%
8 votes

Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films (1993)

King (Remember The Time)
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
68%
44 votes

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

Thomas Jefferson Johnson
Boomerang (1992)
63%
80 votes

Boomerang (1992)

Marcus Graham
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
70%
124 votes

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Reggie Hammond
Harlem Nights (1989)
68%
56 votes

Harlem Nights (1989)

Quick
Coming to America (1988)
75%
1,091 votes

Coming to America (1988)

Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul
Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)
83%
166 votes

Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

Himself
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
75%
829 votes

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Det. Axel Foley
The Golden Child (1986)
71%
291 votes

The Golden Child (1986)

Chandler Jarrell
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
80%
1,481 votes

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Det. Axel Foley
Best Defense (1984)
46%
9 votes

Best Defense (1984)

Lieutenant T.M. Landry
Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)
87%
225 votes

Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)

himself
Trading Places (1983)
81%
676 votes

Trading Places (1983)

Billy Ray Valentine
48 Hrs. (1982)
77%
258 votes

48 Hrs. (1982)

Reggie Hammond
Harlem Nights (1989)
68%
56 votes

Harlem Nights (1989)

 
Norbit (2007)
49%
259 votes

Norbit (2007)

Author
Harlem Nights (1989)
68%
56 votes

Harlem Nights (1989)

Screenplay
Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)
83%
166 votes

Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

Author
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
75%
829 votes

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Author
Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)
87%
225 votes

Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)

Author
Tower Heist (2011)
68%
1,347 votes

Tower Heist (2011)

 
Norbit (2007)
49%
259 votes

Norbit (2007)

 
Life (1999)
74%
110 votes

Life (1999)

 
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
48%
69 votes

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

 
Harlem Nights (1989)
68%
56 votes

Harlem Nights (1989)

 
The PJs
71%
7 votes

The PJs

 
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