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%
19 votes

Shrek's Thrilling Tales (2012)

Donkey
A Thousand Words (2012)
69%
631 votes

A Thousand Words (2012)

Jack McCall
Tower Heist (2011)
68%
1,511 votes

Tower Heist (2011)

Slide
Shrek Forever After (2010)
70%
2,067 votes

Shrek Forever After (2010)

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

Imagine That (2009)

Evan Danielson
Meet Dave (2008)
52%
261 votes

Meet Dave (2008)

Dave Ming Chang / Kapitän
Shrek the Halls (2007)
75%
187 votes

Shrek the Halls (2007)

Donkey (voice)
Shrek the Third (2007)
68%
2,334 votes

Shrek the Third (2007)

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

Norbit (2007)

Norbit
Dreamgirls (2006)
70%
226 votes

Dreamgirls (2006)

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

Far Far Away Idol (2004)

Donkey (voice)
Shrek 2 (2004)
75%
3,865 votes

Shrek 2 (2004)

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

The Haunted Mansion (2003)

Jim Evers
Shrek 4-D (2003)
72%
47 votes

Shrek 4-D (2003)

Donkey (voice)
Daddy Day Care (2003)
59%
286 votes

Daddy Day Care (2003)

Charlie Hinton
I Spy (2002)
61%
231 votes

I Spy (2002)

Kelly Robinson
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
49%
109 votes

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

Pluto Nash
Showtime (2002)
59%
242 votes

Showtime (2002)

Officer Trey Sellars
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
53%
251 votes

Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

Dr. John Dolittle
Shrek (2001)
81%
6,118 votes

Shrek (2001)

Donkey (voice)
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
48%
194 votes

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

Professor Sherman Klump and various roles
Saturday Night Live: Christmas (1999)
NR
0 votes

Saturday Night Live: Christmas (1999)

Mister Robinson (archive footage)
Bowfinger (1999)
65%
201 votes

Bowfinger (1999)

Kit Ramsey | Jeffernson 'Jiff' Ramsey
Life (1999)
73%
130 votes

Life (1999)

Rayford Gibson
Holy Man (1998)
52%
81 votes

Holy Man (1998)

G
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
57%
588 votes

Doctor Dolittle (1998)

Dr. John Dolittle
Mulan (1998)
81%
2,517 votes

Mulan (1998)

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

Metro (1997)

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

The Nutty Professor (1996)

Sherman Klump | Buddy Love
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
47%
94 votes

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

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

Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

Axel Foley
Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films (1993)
67%
10 votes

Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films (1993)

King (Remember The Time)
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
66%
57 votes

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

Thomas Jefferson Johnson
Boomerang (1992)
61%
100 votes

Boomerang (1992)

Marcus Graham
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
69%
148 votes

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Reggie Hammond
Harlem Nights (1989)
66%
71 votes

Harlem Nights (1989)

Quick
Coming to America (1988)
74%
1,307 votes

Coming to America (1988)

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

Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

Himself
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
74%
969 votes

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Det. Axel Foley
The Golden Child (1986)
70%
344 votes

The Golden Child (1986)

Chandler Jarrell
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
79%
1,724 votes

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Det. Axel Foley
Best Defense (1984)
42%
12 votes

Best Defense (1984)

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

Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)

himself
Trading Places (1983)
80%
807 votes

Trading Places (1983)

Billy Ray Valentine
48 Hrs. (1982)
75%
315 votes

48 Hrs. (1982)

Reggie Hammond
Harlem Nights (1989)
66%
71 votes

Harlem Nights (1989)

 
Norbit (2007)
49%
312 votes

Norbit (2007)

Author
Harlem Nights (1989)
66%
71 votes

Harlem Nights (1989)

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

Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

Author
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
74%
969 votes

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

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

Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)

Author
Tower Heist (2011)
68%
1,511 votes

Tower Heist (2011)

 
Norbit (2007)
49%
312 votes

Norbit (2007)

 
Life (1999)
73%
130 votes

Life (1999)

 
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
47%
94 votes

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

 
Harlem Nights (1989)
66%
71 votes

Harlem Nights (1989)

 
DreamWorks Spooky Stories
90%
4 votes

DreamWorks Spooky Stories

Donkey
The PJs
71%
9 votes

The PJs

 
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