Charlie Murphy

Actor and Comedian
Born Jul 12, 1959

Charles Quinton "Charlie" Murphy is an American actor, comedian, and writer notable as being a cast member and writer on the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show. Charlie is also known for his work with his younger brother Eddie Murphy.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Charlie Murphy.


1959 Birth Murphy was born on July 12, 1959 in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. … Read More


1978 18 Years Old In 1978, on the day Murphy was released from jail, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served for six years as a Boiler Technician.


1983 23 Years Old In 1983, shortly before being discharged from the Navy, Murphy witnessed a mushroom cloud over Beirut. … Read More
1988 28 Years Old …  On their 1988 self-titled debut, Murphy was credited as the album's executive producer as well as songwriter on the songs "Somebody's Brother" and "Say Who Say What". … Read More


1993 33 Years Old Although he had minor roles in several films in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Murphy's first major role in a motion picture was in the 1993 film CB4, where he portrayed the antagonist, Gusto.
1997 38 Years Old Murphy has been a resident of Tewksbury Township, New Jersey. He was married to Tisha Taylor Murphy from 1997 until her death from cancer in 2009. … Read More


2005 46 Years Old In 2005, he appeared in King's Ransom (alongside Anthony Anderson and Jay Mohr).
2007 48 Years Old Recently, Murphy provided the voice for Spock on the G4TV's Star Trek 2. shorts, and the dog in his younger brother Eddie's 2007 film, Norbit.


2009 50 Years Old On March 20, 2009, Murphy began starring in his own sketch comedy series Charlie Murphy's Crash Comedy on Crackle.
2010 51 Years Old A stand-up special, Charlie Murphy: I Will Not Apologize premiered on Comedy Central in late February 2010. … Read More
2014 55 Years Old In 2014-15, Murphy has played Vic on the Adult Swim live action show Black Jesus.
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