Charlie Murphy
Actor and comedian
Charlie Murphy
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.
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Prince Uses Dave Chappelle Photo on Cover of New Single "Breakfast Can Wait"
US Magazine - over 3 years
The artist has spoken. Prince officially released a 48-second snippet of his new single, "Breakfast Can Wait," via Twitter on Friday, Aug. 16 -- and as it turns out, the Purple One has a sense of humor. The "Purple Rain" singer posted a mock-up cover for his new track to accompany the Youtube link, with comedian Dave Chappelle somberly dressed as Prince, holding a silver platter of pancakes. PHOTOS: Celebrity feuds In the hilarious image, a nod to Chappelle's 2004 skit called "Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories: Prince," the funnyman dons a wild wig, pencil-thin goatee, black eyeliner and a velvet blazer to look like the legendary musician.  "Game, Blouses," the 55-year-old singer captioned the shot, a direct reference to Chappelle's skit. The musician only currently entered the realm of social media on Aug. 13, through his female backup band's 3rd Eye Girl account, and has been tweeting ever since. PHOTOS: Billboard Music Awards 2013: What all the stars wore ...
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Prince's Dave Chappelle Single Cover Is A Major Win
MTV News - over 3 years
By Maurice Bobb Surprise, ladies and gents, Prince knows how to bring the funny. The Artist Formerly Known As “The Artist Formerly Known As” used an image from a popular Dave Chappelle skit from “Chappelle’s Show,” in which the comedian parodies the Purple Man for his latest single, “Breakfast Can Wait.” Game: Blouses — PRINCE 3RDEYEGIRL (@3rdeyegirl) August 16, 2013 “Game: Blouses,” Prince tweeted the image from his Twitter account (@3rdeyegirl) Friday (August 16) with the photo of Chappelle dressed as Prince holding a plate of pancakes. In addition to the photo that has since gone viral, the "Purple Rain" singer released a 48-second YouTube video with audio to the new track. Fans were pleasantly surprised, if not a little hesitant that the whole thing was a ruse. “I'm still not 100% sure if @3rdeyegirl isn't f---ing w/ us all!,” tweeted @asiansplenda.  Outside of a little ...
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Victor Garber Talks 'Moving Day,' 'Argo' And Working With Funnymen
Moviefone Blog - over 4 years
Director Mike Clattenburg certainly keeps audiences guessing. He's best-known for giving the world the deliciously ridiculous Trailer Park Boys, but he's also the man behind Afghan Luke, a far more serious film about a journalist investigating the possibility that Canadian soldiers are mutilating corpses in Afghanistan. His latest flick, Moving Day, falls somewhere in between -- though undoubtedly landing closer to Trailer Park Boys on that broad spectrum. The thoughtful comedy, set in Dartmouth, NS, stars Will Sasso (The Three Stooges) as a kind yet dim-witted furniture mover named Clyde who's stuck in a dead-end job. His coworkers, including the wise ex-con played by Charlie Murphy (Chappelle's Show), encourage him to set his sights higher and work towards landing a coveted job working at construction sites for the city. Indeed, the bar is set high. Victor Garber (Alias, Titanic) co-stars as Clyde's eccentric, hard-ass boss Wilf. Wilf is obsessed with hiding an ominous secret abo ...
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Casting Complete for Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Bedford-Katonah Patch - almost 5 years
Editor's Note: A Patch user submitted this news. Click here for detailed instructions on posting announcements on Patch. Terry O’Brien, Founding Artistic Director of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, has announced that casting for the 2012 is complete and the Company is rehearsing. Joined by actors new to HVSF, many Company members familiar to Festival audiences will return for the 26th season - including Michael Borrelli, Richard Ercole, Katie Hartke, Patrick Halley, Wesley Mann, Jason O’Connell, Ryan Quinn, Stephen Paul Johnson, and Gabra Zackman. HVSF also welcomes Company Manager, Deborah Barrigan to the season which runs from June 12 through September 2. For the second time in the Festival’s 26-year history, they will present the romantic comedy Love’s Labour’s Lost, directed by Terrence O’Brien. The cast includes Michael Borrelli, most recently seen in the 2011 production of Comedy of Errors, Richard Ercole, memorable not only for his touching portrayal of Polonius ...
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Sudbury Little League AAA Roundup
Sudbury Patch - almost 5 years
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted by Maria Fraser, media coordinator for Sudbury AAA Little League) Week #1 (Sunday 4/21 to Saturday 4/28) Monday April 23 Blue Jays 14 vs. White Sox 13 Brewers vs. Rangers (rained out) Braves vs. Orioles (rained out) Tuesday April 24 Pirates 10, Diamondbacks 7 The Pirates and the Diamondbacks opened up the season with the Pirates scoring 6 runs in the top of the 5th to come away with the victory. The Pirates had strong pitching from Charlie Murphy, Ryan Cullen, Jack Garrity, Ethan Webber and Andrew Cahill. A strong effort on offense by Jake Leverone, Jason Lyions and Jack Garrity provided timely hitting and scoring for the Pirates The Diamondbacks’ pitching was led by Jimmy O'Connor (2 2/3 IP, 7 Ks, Lucas Allen (1 1/3 IP, 3 Ks) and Jack MacLean (1 IP, 1 k). Luke Furman made a nice defensive play in the infield to record an out. Ben Ohler (triple), O'Connor (double) and Brendan Meehan provided the offense for the Diamondbacks.    ...
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Yorktown Athletes to Use Legacy, Lakeland Fields While Murphy is Repaired
Yorktown Patch - almost 5 years
Yorktown school athletes will be out of a home field for practices and games for about three months, starting in mid August, while the artificial multi-purpose field at Charlie Murphy Athletic Field is being replaced.  Following a discussion on Thursday among school officials, town board members, employees of the town's park and recreation department, the highway superintendent and local athletic club representatives, an agreement was made to accommodate the athletes.  "We're trying to be good neighbors," Yorktown supervisor Michael Grace said. "Our parks and rec[reation] programs are really the minor league for the high school. For varsity high school sports, you really need fairly well groomed fields to avoid injuries." Yorktown school district officials said they were looking for alternative space while their field was being replaced and would need to use Legacy Fields, located off Old Yorktown Road, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on ...
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5 THINGS: It’s A Celebration, Charlie Murphy!
Narragansett Patch - almost 5 years
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Harrison United Hoists Trophy
Harrison Patch - almost 5 years
Coaches, parents and boosters, please send scores and information to immediately following every game. The Top Spot: Harrison United won the U10/11 indoor Super League in the Fall and Spring Kickoff Tournament played at Armonk Dome this season.  The team also won the Rye Brook Tournament at Blind Brook High School this spring, scoring 15 goals while and conceding only two. They have made it through to the quarterfinals of the Arch Capital State Cup against teams from all over Westchester County, outscoring opponents 8-0. Harrison United defeated a very good Port Chester 3-0 on Saturday before beating the same team 4-1 on Sunday at Port Chester's home field Columbus Park. Both were league games. The team plays U10 Division W (2) Westchester Travel League. Yesterday’s Results: Sport: Boys Lacrosse Game: Byram Hills vs. Harrison Score: Byram Hills Won 11-4 Highlights: Charlie Murphy led Byram Hills with three goals in the win. Ma ...
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Residents Turn Out to Support Bike Plan
Arbutus Patch - almost 5 years
When cycling enthusiast Charlie Murphy of Catonsville leads novice groups on bike rides, they feel safer on Baltimore city roads than county ones. He hopes an ambitious proposal for a network of trails through southwest Baltimore County will change that. “I take them there because it’s safer," said Murphy, who spoke Thursday at a public hearing for a comprehensive master plan for biking in western Baltimore County. "It’s safer than Baltimore County." Baltimore City has an infrastructure of bike lanes and bike paths not found in the county, he said. Advocates of cycling said the plan is the first step to rectify the inequalities and start adding more biking trails, walking paths and pedestrian-friendly improvements to county roads. While many who spoke on Thursday at the hearing acknowledeged that the western pedestrian bicycle plan for Baltimore County was a little pie in the sky, it doesn't make it any less important. “What we’re simply saying this is a vision for ...
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TFT Pop Culture Sound Off!: Lindsay Lohan, SNL, And What It Means For Her Career
The Faster Times - almost 5 years
Obviously, the writers here are obsessed with what happened last night on hit shows like The Walking Dead (brutal!) or the latest celebrity scandal to hit the headlines, and we swap opinions all the time. So, we thought why not share them with you! Every Pop Culture Sound Off will include multiple writers’ viewpoints on a story that’s trending big, generating buzz, or you know, something we just think is cool. Our inaugural post stars, who else,  Lindsay Lohan! Lindsey: My first thought around Lindsay Lohan’s appearance on SNL and all the buzz claiming it would revive her career was how is this any different? How is this going to work any better than Lohan’s many other attempts to regain the spotlight and live up to her Mean Girl’s pedigree? Among her recent (as in the last two years) failed attempts are Inferno, the awkward VMAs appearance, and her Playboy spread. All of these only further demonstrated the low Lilo had reached. So is SNL any different? In my opinion, yes. It’s a ...
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75 years of messing about in boats in Dublin Port - Irish Times
Google News - over 5 years
Community liaison officer with Dublin Port Company, Charlie Murphy – no relation to the other Murphys, he thinks – says silt levels are affected by any building on the banks. “The silt is coming down from the hills and the [new] bridges push it back,”
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Wrestling Wrap Up: Kevin Nash Screws CM Punk! - IGN
Google News - over 5 years
He made an awesome Chappelle's Show nod last night ("I'm a habitual line stepper") but without the need to say "Like that one Charlie Murphy skit from Chappelle's Show..." He just does it. Like when he called Johnny Ace "Funk Man" - referencing Curb's
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City continues battle with property owners - Trentonian
Google News - over 5 years
Planning director Charlie Murphy said the owners appealed the original work order in July to the city's property standards committee. The committee stuck to its guns and, Murphy says, the city has contacted its solicitor to begin prosecuting the owners
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Pace of bank failures eases in southwest Florida - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Charlie Murphy, the bank's president and chief executive, estimates the Bank of Commerce needs to inject $11.6 million in fresh capital to meet the regulators' demands. The bank is preparing a private stock offering for current stockholders and
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Comedian Donnell Rawlings appearing at Capt. Brien's - Marco Island Sun Times
Google News - over 5 years
Rawlings may be best known for the characters Ashy Larry and the Jheri-curled “Beautiful,” and for co-hosting the show's abbreviated third season, along with Charlie Murphy. And there's his joyful and strident pronouncement “I'm rich b****” that was
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Horrible Bosses review - FansShare
Google News - over 5 years
Nick (Jason Bateman), Dale (Charlie Murphy), and Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) hate their jobs, or more specifically; hates their bosses. These 3 best friends have had enough dealing with their psychotic, sexist, obnoxious bosses ruining their lives
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Disco Pigs Play The Young Vic Sept 2-24 - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
The JMK Award comes to the Young Vic for the first time as 2011 winner Cathal Cleary directs rising stars Charlie Murphy (Pygmalion, Abbey Theatre Dublin) and Rory Fleck-Byrne (Cause Célèbre, Old Vic) in Enda Walsh's sensational modern classic
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Charlie Murphy
  • 2014
    Age 54
    In 2014-15, Murphy has played Vic on the Adult Swim live action show Black Jesus.
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  • 2010
    Age 50
    A stand-up special, Charlie Murphy: I Will Not Apologize premiered on Comedy Central in late February 2010.
    More Details Hide Details Murphy also makes special appearances in 1000 Ways to Die and the TBS sitcom Are We There Yet? as Frank Kingston.
  • 2009
    Age 49
    On March 20, 2009, Murphy began starring in his own sketch comedy series Charlie Murphy's Crash Comedy on Crackle.
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  • 2007
    Age 47
    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.
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  • 2005
    Age 45
    In 2005, he appeared in King's Ransom (alongside Anthony Anderson and Jay Mohr).
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  • 1997
    Age 37
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had two children together, and Murphy has another child from a previous relationship. Charlie Murphy is a karate practitioner.
  • 1993
    Age 33
    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.
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  • 1988
    Age 28
    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".
    More Details Hide Details He also made an appearance in the video for the duo's first single "This Beat Is Military". Murphy achieved fame as a recurring performer on Chappelle's Show, particularly in the Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories sketches. In these, Murphy recounts his misadventures as part of his brother Eddie's entourage, including encounters with various celebrities such as Rick James and Prince. After Chappelle's Show host Dave Chappelle left the show, Murphy and Donnell Rawlings hosted the "lost episodes" compiled from sketches produced before Chappelle's departure. Murphy has done voiceovers for Budweiser radio commercials, provided the voice for Iraq War veteran/criminal Ed Wuncler III on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim series The Boondocks, and the voice for a pimp named Jizzy-B in Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas video game.
  • 1983
    Age 23
    In 1983, shortly before being discharged from the Navy, Murphy witnessed a mushroom cloud over Beirut.
    More Details Hide Details He later learned that it was the aftermath of the Beirut barracks bombing in which 307 people were killed.
  • 1978
    Age 18
    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.
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  • 1959
    Murphy was born on July 12, 1959 in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
    More Details Hide Details His mother, Lillian, was a telephone operator, and his father, Charles Edward Murphy, was a transit police officer and an amateur actor and comedian. As an adolescent, he spent 10 months in jail.
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