Murphy arrived in Hollywood after working as a bodyguard for his little brother
American comedian Charlie Murphy, the older brother of actor Eddie Murphy, has died at age 57 as a result of leukemia, reports the ABC News website. The news was confirmed by the artist’s publicist, Domenick Nati.
Murphy, especially known for his live comedy shows and for starring in the television series’ Chappelle’s Show ‘, led by Dave Chappelle, also appeared in Hollywood tapes as the drama’ Wild Fever ‘or comedies’ Night at the Museum ‘And’ Lottery Ticket ‘
At ‘Chappelle’s Show’ he gained fame for telling stories about his celebrated brother and other industry personalities with whom he used to party.
Murphy arrived in Hollywood after working as a bodyguard for his younger brother in the beginning. On several occasions, he said that he loved Eddie so much and thought it was so funny that he did not hesitate to fight with those who did not thank him during his performances.
In his trajectory, the country tours that he carried out with specialists of the sort like D.L. Hughley or George Lopez. “We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time. Charlie Murphy RIP.” said Chris Rock through his official Twitter profile.
The Rapper Ice Cube said: “Damn, sorry to hear about my friend Charlie Murphy. He took a chance on a young director in The Player’s Club. Always made me laugh. RIP.”
The comedian, writer, and screenwriter have died on Wednesday at a New York hospital at age 57, according to his representative to the US media, according to the Daily Star. According to the statement, the comedian was being treated with Chemotherapy because he had leukemia. The family of the comedian has told TMZ that the death of Murphy has been a shock for all since it seemed to be improving.
His career began in the late 1980s, although one of his most memorable works came more than a decade later, with the January 2003-July 2006 issue of Chappelle’s Show, including some sketches starring alongside Prince and Rick James.
Several Hollywood personalities have lamented his death, including the same US Department of Defense