Stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, producer
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Source Edward Regan "Eddie" Murphy
is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer who is best known for his frequent comedic roles in films and on television, including portraying the titular character in the first two
Dr. Dolittle films
Beverly Hills Cop
franchise, Prince Akeem Joffer in
Coming to America
Professor Sherman Klump
The Nutty Professor
(where he also played other characters), Charlie Hinton in
Daddy Day Care
, Evan Danielson in
, and for his voice role as
franchise. He is also the younger brother of the late actor and comedian Charlie Murphy.
1998, Murphy made his Disney debut as Mushu in the animated feature film , which gained him praise for his naturally comedic voice work. In Mulan 2003, he starred as Jim Evers in . He also played Thomas Jefferson Johnson in The Haunted Mansion , Inspector Scott Roper in the The Distinguished Gentleman 1997 Touchstone Pictures film , and G in the Metro 1998 film . A caricature of him appears in Holy Man .
The Muppets Take Manhattan
Murphy Caricature in
The Muppets Take Manhattan.
Eddie Murphy speaks onstage at the 1st Annual Comedy Awards in March 2011.
Eddie Murphy with brother Charlie in November 2012.
Eddie Murphy visiting
Jimmy Kimmel Live in August 2016.
Eddie Murphy speaks onstage during the 20th annual Hollywood Film Awards in November 2016.
He was originally considered for the role of Eddie Valiant in , along with several other actors that were considered for the role. But he turned down the role afterwards and later regretted it. Who Framed Roger Rabbit
 He was also considered for the role of the Genie in , along with several other actors that were considered. But the role was later given to Aladdin Robin Williams.
He was originally supposed to voice Timon in , but the part then went to The Lion King Nathan Lane.