actor and older brother of comic actor Eddie Murphy who was a comic
performer in his own right who turned encounters with Rick James and
Prince into standout sketches and was perhaps best known for his
appearances on Dave Chappelle's Comedy Central show Chappelle's Show, who would recount how his brother's fame brought him into the orbit of the biggest stars in the recurring segment Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories, and whose versions of the experiences played out by himself, Chappelle, and others became enduring hits.
Cause of Death: Leukemia
Born: July 12, 1959
Died: April 12, 2017
Location: New York City, New York