Comedian Charlie Murphy dies at age 57 battling leukemia.
Eddie Murphy’s older brother is best known for his work on David Chappelle’s Chappelle’s Show. Charlie most notably done sketches where he’d share his Hollywood stories about music legends Prince and Rick James.
We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time . Charlie Murphy RIP. pic.twitter.com/AAwItp5AJC
— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) April 12, 2017
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 pic.twitter.com/yChjFtSDH4
— Ice Cube (@icecube) April 12, 2017
— BET (@BET) April 12, 2017
A story from Charlie Murphy. Rest in peace, Sir. pic.twitter.com/GmR3RL7o9Z
— George Wallace (@MrGeorgeWallace) April 12, 2017
Other notable movies Charlie appeared in includes Meet the Blacks (2016), Norbit (2007), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), The Players Club (1998) and Harlem Nights (1989).