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Best known for being a contributing writer and member of the sketch comedy show Chappelle’s Show alongside comedian Dave Chappelle. He also appeared in such films as Night at the Museum, Roll Bounce, and Norbit.
He married Tisha Taylor in 1997. They had two children together, and he also had a child from a prior relationship. Tisha died of cancer in 2009, eight years before he also lost his life to the disease.
How did Charlie Murphy die?
Charlie Murphy's death was caused by leukemia.
|Cause of death||Leukemia|
|Age of death||57 years|
|Birthday||July 12, 1959|
|Death date||April 12, 2017|
|Place of death||New York, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||Oakland Cemetery Brockville, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada|
As the older brother, I was expected to make sure no one messed with Eddie when he went to the park. He didn’t have to deal with anyone saying, ‘I’ll get you after school.’Charlie Murphy
There’s a lot of racism when I was in the Navy, and I had to deal with that.Charlie Murphy
I don’t hang out with soft cats.Charlie Murphy
Before stand-up, I didn’t even have an agent. Once I started doing stand-up – boom. I got an agent. In fact, I got three agents. I got a lawyer. Now I get taken seriously.Charlie Murphy
When I was nine years old, I was in a movie called, ‘Landlord’ with Pearl Bailey, Lou Gossett, and Beau Bridges.Charlie Murphy