COMEDIAN CHARLIE MURPHY DEAD AT 57April 12, 2017
The comedian passed away on Wednesday morning at an NYC hospital after a long battle with leukemia.
Charlie rose to fame on Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show where he was a writer and also starred in many sketches including “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories.”
He also worked with his famous younger brother on various projects including Harlem Nights and Norbit.
Charlie is survived by three children. His wife Tisha Taylor Murphy passed away from cancer in 2009.
Many of Charlie’s Hollywood friends began to share their condolences on social media.
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
Just came out of meditation and learned that one of my friends and my biggest comedy idol passed. Damn I loved Charlie Murphy ❤❤❤❤🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) April 12, 2017
Charlie Murphy was such a kind, sweet, funny man. Damn. Incredible talent, even better man. RIP ❤
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) April 12, 2017
From Roll Bounce to Lottery Ticket. I had the pleasure to work with charlie twice in my movies! RIP TO A GREAT ONE! damn… pic.twitter.com/DKU1wvJ5Jx
— Shad Moss(Bow Wow) (@smoss) April 12, 2017