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Charles Quinton Murphy

(1959-07-12)July 12, 1959
Died April 12, 2017(2017-04-12) (aged 57)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice artist, writer, comedian
Years active 1989–2017
Tisha Taylor Murphy
(m. 1997; wid. 2009)
Children 3
Relatives Eddie Murphy (brother)

Charles Quinton "Charlie" Murphy (July 12, 1959 – April 12, 2017) was an American actor, comedian, voice artist, and screenwriter. He was the older brother of Eddie Murphy.

Murphy was best known for being a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show and for writing and starring in the Adult Swim animated series The Boondocks. He also wrote the screenplay for Norbit and Vampire in Brooklyn.

Murphy died from leukemia on April 12, 2017 in New York City, aged 57.

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