Comedian Charlie Murphy dead at 57 after fight with leukemia, people who worked with him pay tribute
The world lost another comedy great this month when Charlie Murphy died on Wednesday at age 57 following a battle with leukemia.
Brother to actor Eddie Murphy, Charlie was a star in his own right, becoming a household name in the early 2000s due to his sketches on comedian Dave Chappelle’s Comedy Central series, “Chappelle’s Show.”
He also appeared in a slew of movies and penned scripts for films headlined by his brother, including “Vampire in Brooklyn” and “Norbit.”
Those who worked with Charlie, or were simply touched by his distinctive sense of humor, honored the late star on social media with heartfelt tributes.