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Comedian Charlie Murphy, Brother of Eddie Murphy Dies after Battle with Leukemia: Hollywood in Mourning

By Andrew Alpin, 13 April 2017

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3Warmed us with his comedy and always made us laugh

Charlie was always famous for his appearances on the Chappelle‘s show aired on Comedy central. He was also responsible for writing the storylines of Edie’s famous films, Norbit and Vampire in Brooklyn. Murphy had also made some feature films like Our Family Wedding, Kings Ransom and CB4. He has made appearances on the TV drama series Power along with Omar Hardwick.

Charlie Murphy in a movie

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4Hollywood reacts with sadness

The fact that Charlie Murphy is dead has shocked Hollywood. Several friends and celebrities alike have voiced their shock and condolences on twitter with Chris Rock the first to respond. “We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time.” Former Basketball star Magic Johnson tweeted “I haven’t seen anything as funny as Charlie Murphy & Dave Chappelle’s skits on the Chappelle’s Show!”

Hollywood reacts at Murphy's death

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5Charlie will always be remembered fondly

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Charlie will always be remembered for his skit “Charlie Murphy’s true Hollywood stories which reminisced about celebrity encounters the brothers had with stars like Rick James and Prince. The world will fondly remember Charlie Murphy and May he Rest in Peace.

Charlie will always be remembered

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