Charlie Murphy is not a newcomer. He's been on this journey for 18 years, working with actors such as Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Danny Aiello, Terrance Howard, Gabrielle Union, Queen Latifah, Vanessa Williams, Rip Torn, Peter Falk, Redd Fox, Angela Bassett, Wesley Snipes, Jamie Foxx, Samuel Jackson and Sammy Davis, Jr.
However, Murphy became a household name when he joined the cast of the three-time Emmy-nominated "Chappelle Show" creating 'Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories.'
Murphy's features films have included Yari Film Group's "A Perfect Holiday", New Line Cinema's "Kings Ransom," Fox Searchlight's "Roll Bounce," Chris Rock's hip-hop parody classic "CB4", Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever" and "Mo' Betta Blues," Eddie Murphy's "Harlem Nights" and "Vampire in Brooklyn," for which Charlie was also credited as a writer. Murphy's latest writing endeavor, "Norbit" opened at #1 at the box office.
Murphy's additional writing credits include a remake of "The Incredible Shrinking Man" for Imagine and "Paper Soldiers" for Jay-Z's Rockafella Films. Most recently, he wrote "Tales of the Dogg," an animated pilot for Snoop Dogg and MTV.
Murphy has also been heard on a wide variety of commercials and other projects including Budweiser radio commercials, Cartoon Networks' Adult Swim series "Boondocks," multiple Boost Mobile commercials, Rock Star Video Games' "Grand Theft Auto – San Andreas" and Marc Ecko's " Getting Up" video game.
Murphy's current and upcoming projects include BET's controversial "We Gotta Do Better", and films such as "Bar Starz," "Unearthed," a sci-fi horror film, Ben Stiller's "Night at the Museum" as well as a starring role in the comedy "Twist the Cap." Murphy and Mike Epps will also co-star in Fox Searchligh'ts "Garbage Men," a spinoff of "Roll Bounce". This past December, Charlie starred in Queen Latifah's "A Perfect Holiday" alongside Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Terrance Howard and Faison Love.
In 2004, Charlie embarked upon a sold-out national comedy tour, the "I'm Rich Bitch" tour, featuring "Chappelle's Show" cast members Donnell Rawlings and Bill Burr. In 2005 his stand-up career continued to grow with a sold-out follow up tour, "Charlie Murphy and Friends" as well as a co-headlining tour with Mike Epps. More recently, Murphy co-headlined on the 20-city "Maxim/Bud Light Real Men of Comedy Tour" with Joe Rogan and John Heffron.
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