Charlie Murphy's rapid evolution from "Chappelle's Show" cast member to internationally acclaimed comedian has been remarkable. Over the past eight years Charlie has delighted audiences with his unique stand-up routine and signature "true Hollywood stories", solidifying his position in Hollywood as a true acting talent in his own right.
Charlie Murphy got his comic debut on the critically acclaimed "I'm Rich Bitch" comedy tour, featuring fellow "Chappelle's Show" cast members Bill Burr and Donnell Rawlings. Since then Charlie has headlined touring shows with Mike Epps and more recently with Joe Rogan and John Heffron as part of the 20-city "Maxim/Bud Light Real Men of Comedy Tour".
Charlie has worked with top Hollywood talent 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.
Film credits include: FAMILY WEDDING with Forest Whitaker, America Ferrara and Carlos Mencia, THE COOKOUT 2 with Faizon Love, LOTTERY TICKET with Bow Wow and Ice Cube, A PERFECT HOLIDAY, Spike Lee's JUNGLE FEVER, KINGS RANSOM, and Chris Rock's classic hip-hop parody CB4. Murphy's most recent film writing endeavor, Norbit opened at #1 at the box office in 2007.
Additional writing credits include a remake of The Incredible Shrinking Man and Paper Soldiers for Jay-Z's Rockafella Films and Tales of the Dogg, an animated pilot for Snoop Dogg and MTV. Other recent projects include BET's controversial "We Gotta Do Better", and films such as BAR STARZ, UNEARTHED, NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM, TWISTED FORTUNE, and THE HUSTLE.
In 2009, Charlie wrote, produced, and starred in a series of webisodes for Sony Entertainment's Crackle.com. His autobiography "The Making of a Stand Up Guy", was published by Simon and Schuster, and hit stores in December 2009. Charlie Murphy's Comedy Central Special "I Will Not Apologize" first aired in February 2010 and has recently been released in stores by Image Entertainment.
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Added by thedcimprov on November 30, 2011