Eddie Murphy

Biography: Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn New York in 1961, the youngest son of Lillian Murphy, a widow who married Vernon Lynch, the step father of Eddie, his brother Charlie, and Vernon Jr. Eddie himself had aspirations of being in show business since he was a child. A bright kid growing up in the streets of New York, Murphy spent a great deal of time on impressions and comedy stand-up routines rather than academics. His sense of humor and wit made him a stand out amongst his classmates at Roosevelt Junior High School (from which he graduated in 1979). By the time he was 15, Murphy worked as a stand up comic on the lower part of New York, wooing audiences with his dead-on impressions of celebrities and outlooks on life.

In the early '80s at 19, Murphy was offered a contract for the "Not-Ready-for Prime Time Players." It was from SNL, where Murphy exercised his comedic abilities in impersonation African American figures and originating some of the shows most memorable characters:
Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn New York in 1961, the youngest son of Lillian Murphy, a widow who married Vernon Lynch, the step father of Eddie, his brother Charlie, and Vernon Jr. Eddie himself had aspirations of being in show business since he was a child. A bright kid growing up in the streets of New York, Murphy spent a great deal of time on impressions and comedy stand-up routines rather than academics. His sense of humor and wit made him a stand out amongst his classmates at Roosevelt Junior High School (from which he graduated in 1979). By the time he was 15, Murphy worked as a stand up comic on the lower part of New York, wooing audiences with his dead-on impressions of celebrities and outlooks on life.

In the early '80s at 19, Murphy was offered a contract for the "Not-Ready-for Prime Time Players." It was from SNL, where Murphy exercised his comedic abilities in impersonation African American figures and originating some of the shows most memorable characters: Velvet Jones, Mr. Robinson, and a disgruntled and angry Gumby.
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Eddie Murphy's Scores

Average career score: 73
Highest Metascore: 73 Shrek The Halls
Lowest Metascore: 73 Shrek The Halls
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
73 Shrek The Halls Nov 28, 2007 Donkey 7.1
tbd The PJs: Season 3 Oct 8, 2000 Voice Of Thurgood Stubbs tbd
tbd The PJs: Season 2 May 30, 2000 Voice Of Thurgood Stubbs / Creator tbd
tbd The PJs: Season 1 Jan 10, 1999 Voice Of Thurgood Stubbs tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 10 Oct 6, 1984 Himself 10
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 9 Oct 8, 1983 Himself / Himself tbd
tbd The Primetime Emmy Awards Sep 25, 1983 Himself - Host & Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy, Variety Or Music Series tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 8 Sep 25, 1982 Himself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 7 Oct 3, 1981 Himself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 6 Nov 15, 1980 Himself tbd

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