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Dead At 57 After Leukemia Battle – TMZ According to Charlie's manager, he died from leukemia Wednesday morning in a NYC hospital.

Charlie Murphy, Eddie’s older brother, and a very successful and popular stand-up comedian in his own right has died … TMZ has learned.

According to Charlie’s manager, he died from leukemia Wednesday morning in a NYC hospital. He’d been going undergoing chemotherapy. Family members tell us they’re absolutely shocked because they thought he was getting better.

We’re told the family would call him frequently, and he’d even joke they were calling too much.
Charlie famously co-starred on “Chappelle’s Show” in some of Dave’s most memorable skits … including the nights Charlie partied with Rick James and Prince.

Charlie also co-wrote some of Eddie Murphy’s movies, like “Norbit” and “Vampire in Brooklyn.” He co-starred in “Are We There Yet?,” “The Boondocks” and “Black Jesus.”
He recently toured with Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez and D.L. Hughley on “The Comedy Get Down.”
Charlie’s wife, Tisha Taylor Murphy, died in 2009 from cervical cancer. They had 2 children, and he had another from a previous relationship.

Charlie was 57.

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Filmology

1989 Harlem Nights
1990 Mo’ Better Blues
1991 Jungle Fever
1993 CB4
1996 The Pompatus of Love
1998 The Players Club
1999 Unconditional Love
2002 Paper Soldiers Detective Johnson
2003 Death of a Dynasty
2005 Lovesic
2005 King’s Ransom
2005 Roll Bounce
2006 Night at the Museum
2007 Three Days to Vegas
2007 Mattie Fresno and the Holoflux Universe
2007 Norbit Lloyd
2007 Unearthed
2007 Twisted Fortune
2007 Universal Remote
2007 The Perfect Holiday
2008 Bar Starz
2008 The Hustle
2009 Frankenhood
2010 Our Family Wedding
2010 Freaknik: The Musical
2010 Lottery Ticket
2011 The Cookout 2
2012 Moving Day
2016 Meet the Blacks

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