Comedian and actor Charlie Murphy, who was also Eddie Murphy’s older brother, has sadly passed away at age 57.
TMZ reports Murphy died from leukemia Wednesday morning in a NYC hospital. He had been undergoing chemotherapy treatment. Murphy’s loved ones had believed his health was improving before learning of his death, according to the report.
Murphy co-wrote some of Eddie’s movies, including Vampire in Brooklyn and Norbit, and co-starred in films like CB4 and Are We There Yet? He was also one of the main co-stars on Chappelle’s Show and was part of some of its most memorable skits, specifically Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories.