Chappelle’s Show Star Charlie Murphy Dies At 57

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.

Charlie Murphy.

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.

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