Comedian & Actor Charlie Murphy died suddenly today, succumbing to his battle with Leukemia. It was back in 2009 he lost his wife to Cervical Cancer, they both left behind 3 children. R.I.P. Charlie Murphy and God Bless the Murphy Family with healing.
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.