Eddie Murphy is one of the highest grossing film stars in history and one of the most celebrated comedians of the last decade.
After making his film debut in the 1982 flick 48 Hrs., Murphy landed roles in the Beverly Hills Cop film franchise in addition to a four-year stint on Saturday Night Live. Along with his memorable performances on SNL, Murphy is known to audiences for his humorous roles in Coming to America, The Nutty Professor and voice work Shrek.
More recently, Murphy won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role in Dreamgirls.
Murphy is the father of seven children and is currently unmarried.