Caption: Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher at event of The Oscars (2015)
Actor, Writer, Producer
Born: April 3, 1961
Star sign: Aries
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Known for: Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Trading Places (1983), Coming to America (1988), Norbit (2007)
Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian, a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a Breyer's Ice Cream plant. His siblings are Charlie Murphy and Vernon Lynch, Jr. ...