Charlie Murphy dead at 57 after leukemia battle
Charlie Murphy

Charlie Murphy, the older brother of actor Eddie Murphy and a comedy stand-up performer in his own right has died from leukemia according to his manager.

His manager also said the comedian had been going through chemo. He died in a NYC hospital.

He famously co-starred on "Chappelle Show" in some of Dave's most memorable skits ... including the night he partied with Prince.

He also co-wrote some of Eddie Murphy's movies. He co-starred in "Are We There Yet," "The Boondocks" and "Black Jesus."

He recently toured with Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez and D.L. Hughley.
Charlie was 57.

 
 
 
 
Pius Aghadiuno
By Pius Aghadiuno 04/12/2017 15:07:00