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.