Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, and singer.
Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
In films, Murphy has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs., the Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, The Nutty Professor, and Dolemite Is My Name. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls.
showbiz gossip straight to your inbox with the Daily Star's FREE newsletterArnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito have signed on for a Twins sequel.The original film was released in 1988 and saw the Hollywood actors play long-lost separated-at-birth twins.Now they want to take the hilarious plot even further by realising they are actually triplets, with Tracy Morgan playing the third brother.
Director and producer Ivan Reitman told Deadline: "Twins was quite successful, and some years after, this whole thing started with Arnold meeting Eddie Murphy, and the suggestion came from one of them.Read more on dailystar.co.uk