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.
Oprah Winfrey had a virtual sit-down with Eddie Murphy for Apple TV+, and the legendary comedian opened up about his comedy process, why he had zero apprehension about returning to the world of “Coming to America” and revealed he feels utterly comfortable in his own skin.
In one part of the conversation, Murphy tells Winfrey that the pandemic has altered the way he works out material — but just a little.
As he explained, it would usually happen when he’d say something that elicited laughter from whoever he was with. “I’d get into another social situation and try it again.
If it gets a laugh, I’ll be like, ‘I’ll try that on stage.'” RELATED” ‘Coming 2 America’ Was Therapeutic For Tracy Morgan: ‘My Father Loved Eddie Murphy & Arsenio’ Hall NoRead more on etcanada.com