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Charlie Murphy Of Chappelle’s Show Fame Has Passed Away

Shelby Chau / April 13, 2017

Like many people who grew up watching Chappelle’s Show, some of your fondest memories may have come from Charlie Murphy’s ‘True Hollywood Stories.’ The skits involving Rick James and Prince were so captivating that we still talk about them more than a decade later.



While he was the older brother of Eddie Murphy (Life, The Nutty Professor), Charlie was able to find his own success and touched the lives of many along the way.


On Wednesday morning, Charlie’s manager stated that the popular stand-up comedian passed away from leukemia while in the hospital in New York City. He was undergoing chemotherapy treatment and his death came as a shock for family members. They were under the impression that he was getting better and he would even joke that they were calling too much.


Charlie even went on a comedy tour recently with the likes of George Lopez, D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin and Cedric the Entertainer for “The Comedy Get Down.”


He was only 57-years old.



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