Charlie Murphy Dies At 57 Losing Battle To Illness; Crew Revealed They Never Knew He Had Cancer
Quick Fact Check
- Date of Birth B - 1959-07-12, D - 2017-04-12
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
- Profession Actor
- Birth Name Charles Quinton Murphy
- Zodiac Sign Cancer
- Ethnicity/Race African-American
- Father Charles Edward Murphy
- Mother Lillian Murphy
- Brother/s Eddie Murphy, Vernon Lynch
- Son/s Xavier Murphy
- Daughter/s Eva Murphy
- Children/Kids 3
- Relationship Status Single
- Wife/Spouse Tisha Taylor (m. 1997–2009, her death)
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Gay No
- Dating/Affair No
- Net Worth $2.5 Million
- Career 1980–2017
- Height/ How Tall? 6'1" (1.85 m)
- Weight N/A
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Dark Brown
American comedian Charlie Murphy dies at the age of 57 after his battle with Leukemia on Wednesday in an NYC hospital. The famous brother of Eddie Murphy had been working on the drama series ‘Power’ for its fourth season.
The cast member of Power got into a tragic loss with Charlie's death. They divulged they were not even aware he was sick and was battling with the fatal disease. The illness was kept extremely private and never revealed to anyone except his close friends and family members as he didn’t want his health condition to define him.
But the shocking part is even the family members were in shock after getting the news as they were also not that aware that cancer has already reached the chronic stage.
In remembrance of the star, many took to Twitter to pay tribute to his work and the warm personality that he possesses.Charlie Murphy played a correctional officer on the show named Marshal Williams. 50 cents took to Instagram to offer condolence to his departed co-star which reads,
“R.I.P to my man Charlie Murphy. We just worked together in POWER. GOD BLESS”
Along with the posts om Instagram, many celebrities took Twitter to offer their condolences for this talented actor.
“Starz sends our deepest condolences to Charlie's family and friends. He joined 'Power' for our upcoming season, and his talent shines in every scene. We were fortunate to have worked with him."
Damn, sorry to hear about my friend Charlie Murphy. He took a chance on a young director in The Player's Club. Always made me laugh. RIP pic.twitter.com/yChjFtSDH4— Ice Cube (@icecube) April 12, 2017
Prayers Up for the Murphy family. Loved being around & working with Charlie!— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) April 12, 2017
Charlie Murphy was such a kind, sweet, funny man. Damn. Incredible talent, even better man. RIP ?— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) April 12, 2017
We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time . Charlie Murphy RIP. pic.twitter.com/AAwItp5AJC— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) April 12, 2017
Caption: Charlie Murphy was married to Trisha Taylor Murphy from 1997 until she died in 2009.
Photo Credit: liverampup.com
Rest in Peace Charlie!