Charles Quinton Murphy was born on July 12, 1959, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
and died on April 12, 2017.
He was an American actor, comedian, voice artist, and writer.
Murphy was well known as a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle’s Show.
Murphy was the older brother of Eddie Murphy.
He was born to Lillian, who was a telephone operator, and his father, Charles Edward Murphy, was a transit police officer and an amateur actor and comedian.
When he was youger as a teen, he spent 10 months in jail.
During 1978, on the day Murphy was released from jail, Murphy enlisted in the United States Navy and served for six years as a Boiler Technician.
In the 1983, shortly before being discharged from the Navy, Murphy witnessed a mushroom cloud over Beirut.
Later, Murphy learned that it was the aftermath of the Beirut barracks bombing in which 307 people were killed.
He had resided at Tewksbury Township, New Jersey.
Charlie was married to Tisha Taylor Murphy from 1997 until her death from cervical cancer in December 2009.
Together they had two children together, and Murphy had another child from a previous relationship.
Charlie Murphy passed away at 57 years old.