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Comedic Actor Charlie Murphy Dead at 57

Charlie Murphy has reportedly died due to complications of leukemia, TMZ is reporting.

Charlie Murphy has reportedly died due to complications of leukemia, TMZ is reporting. According to his manager, Murphy died in a New York City area hospital. Though he is most famous for being a cast regular on ‘The Dave Chappelle Show,” Charlie Murphy also co-wrote several films starring his brother Eddie Murphy. He recently was on a comedy tour with Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez and DL Hughly. He was 57-years-old.

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