Edward Regan Murphy is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and singer. He rose to fame on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which he was a regular cast member from 1980 to 1984. Murphy has also 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,
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Edward "Eddie" Regan Murphy is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer and producer. He won the Golden Globe Award in 2006 and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2002. He has received Golden Globe Award nominations for best actor in a comedy or musical for his performances in Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop II, Beverly Hills Cop III, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thu
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- Professional baseball career
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John Edward Murphy, nicknamed "Honest Eddie", was an American professional baseball right fielder. He played in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates. He appeared in three World Series. His first two were with the Athletics in 1913 and 1914 World Series. Murphy appeared in the 1919 World Series as a member of the Chicago White Sox, a series best known for the Black Sox Scandal.
Eddie Murphy was born on October 2, 1891, the youngest child of Charles and Theresa Murphy. Charles Murphy was a college educated man which afforded him the ability to stay out of the coal mines of Pennsylvania, which was considered dangerous work. Instead, he worked as a hotel manager which was located near a rail line. The education of his father also helped provide a future for young Eddie that kept him out of the coal mines.
Murphy began his professional baseball career with the Baltimore Orioles of the Eastern League, later named the International League. On August 24, 1912, the Orioles traded Murphy and Jimmy Walsh to the Philadelphia Athletics for Bris Lord, Claud Derrick, and cash. Murphy made his professional debut at the age of nineteen for the Scranton Miners of the New York State League in 1911. The team was managed by former MLB star Monte Cross. After getting 97 hits with a.300 batting average, Murphy move
After retiring Murphy relocated with his wife and two sons to Dunmore, Pennsylvania. he managed the local semi-pro team and later worked as a supervisor with Works Progress Administration and helped arrange exhibition for visiting troops during World War II. Murphy passed away on February 21, 1969, at the age of 77. He was buried at Queen of Peace Cemetery in Hawley, PA.
Eddie Murphy is the self-titled debut solo album by Eddie Murphy. It was released in late 1982, on Columbia Records. It was certified as a Gold record and received a Grammy award nomination. The album drew ire from the gay community, Asian-American groups and Women's groups for some of the humor. In terms of material, the release draws upon Murphy's work on the program Saturday Night Live. The recording took place from April 30, 1982 to May 1, 1982, capturing some of Murphy's routines at the New
Edward Regan "Eddie" Murphy (born Aprile 3, 1961) is an American actor, a comedian, a writer, a sangster, an a producer. He was also the original face of Uncle Ben's. He was also the original face of Uncle Ben's.
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Eddie Murphy Raw Theatrical release poster Directed byRobert Townsend Produced by Robert D. Wachs Keenen Ivory Wayans Written by Eddie Murphy Opening sketch: Eddie Murphy Keenen Ivory Wayans StarringEddie Murphy CinematographyErnest Dickerson Edited byLisa Day Production company Eddie Murphy Productions Distributed byParamount Pictures Release date November 25, 1987 December 18, 1987 Running time 90 minutes CountryUnited States LanguageEnglish Budget$8 million Box office$50.5 million Eddie Murph
The film opens with a pre-taped sketch depicting a scene from Murphy's childhood. At a family Thanksgiving in November 1968, the children take turns showing their talents to the assembled relatives. Young Eddie shocks the family with a rude joke about a monkey and a lion. After emerging on stage for the live show, Murphy begins by discussing the angry reactions of celebrities parodied in his previous stand-up show, Delirious, specifically Mr. T and Michael Jackson, as well as homosexual viewers
The film surpassed Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip as the highest grossing concert film with a gross of $50.5 million. The film contained the word "fuck" 223 times, setting the record for highest "fuck count" ever in a feature-length, theatrically released film at the time. Raw held the record until 1990 before being surpassed by Goodfellas.
The New York Times praised Eddie Murphy's stand-up routine. Michael Wilmington of the Los Angeles Times wrote that it was "a surprisingly poor concert film of Murphy’s stand-up act," saying Murphy is "like a musician with fabulous technique playing 'Chopsticks.'" Actor Alfonso Ribeiro later claimed to have drawn inspiration from Murphy's depiction of white people dancing in developing "The Carlton" for his character in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
- $8 million
- Eddie Murphy
- November 25, 1987 (United Kingdom), December 18, 1987 (United States)
- Robert D. Wachs, Keenen Ivory Wayans
- Home video
Eddie Murphy Delirious is an American stand-up comedy television special directed by Bruce Gowers, written by and starring Eddie Murphy. The stand-up set became a TV Special for HBO on August 17, 1983. The 70-minute special was Murphy's first feature stand-up and the predecessor to the wide theatrical release in 1987, Eddie Murphy Raw. Delirious was also released as an album on October 24, 1983, titled Eddie Murphy: Comedian, which won Best Comedy Album at the 1984 Grammy Awards.
Unlike his acts on Saturday Night Live, Murphy's performance was very profane, saying the word fuck a total of 230 times, and shit 171 times. The show was recorded at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. Before the show started, The BusBoys performed " Back in Town" over a montage of pre-show footage of Murphy traveling with his road crew. Then, he is introduced after the song and thanks The BusBoys for the opening act before starting his comedy routine. Among the topics Murphy addresses is
The special received positive reviews and is widely cited by comedians as a seminal stand-up work. The review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gave it an 83% approval rating based on 6 reviews, with an average rating of 7.5/10. However, it was criticised for being anti-gay. "When I did Delirious," Murphy reflected in 1989, "I got all this flak for my material being so filthy. The truth is, it's nowhere near as filthy as some of the stuff they're doing now. I'm feeling like a fucking old guy w
In June 2009, a 25th Anniversary Edition was released.
Eddie Murphy (eredeti neve: Edward Regan Murphy) (New York, 1961. április 3. –) amerikai színész, humorista és énekes.