Charlie Murphy’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 12, 1959

Death Date

Apr 12, 2017

Age of Death

57 years

Cause of Death

Leukemia

Profession

Comedian

The comedian Charlie Murphy died at the age of 57 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best known for being a contributing writer and member of the sketch comedy show Chappelle’s Show alongside comedian Dave Chappelle. He also appeared in such films as Night at the Museum, Roll Bounce, and Norbit. 

He married Tisha Taylor in 1997. They had two children together, and he also had a child from a prior relationship. Tisha died of cancer in 2009, eight years before he also lost his life to the disease. 

Quotes

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“I’ve never felt like I was living in anyone’s shadow. My life was what it was.” (Charlie Murphy)

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“If you can’t laugh at yourself, you don’t deserve to laugh at anybody else.” (Charlie Murphy)

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“Gangs are formed by kids who want love.” (Charlie Murphy)

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“If you want to laugh, see a comedy. If you want to cry, see a drama, and if you want suspense, see a thriller.” (Charlie Murphy)

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“I think I have had a remarkable and colorful life, so I decided to share it.” (Charlie Murphy)