Charlie Murphy, comedian and older brother of Eddie Murphy has passed away from leukemia.
Charlie Murphy is dead, TMZ reports. He was 57.
Murphy’s manager told the celebrity gossip site that he died Wednesday morning in a New York hospital. He had been undergoing chemotherapy in his battle with leukemia.
Murphy was a standup comedian like his brother, Eddie Murphy, and famously co-starred on “Chappelle’s Show” with Dave Chappelle. Their most memorable skits together included spoofs of Prince and Rick James:
RIP Charlie Murphy