Charlie Murphy’s rapid evolution from "Chappelle's Show" cast member to top-billed
international comedian has been remarkable. He has spent nearly a decade performing stand-up,
playing to sold-out audiences around the globe, and solidifying his position in Hollywood as a
true acting, writing and producing talent.
Charlie has toured nationally with fellow “Chappelle’s Show” cast members Bill Burr and
Donnell Rawlings, “Charlie Murphy and Friends” , a co-headlining tour with Mike Epps, a coheadline,
20-city “Maxim/Bud Light Real Men of Comedy Tour” with Joe Rogan & John Heffron
and the headlining tour “I Will Not Apologize” for which Murphy filmed his first DVD special
of the same title. Distributed by Image Entertainment, this special premiered on Comedy Central
in the #1 slot. Internationally he has invaded Scandanavia (Iceland, Norway, Sweden), Australia,
New Zealand, Scotland, Amsterdam and Canada, an accomplishment very few American
comedians can boast of.
A career spanning over 2 decades, Charlie has worked with top Hollywood talent such as Denzel
Washington, Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Danny Aiello, Terrance Howard, Gabrielle Union,
Queen Latifah, Ice Cube,Vanessa Williams, Rip Torn, Peter Falk, Spike Lee, Redd Fox, Angela
Bassett, Wesley Snipes, Jamie Foxx, Samuel Jackson and Sammy Davis, Jr.
His feature films include: Moving Day (Will Sasso) Lottery Ticket (Bow Wow, Ice Cube) , Our
Family Wedding (Forest Whitaker, Carlos Mencia) A Perfect Holiday (Gabriel Union, Latifah),
Kings Ransom (Anthony Anderson, Jay Mohr, Donald Faison), Roll Bounce (Bow Wow, Mike
Epps), Chris Rock’s classic hip-hop parody CB4, Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever and Mo’ Betta Blues,
Unearthed, Night At The Museum and Harlem Nights
Charlie’s screenwriting credits include Norbit, Starring Eddie Murphy, which opened #1 at the
box office, Vampire In Brooklyn, Paper Soldiers for Jay-Z’s Rockafella Films and Tales of the
Dogg, an animated pilot for Snoop Dogg and MTV.
His TV credits vary from voice work as Ed Wuncler III on Adult Swims Boondocks, A Cat
Named Rolo in the Black Dynamite animated series and Freaknik The Musical (T-Pain, Snoop
Dog) as The Perminator to Guest Star appearances on Hawaii Five-0, Are We There Yet? ,
Martin and the new TBS prank series “Who Gets The Last Laugh”.
Charlie has been a popular guest on a wide-number of television talk, variety and news shows,
including: Lopez Tonight, The Monique Show, The Joy Behar Show, Chelsea Lately, Jimmy
Kimmel Live and Fox Business’ National Primetime Show.
In an effort to supply the ever growing demand for internet content, Charlie wrote, produced, and
starred in Charlie Murphy’s Crash Comedy, a series of webisodes for Sony Entertainment’s
Crackle.com. His web presence is additionally bolstered by a multi-media advertising campaign
for Nike’s Jordan Brand, featuring Charlie as long time Jordan nemesis/inspiration Leroy Smith
and the up and coming “The World According To Charlie Murphy”
His autobiographical book entitled The Making of a Stand Up Guy, was published by Simon and
Schuster and he is currently preparing to film his second live stand up DVD, “Charlie Murphy’s