[Breaking News] 4/12/2016 1:33PM (et)
It’s been reported that actor Charlie Murphy [the older brother of Eddie Murphy], has died after a long battle with Leukemia. He was 57 years old!
The comedian’s manager confirmed the news exclusively with TMZ!
“According to Charlie’s manager, he died from leukemia Wednesday morning in a NYC hospital. He’d been going undergoing chemotherapy. Family members tell us they’re absolutely shocked because they thought he was getting better. We’re told the family would call him frequently, and he’d even joke they were calling too much.”
Charlie was known for his roles in:
His wife Tisha Taylor passed away in 2009 from cervical cancer. He leaves behind 3 children!
Celebs like Shad Moss have already taken to social media with heartfelt messages:
“I had the pleasure to work with Charlie on 2 of my films. Roll bounce as well as lottery ticket. Gone way too soon my bros. My love goes out to his bros Eddie and the rest of the murphy family! Miss you Charlie! #thatboygotstrectchypants #darkneeeseverybodydaarkness #RIP”
RIP Charlie Murphy