Eddie Murphy and family mourn Charlie Murphy: ‘Our hearts are heavy’

Thank you for the outpouring of condolences and prayers. Show Full Article We respectfully ask for privacy during this time of great loss for all of us.”
Best known for his work as a writer and performer on the sketch comedy series   Chappelle’s Show, Charlie Murphy also worked with younger   brother Eddie on   the script for 2007’s   Norbit   and   voiced Llyod the dog in the movie. Murphy’s death was also mourned by fellow comedians, actors, and friends on social media. “Charlie filled our family with love and laughter, and there won’t be a day that goes by that his presence will not be missed. More recently, he appeared   in the Adult Swim series   Black Jesus   and the comedy-horror film   Meet the Blacks, and he’ll   be featured on the upcoming season of the   Starz drama   Power. “Our hearts are heavy with the loss today of our son, brother, father, uncle, and friend Charlie,” the Murphy family said in a statement. Eddie Murphy and his family have addressed the loss of their loved one Charlie Murphy, who died of   leukemia Wednesday at age 57.