Eddie Murphy
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"Edward Regan" ""Eddie"" "Murphy" is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and director.

Box-office takes from Murphy's films make him the 4th-highest grossing actor in the United States. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984 and has worked as a stand-up comedian. He was ranked 10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.

He has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs., Beverly Hills Cop (film series)/Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor (1996 film)/The Nutty Professor. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul music/soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls (film)/Dreamgirls.

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