I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.
"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.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous comedians! More Eddie Murphy on Wikipedia.
I don't think more concentration is required for Robert De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does.
I think in twenty years I'll be looked at like Bob Hope. Doing those president jokes and golf shit. It scares me.
You know, making a movie is a collaborative effort and sometimes all the ingredients don't work out. I know that every now and again I am going to make a movie that won't work.
I'd like to produce, direct, write, score, and star in a film in exactly the way Chaplin did. I'll do that before I'm thirty.
In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player!
I'm relaxed about my career. I've been making movies for over 20 years, so I've earned at least the right to relax.
We want the same effect as if someone's house burned here, ... We want to give them a normal life as soon as possible.
We need to be prepared to help with their rent and utilities for six months to a year, ... We don't want them working right now.