Charlie Murphy Passes Away at 57 After Battle With Leukemia
Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of actor Eddie Murphy, has died at 57.
Murphy passed away in a New York City hospital after a battle with leukemia. The actor had been undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
Murphy's first major role was in 1993 film "CB4." His popularity grew during the 2003-2006 filming of "Chappelle's Show," where his "Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories" sketches chronicled his misadventures with celebrities like Prince and Rick James.
Murphy hosted the "lost episodes" of "Chappelle's Show" after Dave Chappelle's departure. He was also a voice actor - lending his talent to Cartoon Network's "The Boondocks" and Rockstar Games' "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas."