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Charlie Murphy known as comedian and actor Eddie Murphy older brother, has died from Leukemia according to his manager.

Charlie Murphy died at a New York City NYC hospital, and his manager confirms that he had been going through chemotherapy.

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Charliey Murphy is well known for his role on Comedy Central’s hit sketch comedy “Chappelle Show”, co-wrote some of Eddie Murphy’s movies and co-starred in “Are We There Yet,” “The Boondocks” and “Black Jesus.”

He just recently toured to St. Louis with “The Comedy Get Down’ Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez and D.L. Hughley.

Charlie was 57. RIP!

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