The Day The Laughter Died
The Stars are falling left and right in 2017. Heaven must be needing a tour, as Charlie Murphy, the brother of Eddie Murphy, has passed away at the age of 57 after a long battle with leukemia.
Murphy grew up in Brooklyn, NY. His parents, Lillian and Charles and brother. Before Charlie Murphy’s own rise to fame, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1978 to 1983.
His star rose after he starred in and wrote for Chappelle’s Show. His most popular sketches were about the times he partied with Prince and Rick James.