Best known for being a contributing writer and member of the sketch comedy show Chappelle's Show alongside comedian Dave Chappelle.
He is the voice of Big Kid on the animated show, Thugaboo.
He is the older brother of Eddie Murphy.
He first appeared in the film, Harlem Nights but landed his first major role four years later in CB4.
He married Tisha Taylor in 1997 and she died of cancer in 2009.
- The meaning of the name Murphy: Descendant Of Sea Warrior