NEW YORK, NY (CBS/AP) — Actor and comedian Charlie Murphy has passed away at 57.
This, according to TMZ, following a battle with leukemia.
Charlie Murphy is the older brother of Eddie Murphy, but a very popular stand-up comedian and actor on his own, starring in the “Chappelle Show,” “Are We There Yet?” and “The Boondocks.”
Charlie also co-wrote some of some of Eddie’s movies.
His wife having died in 2009 of cervical cancer, Charlie Murphy is survived by two children from a previous relationship.