Comedian Charlie Murphy dies after battle with Leukemia


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Comedian Charlie Murphy, the brother of Eddie Murphy, died Wednesday morning in a New York City Hospital after his fight with Leukemia.

TMZ reports that the comedian had been undergoing chemotherapy.

Murphy starred in a host of television series and films such as Norbit and the Chapelle show.

He toured alongside other notable acts like Cedric the Entertainer, George Lopez and D.L. Hughley on β€œThe Comedy Get Down.”

Murphy was 57 years old and left behind three children.

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