Eddie Murphy: Laugh 'Til It Hurts

No surprise that Eddie Murphy was voted most popular kid in his high school graduating class. Despite humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, Eddie has naturally attracted a fan club. Almost six decades later he remains loved for his infectious smile and goofy laugh. Yet, there are several layers to the Murphy mystique.
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  • Eddie Murphy: Laugh 'Til It Hurts

    No surprise that Eddie Murphy was voted most popular kid in his high school graduating class. Despite humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, Eddie has naturally attracted a fan club. Almost six decades later he remains loved for his infectious smile and goofy laugh. Yet, there are several layers to the Murphy mystique.

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