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Comedian Charlie Murphy has died from leukemia, TMZ reports. He was 57.

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His manager told TMZ that Murphy had been undergoing chemotherapy.  He passed today at a local NYC hospital.

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Murphy was a ‘Chappelle Show’ staple, starring in many of Dave’s most iconic skits, including the epic recap of the night he hung out with Prince.

He also co-starred in comedies Are We There Yet, The Boondocks and Black Jesus.

Murphy was also the mastermind behind some of his brother, Eddie Murphy’s, movies– co-writing films Norbit & Harlem Nights, to name a few.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family during this time.

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