Eddie Murphy filmography

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Eddie Murphy filmography
Eddie Murphy by David Shankbone.jpg
Eddie Murphy at 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Occupation
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • singer
Years active1982–present

Eddie Murphy is an American actor, comedian, and singer.

Film[edit]

Title Year Role Director Notes Ref.
48 Hrs. 1982 Reggie Hammond Walter Hill Nominated—Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor
Trading Places 1983 Billy Ray Valentine John Landis NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Best Defense 1984 Lieutenant T.M. Landry Willard Huyck
Beverly Hills Cop Detective Axel Foley Martin Brest Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
The Golden Child 1986 Chandler Jarrell Michael Ritchie
Beverly Hills Cop II 1987 Detective Axel Foley Tony Scott Also writer (story)
Eddie Murphy: Raw Himself Robert Townsend Stand-up film
Coming to America 1988 Prince Akeem Joffer/Clarence/Randy Watson/Saul John Landis Also writer (story)
Harlem Nights 1989 Quick (real name Vernest Brown) Himself Also director, writer, and executive producer
Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay
Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director
Another 48 Hrs. 1990 Reggie Hammond Walter Hill Also writer (story)
Boomerang 1992 Marcus Graham Reginald Hudlin Also writer (story)
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
The Distinguished Gentleman Thomas Jefferson Johnson Jonathan Lynn
Beverly Hills Cop III 1994 Detective Axel Foley John Landis
Vampire in Brooklyn 1995 Maximillian/Preacher Pauly/Guido Wes Craven Also producer, writer (story)
The Nutty Professor 1996 Professor Sherman Klump/Buddy Love
Lance Perkins/Cletus 'Papa' Klump
Anna Pearl 'Mama' Jensen Klump
Ida Mae 'Granny' Jensen/Ernie Klump, Sr.
Tom Shadyac Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Comedy
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor (2nd place)
Saturn Award for Best Actor
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance
Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Metro 1997 Insp. Scott Roper Thomas Carter
Mulan 1998 Mushu Voice role; Murphy's first animated film role
Nominated—OFTA Film Award
Best Family Actor
Online Film & Television Association 1999
Dr. Dolittle Dr. John Dolittle Betty Thomas
Holy Man G Stephen Herek
Life 1999 Rayford "Ray" Gibson Ted Demme Also producer, and writer (story). Last R-rated movie role to date for Murphy.
Bowfinger Kit Ramsey/Jiffrenson "Jiff" Ramsey Frank Oz Nominated—Black Reel Award: Best Actor
Nominated—Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Comedy Team (shared with Steve Martin)
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps 2000 Professor Sherman Klump/Buddy Love
Lance Perkins/Cletus 'Papa' Klump
Anna Pearl 'Mama' Jensen Klump
Ida Mae 'Granny' Jensen/Ernie Klump, Sr./Young Cletus 'Papa' Klump
Peter Segal Also executive producer
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Shrek 2001 Donkey Voice role
Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Male Performer in an Animated Feature Production
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Black Reel Award: Best Supporting Actor.
Dr. Dolittle 2 Dr. John Dolittle Steve Carr
Showtime 2002 Officer Trey Sellers Tom Dey Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple (with either Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson or himself cloned)
The Adventures of Pluto Nash Pluto Nash/Rex Crater Ron Underwood
I Spy Kelly Robinson Betty Thomas
Daddy Day Care 2003 Charles "Charlie" Hinton Steve Carr
The Haunted Mansion Jim Evers Rob Minkoff
Shrek 2 2004 Donkey Voice role
Dreamgirls 2006 James 'Thunder' Early Bill Condon Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Central Ohio Film Critics Association for Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Black Reel Award: Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Norbit 2007 Norbit Rice/Rasputia Latimore-Rice/Mr. Wong Brian Robbins Also writer (story and screenplay), producer
Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor (as Norbit)
Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor (as Mr. Wong)
Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress (as Rasputia)
Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple (with either Eddie Murphy or Eddie Murphy)
Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay
Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture
Shrek the Third Donkey Voice role
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Meet Dave 2008 Starship Dave Ming-Chang (Spacecraft), Captain Brian Robbins Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple (in Eddie Murphy)
Imagine That 2009 Evan Danielson Karey Kirkpatrick Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Shrek Forever After 2010 Donkey Mike Mitchell Voice role
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Tower Heist 2011 Darnell ("Slide") Davis Brett Ratner Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
A Thousand Words 2012 Jack McCall Brian Robbins Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Mr. Church 2016 Henry Joseph Church Bruce Beresford
Dolemite Is My Name 2019 Rudy Ray Moore Craig Brewer Also producer
Post-production
[1]
Coming to America 2 2020 Prince Akeem Joffer/Randy Watson Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1980–84 Saturday Night Live Himself Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series (1983)
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program (1984)
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (1984)
1983 Eddie Murphy: Delirious Himself Stand-up special
1988 Totally Minnie Himself Uncredited, seen in a commercial for Minnie Mouse's Center for the Totally Unhip
1989 What's Alan Watching? Protester / James Brown TV special
1991 The Royal Family Created
1993 Dangerous: The Short Films Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh "Remember the Time" music video
1999–2001 The PJs Thurgood Stubbs Voice
Nominated—Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production (1999)
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour) (1999)
2004 Father of the Pride Donkey Voice
2007 Shrek the Halls TV special
Voice
Nominated—Annie Award for Best Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production
2010 Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular TV special
Voice
2012 Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Guest of honor TV special[2]
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself TV special

Theme parks[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Shrek 4-D Donkey Voice role

References[edit]

  1. ^ Galuppo, Mia (June 7, 2018). "Eddie Murphy to Star as Rudy Ray Moore for Netflix". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  2. ^ "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only". Spike. Retrieved November 24, 2012.

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