Eddie Murphy filmography

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Eddie Murphy filmography

Eddie Murphy at 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Feature films 41
Television series 15

The following is the filmography of American actor and comedian Eddie Murphy that includes his work in film and television.


Denotes films that have not yet been released
Eddie Murphy film credits
Year Title Role Notes
1982 48 Hrs. Reggie Hammond
1983 Trading Places Billy Ray Valentine
1984 Best Defense Lieutenant T.M. Landry
Beverly Hills Cop Detective Axel Foley
1986 The Golden Child Chandler Jarrell
New Jersey Vice Tubbs Short film
1987 Beverly Hills Cop II Detective Axel Foley Also story writer
Eddie Murphy: Raw Himself Stand-up film
Also writer and executive producer
1988 Coming to America Prince Akeem Joffer / Clarence /
Randy Watson / Saul
Also story writer
1989 Harlem Nights Vernest "Quick" Brown Also writer, executive producer and director
1990 Another 48 Hrs. Reggie Hammond Also story writer
Credited as Fred Braughton
1992 Boomerang Marcus Graham Also story writer
The Distinguished Gentleman Thomas Jefferson Johnson
1994 Beverly Hills Cop III Detective Axel Foley
1995 Vampire in Brooklyn Maximillian / Preacher Pauly / Guido Also story writer and producer
1996 The Nutty Professor Professor Sherman Klump / Buddy Love /
Lance Perkins / Cletus 'Papa' Klump /
Anna Pearl 'Mama' Jensen Klump /
Ida Mae 'Granny' Jensen / Ernie Klump, Sr.
1997 Metro Insp. Scott Roper
1998 Mulan Mushu Voice
Dr. Dolittle Dr. John Dolittle
Holy Man G
1999 Life Rayford "Ray" Gibson Also producer
Bowfinger Kit Ramsey / Jiffrenson "Jiff" Ramsey
2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps 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
Also executive producer
2001 Shrek Donkey Voice
Dr. Dolittle 2 Dr. John Dolittle
2002 Showtime Officer Trey Sellers
The Adventures of Pluto Nash Pluto Nash / Rex Crater
I Spy Kelly Robinson
2003 Daddy Day Care Charles "Charlie" Hinton
The Haunted Mansion Jim Evers
2004 Shrek 2 Donkey Voice
2006 Dreamgirls James "Thunder" Early
2007 Norbit Norbit Albert Rice / Rasputia Latimore / Mr. Wong Also writer and producer
Shrek the Third Donkey Voice
2008 Meet Dave Dave / Captain
2009 Imagine That Evan Danielson
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Himself Documentary
2010 Shrek Forever After Donkey Voice
2011 Tower Heist Darnell ("Slide") Davis Also producer
2012 A Thousand Words Jack McCall
2016 Mr. Church Henry Joseph Church
2019 Dolemite Is My Name Rudy Ray Moore Also producer
2021 Coming 2 America Prince Akeem Joffer / Clarence /
Randy Watson / Saul
Also producer
2023 You People Akbar Mohammed
Candy Cane Lane Chris Carver Also producer
2024 Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F Inspector Axel Foley Post-production, also producer
TBA The Pickup [1] Filming, also producer


Eddie Murphy television credits
Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1980–1984 Saturday Night Live Himself 65 episodes; also writer
1982, 1984,
Saturday Night Live Himself (host) 3 episodes [2]
1983 Eddie Murphy: Delirious Himself Stand-up special; also writer and producer
The 14th Annual NAACP Image Awards Himself (host) TV special
The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself (host & nominee) TV special
1985 1985 MTV Video Music Awards Himself (host) TV special
1989 What's Alan Watching? Protester / James Brown TV special, also executive producer
1991 The Royal Family Creator and executive producer only
1999–2001 The PJs Thurgood Stubbs (voice) 31 episodes; also creator and executive producer
2004 Father of the Pride Donkey (voice) Episode: "Donkey"
2007 Shrek the Halls Donkey (voice) TV special
2010 Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular Donkey (voice) TV special
2012 Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself TV special [3]
2013 Beverly Hills Cop Axel Foley Unaired TV pilot
2019 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Himself Episode: "Eddie Murphy"

Theme parks[edit]

Eddie Murphy in theme parks
Year Title Voice role Ref.
2003 Shrek 4-D Donkey

Music videos[edit]

Eddie Murphy music video credits
Year Title Artist Album Role Ref.
1985 "Party All the Time" Eddie Murphy How Could It Be Himself
"How Could It Be" Eddie Murphy How Could It Be Himself
1989 "Put Your Mouth On Me" Eddie Murphy So Happy Himself
1992 "Remember the Time" Michael Jackson Dangerous Pharaoh Ramesses III
1993 "Whatzupwitu" Eddie Murphy Love's Alright Himself
"Desdamona" Eddie Murphy Love's Alright Himself
"I Was A King" Eddie Murphy (feat. Shabba Ranks) Love's Alright Himself
2013 "Red Light" Eddie Murphy (feat. Snoop Lion) "9" Himself
"Promise (You Won't Break My Heart)" Eddie Murphy "9" Himself
"Temporary" Eddie Murphy "9" Himself
2015 "Oh Jah Jah" Eddie Murphy "Oh Jah Jah Single" Himself


  1. ^ "Several" Injuries In Accident On 2nd Unit Set Of Amazon MGM's 'The Pickup' Starring Eddie Murphy
  2. ^ Saturday Night Live-SNL [@nbcsnl] (August 26, 2019). "Live from your timeline, we've got some news. #SNL pic.twitter.com/7HrcoM8OPg" (Tweet). Retrieved August 26, 2019 – via Twitter.
  3. ^ "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only". Spike. Retrieved November 24, 2012.

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