Charles Quinton Murphy (July 12, 1959 – April 12, 2017) was an American actor, comedian and writer.
Murphy was best known as a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show. In 1983, shortly before being discharged from the Navy, Murphy witnessed a mushroom cloud over Beirut.
Cornell killed himself by hanging in a Detroit hotel room following a concert.
See photos of Charlie Murphy throughout his life: Charlie Murphy during The 1st Annual American Cinematheque Moving Picture Ball Honoring Eddie Murphy at Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States.
(Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Wire Image)NEW YORK - JANUARY 1: Actors Charlie Murphy (L) and Donnell Rawlings (R) of Chappelle's Show flank singer Foxy Brown courtside at the New York Knicks game against the New Jersey Nets at Madison Square Garden on January 1, 2005 in New York City.
His brother Eddie and the family just released a statement following his death.
“Our hearts are heavy with the loss today of our son, brother, father, uncle and friend Charlie,” the family shared in a statement to Just