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NBC to air classic 'Saturday Night Live' episodes

NBC to air classic 'Saturday Night Live' episodes

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (UPI) --NBC says it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" by airing a classic episode of the New York sketch comedy series each weekend.
Karen Butler
Michael Strahan, fiancee break up

Michael Strahan, fiancee break up

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) --Television host and former NFLer Michael Strahan calls it quit with fiancee of five years, Nicole Murphy.
Danielle Haynes
Eddie Murphy's 'Beverly Hills Cop 4' receives $13.5 million rebate from Michigan

Eddie Murphy's 'Beverly Hills Cop 4' receives $13.5 million rebate from Michigan

LANSING, Mich., June 27 (UPI) --Eddie Murphy is set to return as Detective Axel Foley in "Beverly Hills Cop 4," and the movie has received a $13.5 million rebate to film in Michigan.
Annie Martin
NBC is planning a 40th anniversary special for 'Saturday Night Live'

NBC is planning a 40th anniversary special for 'Saturday Night Live'

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- NBC says it plans to air a 3-hour live television special, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking sketch comedy series, "Saturday Night Live."
Karen Butler

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 3, 2014.
By United Press International
Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall reminisce about 'Coming to America'

Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall reminisce about 'Coming to America'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reminisced about their 1988 comedy, "Coming to America," when Murphy dropped by "The Arsenio Hall Show" in Los Angeles.
Eddie Murphy and Arsernio Hall discuss 'Coming To America Sequel'

Eddie Murphy and Arsernio Hall discuss 'Coming To America Sequel'

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- While paying a visit to Arsenio Hall's talk show 'Arsenio,' Eddie Murphy was reminded of one of his most famous films.
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CBS passes on 'Beverly Hills Cop' pilot

HOLLYWOOD, May 11 (UPI) -- CBS passed on the pilot for drama "Beverly Hills Cop," based on the film franchise starring Eddie Murphy, sources told The Hollywood Reporter.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
By United Press International

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S. African filmmaker killed in air crash ... Al Gore sued over Current TV sale ... Murphy, Reinhold to appear in 'Beverly Hills Cop' pilot ... Singer-actress Demi Lovato says she has a half-sister ... News from United Press International.
Murphy, Reinhold to appear in 'Beverly Hills Cop' pilot

Murphy, Reinhold to appear in 'Beverly Hills Cop' pilot

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold are to reunite for cameos in the television pilot based on their hit 1984 movie, "Beverly Hills Cop," The Wrap reported.

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Ben Affleck's 'Argo' wins top Golden Tomato awards ... Report: J.J. Abrams to direct 'Star Wars' sequel ... Matt Damon 'kidnaps' Jimmy Kimmel, takes over show ... Singer Marc Anthony and model Shannon de Lima break up ... News from United Press International.
Ben Affleck's 'Argo' wins top Golden Tomato awards

Ben Affleck's 'Argo' wins top Golden Tomato awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. actor-director Ben Affleck's political thriller "Argo" was the best-reviewed wide-release film of 2012, said website Rotten Tomatoes.
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'Breaking Dawn 2' leads with 11 Razzie Award nods

'Breaking Dawn 2' leads with 11 Razzie Award nods

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- "Breaking Dawn Part 2," the final installment in Hollywood's "Twilight" film franchise, has been nominated for 11 Razzie Awards, organizers said.
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Eddie Murphy, a cast member in the motion picture dramatic comedy "Imagine That", attends the premiere of the film on the Paramount Studios lot in Los Angeles on June 6, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Edward Regan "Eddie" Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, director, comedian, and musician.

The box office take from Murphy's films makes him the second highest grossing actor in the United States. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984, and has worked as a stand-up comedian. He was ranked #10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.

He has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs, Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls, and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the same role.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Eddie Murphy."
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