Matthew Simmons

Stars shared messages and tributes online Wednesday after news broke of Murphy's passing.

Sydney Scott
Apr, 12, 2017

On Wednesday, comedian and actor Charlie Murphy passed away following a battle with leukemia. Murphy was a one-of-a-kind talent, who impacted the lives of viewers, friends, and co-stars. 

Following the announcement, celebrities flooded social media with tributes and memories of the late comedian.

Darkness. Goodbye Charlie. Damn.

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RIP to one of the Legends. #CharlieMurphy 🙏🏿 #ripcharliemurphy

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Murphy was well-known for his recurring role on Chappelle's Show, where he told hilarious stories about his misadventures with celebrities like Rick James and Prince. The comedian and actor is also known for his work on The Boondocks and Black Jesus. He co-wrote Norbit and Vampire in Brooklyn with his brother, Eddie Murphy. His last role, per IMDB, will be in the upcoming fourth season of Power

Our thoughts and prayer are with Murphy's family and friends. 

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