Murphy achieved fame as a recurring performer on Chappelle's Show, particularly in the Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories sketches.
In these, Murphy recounts his misadventures as part of his brother Eddie's entourage, including encounters with various celebrities such as Rick James and Prince.
He collaborated with writing his brother's starring films, Stand-up comedian Charlie Murphy succumbed to leukemia on Wednesday in New York. Murphy speaks onstage at Spike TV's "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" at the Saban Theatre on Nov. Eddie Murphy, left, and Charlie Murphy collaborated on the film 'Norbit,' and others works.
However, he first appeared on screen in 1993 motion picture film named CB4.
At that time, he portrayed a role of the antagonist, Gusto.
Charlie Murphy, Eddie's older brother, and a very successful and popular stand-up comedian in his own right has died ... According to Charlie's manager, he died from leukemia Wednesday morning in a NYC hospital. Family members tell us they're absolutely shocked because they thought he was getting better.
We're told the family would call him frequently, and he'd even joke they were calling too much.