Comedian Charlie Murphy died Wednesday after a battle with leukemia, according to his publicist Domenick Nati.

Murphy was 57.

A long time comic, Murphy rose to fame for his work on Dave Chapelle’s popular “Chapelle’s Show,” where he was a co-star and writer.
His recurring skit “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories,” which recalled celebrity encounters he and his younger brother Eddie Murphy had with Rick James, Prince and others, became cult hits.

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