Eddie Murphy

1961 - Today

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Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and singer. He rose to fame on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which he was a regular cast member from 1980 to 1984. Murphy has also worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie Murphy has received more than 22,174,442 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). Eddie Murphy is the 3rd most popular comedian (down from 2nd in 2019), the 552nd most popular biography from United States (up from 647th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Comedian.

Eddie Murphy is most famous for being a comedian, actor, and singer. He has starred in many movies such as "Beverly Hills Cop," "Coming to America," and "Shrek."

Memorability Metrics

  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 94

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Eddie Murphy ranks 3 out of 90Before him are Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg. After him are Bill Cosby, Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Ellen DeGeneres, Dick Van Dyke, Chevy Chase, George Carlin, Bob Newhart, and Bob Hope.

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Among people born in 1961, Eddie Murphy ranks 8Before him are Diana, Princess of Wales, George Clooney, Michael J. Fox, Lothar Matthäus, Stephen Hillenburg, and Bill de Blasio. After him are Ilham Aliyev, Nadia Comăneci, Enya, Peter Jackson, Dennis Rodman, and Carl Lewis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddie Murphy ranks 552 out of 15,968Before him are Romina Power (1951), Kevin Spacey (1959), Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Clifford Geertz (1926), Kamehameha I (1758), and Elinor Ostrom (1933). After him are Henry Mancini (1924), Philip Glass (1937), Lon Chaney (1883), Sean Penn (1960), Lewis H. Morgan (1818), and Goldie Hawn (1945).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Eddie Murphy ranks 3Before him are Robin Williams (1951) and Whoopi Goldberg (1955). After him are Bill Cosby (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Steve Martin (1945), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Chevy Chase (1943), George Carlin (1937), Bob Newhart (1929), and Joan Rivers (1933).

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