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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 is ranked No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie Murphy has received more than 25,319,404 page views. His biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 94 in 2019). Eddie Murphy is the 2nd most popular comedian (up from 3rd in 2019), the 476th most popular biography from United States (up from 552nd in 2019) and the 2nd 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."

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  • 25M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 96

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Eddie Murphy ranks 2 out of 91Before him are Robin Williams. After him are Bill Cosby, Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen DeGeneres, Dick Van Dyke, Chevy Chase, Lucille Ball, George Carlin, and Bob Saget.

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Among people born in 1961, Eddie Murphy ranks 9Before him are Ilham Aliyev, George Clooney, Stephen Hillenburg, Lothar Matthäus, Michael J. Fox, and Nadia Comăneci. After him are Enya, Bill de Blasio, Carl Lewis, Woody Harrelson, Peter Jackson, and Laurence Fishburne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddie Murphy ranks 476 out of 18,182Before him are Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Sarah Palin (1964), Danny Trejo (1944), Goldie Hawn (1945), Chester A. Arthur (1829), and Bryan Cranston (1956). After him are Ernest Borgnine (1917), Alan Shepard (1923), William S. Burroughs (1914), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Ellen G. White (1827), and Edward Drinker Cope (1840).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Eddie Murphy ranks 2Before him are Robin Williams (1951). After him are Bill Cosby (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Steve Martin (1945), Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Chevy Chase (1943), Lucille Ball (1911), George Carlin (1937), and Bob Saget (1956).

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