CHARLIE MURPHY HAS PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 57

Comedian and actor Charlie Murphy died on Wednesday morning after battling leukemia.

(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Murphy had been going through chemotherapy, but sadly the cancer finally cut his life short at the age of 57.

(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Murphy was a successful stand-up comedian, although he wasn’t as famous as his younger brother Eddie. Many will remember him for his appearances on the “Chappelle Show,” which give just a glimpse of how hilarious he was in his prime.

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