Navigation Bar - Text Links at Bottom of Page

SHREK THE THIRD

EDDIE MURPHY returns to lend his voice to Shrek's loyal pal Donkey. The most commercially successful African-American actor in the history of motion pictures, Murphy is one of the industry's top-five box-office performers overall. At the tender age of 45, Murphy is on the very short list of actors who have starred in multiple $100 million pictures over the past three decades. He most recently starred in the hit romantic comedy "Norbit” and, earlier this year, was nominated for an Academy Award® and won a Golden Globe and a SAG Award as Best Supporting Actor in the hit musical "Dreamgirls,” his latest $100 million-plus grosser.

Murphy began his career as a stand-up comedian 25 years ago. In 1980, at the age of 19, he joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live,” and has since gone on to establish a successful career on the big screen.

His films have been among the highest-grossing comedies in the industry, including "48 Hrs.,” "Trading Places,” "Dr. Dolittle,” "Coming to America” and the "Beverly Hills Cop” franchise. Murphy garnered Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actor in a Comedy for his performances in "Beverly Hills Cop,” "Trading Places” and "48 Hrs.”

In 1989, Murphy made his directorial debut with "Harlem Nights,” a period comedy he also wrote and starred in opposite Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx. In addition, Murphy starred in and produced the hit comedy "Life” costarring Martin Lawrence, and starred opposite Steve Martin in the comedy "Bowfinger.” He was also the voice of Mushu the Dragon in the successful animated epic "Mulan.”

In 1996, Murphy portrayed seven different characters in the worldwide box office smash "The Nutty Professor,” for which he received another Golden Globe Award nomination. He added a character to play a total of eight roles in the sequel, "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps” co-starring Janet Jackson. His more recent films include "Dr. Dolittle 2,” "Daddy Day Care” and "The Haunted Mansion.”

TOP

Home | Theaters | Video | TV

Your Comments and Suggestions are Always Welcome.
Contact CinemaReview.com

2014 Paramount Pictures Corp.,  All Rights Reserved.

Google

Find:  HELP!

Google