Renowned as the past due dad of renowned actors and comedians Charlie and Eddie Murphy. He worked well like a transit officer and amateur acting professional/comedian a long time before his sons been successful within the entertainment business. He was just twenty-eight yrs . old when he was tragically murdered. Eddie Murphy was just eight at that time. He and ex-wife Lillian divorced when their child, Eddie, was three. Though he’d never meet up with them, a lot of his grandchildren like Bria Murphy would become popular actors and celebrities.