This is the section for all our "FUN" Eddie Murphy information - please enjoy!
Did You Know?
... that Eddie Murphy made his mark on Saturday Night Live in 1980 at the tender age of 19. Revisit his most hilarious moments in SNL: The Best of Eddie Murphy. And here's a bit of "Little Richard Simmons:
... that Eddie Murphy's most famous role, Axel Foley, in Beverly Hills Cop was originally written for Clint Eastwood. After he passed, Sylvester Stallone considered taking the part. It was only when Stallone turned it down that Eddie Murphy got a crack at it the starmaking role.
... that Eddie Murphy was only 21 years old when he made his big screen debut in 48 Hrs..
... that Eddie Murphy had a three record singing career in the late eighties, his big hit was "Party all the Time". You can't get any more Eighties than this:
... Just for fun: We started our tribute to Eddie Murphy commenting on his recognizable laugh. One of those very clever people ( with lots of time on their hands) who put up videos on youtube has suggested we might like a DVD of that laugh.
Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theater Footprints
Eddie Murphy is just one of the many legendary celebrities to leave hand and footprints outside the famous Grauman's (now Mann's) Chinese Theater.
Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA SEE MAP
Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Eddie Murphy's star:
Walk of Fame Star (Motion Pictures)
7000 Hollywood Blvd.