Eddie Murphy To Receive The Lifetime Achievement Award At The Critics’ Choice Awards

Written by on January 2, 2020

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock (10468167bd) Eddie Murphy attends the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York WSJ Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards, New York, USA – 06 Nov 2019

via Deadline:

 Eddie Murphy, to be exact, as the veteran comic and actor’s resurgence continues.

The Saturday Night Live alum and Oscar-nominated actor will be feted for his extraordinary roles over the years, most recently his portrayal of Rudy Ray Moore in Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name, for which he is up for Best Actor at the 25th annual Critics’ Choice Awards and the 77th Golden Globes.

The Critics’ Choice Association notes that Murphy is the most commercially successful African-American actor in movie business history and one of the top-five box-office performers overall. He is on the short list of actors who have starred in multiple $100 million pictures during the past three decades, from Beverly Hills Cop to Daddy Day Care.  Some of his other most beloved hits include 48 HRS., Trading Places, Coming to America, Harlem Nights, Bowfinger, The Nutty Professor and Shrek.

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