Famous as :Actor and comedian
Birth Name :Edward Regan Murphy
Birth Date :April 03, 1961
Birth Place :Brooklyn, New York, USA
Claim to fame :As Det. Axel Foley in "Beverly Hills Cop" (1984)
Ranked 4th in Forbes' annual list of Hollywood's Most Overpaid Stars in 2009.
Chosen 3rd on Forbes' list of Hollywood's Best Paid Actors, raking in an estimated $55 million between June 1, 2007 through June 1, 2008.