the 2003-06 TV hit “Chappelle’s Show,” where he was a recurring character actor. Starring in classic sketches that cast him as himself in “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories,” the comedian would remember his “adventures” in Eddie’s entourage, hanging out with the likes of Prince and Rick James.
And all along that journey into the spotlight, his wife Tisha was there.
Losing a spouse is painful for anyone, and especially so when there are kids involved. Since losing his wife of 12 years, Tisha Taylor Murphy, to cancer in 2009, comedian and actor Charlie Murphy has never been the same.
On Losing His Wife
“I came home and she’s in the kids’ room, crying. That’s when she told me. Cervical cancer. You don’t really grasp it. When the person tells you they’re