EDDIE Murphy was the biggest comedy star of the Eighties, with hit after hit at the box office. But the laughter stopped and the hits dried up, while the star has a habit of shooting himself in the foot with controversial comments and a chaotic personal life.
After a scandal involving a transgender prostitute, fathering ten kids by five women and a string of flop movies, it appeared his star power had disappeared for good.
But Murphy, 59, is back in a big way — and could make a fortune from his return to our screens. In 2019 he starred in Dolemite Is My Name, a Netflix biopic about US comedian and actor Rudy Ray Moore, which earned him a Golden Globe Nomination.Read more on thesun.co.uk