ALPINE, N.J. — Happy birthday to Alpine's Eddie Murphy, who is turning 56 on Monday.
The actor and comedian was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked #10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
In films, Murphy has received several Golden Globe Award nominations, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. He received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls.