Eddie Murphy (born April 3, 1961) was a castmember from 1980 to 1984. Eddie was part of the 1980s completely new SNL cast. That cast was fired at the end of the season, save for Eddie and Joe Piscopo. For the next few years, they dominated SNL, with the rest of the cast only supporting them.

Eddie Murphy's last episode as a regular was April 14, 1984. He has since starred in movies and recorded two albums of serious music, not comedy. On December 21, 2019, episode, he hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time in 35 years.

Impressions/Characters[edit | edit source]

Impressions[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

SNL Career[edit | edit source]

  • 1980-1981: Featured Player
  • 1981-1984: Repertory Player (promoted: February 7, 1981)
  • December 15, 1984: Host
  • December 21, 2019: Host

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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