Movie star, comic, singer

January 1985
Newsweek;1/7/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p48
He's the most popular entertainer in America today. His newest comedy, `Beverly Hills Cop' is thrashing all competition at the box office. At the ripe old age of 23, Eddie Murphy is sizzling hot, a movie star with a studio contract worth $25 million, a comic about to make a national tour, a singer about to unveil his first album. There'll be no Belushi burnout for this ambitious funnyman; fame and fortune suit him just fine.


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