Charles Quinton Murphy was an American actor, comedian and writer. Murphy was best known as a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show. Although he had minor roles in several films in the late 1980's and early 1990's, Murphy also worked behind the scenes with the hip hop group K-9 Posse, a hip hop duo composed of his half-brother Vernon Lynch, Jr. and Wardell Mahone. On their 1988 self-titled debut, Murphy was credited as the album's executive producer as well as songwriter on the songs "Somebody's Brother" and "Say Who Say What". He also made an appearance in the video for the duo's first single "This Beat Is Military". Murphy's first major role in a motion picture was in the 1993 film CB4, where he portrayed the antagonist, Gusto.
Born on: 12 July, 1959
Born in: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died on: 12 April, 2017