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Actor Eddie Murphy honored Sunday

Posted by wlpo on October 18, 2015

Eddie Murphy will be honored Sunday night in Washington D.C. The comedian, actor, director and producer is this year’s recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Trevor Noah and Whitney Cummings are among the stars who will salute Murphy at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Also on hand will be alumni from “Saturday Night Live.”

Murphy drew national attention after joining the cast in 1980 at age 19.

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