Eddie Murphy, actor and side-splitting comedian turns 51 today.
The "Coming To America" star has stolen hearts nationwide whether it's been during an on-stage show or an on-screen performance.
Although his latest film "A Thousand Words" wasn't very popular among movie-goers, rumor has it the "Shrek" star will be teaming up with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito in the sequel to the 1988 hit comedy "Twins." Murphy is said to be starring as the twosomes third brother, a storyline and cast that is sure to leave audiences laughing.
As we wish Eddie another fabulous year of life, take a look back at the comedian through the years.
Eddie Murphy attends the world premiere of 'Tower Heist' at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City.
Eddie Murphy speaks onstage at the First Annual Comedy Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
Eddie Murphy attends the Dark and Lovely annoucement of Bria Murphy as the new global brand ambassador.
Actor Eddie Murphy speaks before the screening of 'Beverly Hills Cop' during AFI & Walt Disney Pictures' 'A Cinematic Celebration of Jerry Bruckheimer'
Eddie Murphy and producer Jeffrey Katzenberg pose during a Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2010 NBA Playoffs between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Eddie Murphy attends the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of 'Shrek Forever After' at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Actors Danny Glover and Eddie Murphy arrive at Sony Pictures Releasing's 'Death At A Funeral' premiere.
An Eddy Murphy wax figure is seen at Madame Tussauds in Hollywood, California.
Actors Eddie Murphy and Yara Shahidi pose at the premiere of Paramount Pictures & Nickelodeon's 'Imagine That' at Paramount Studios.
Actor Jerry Lewis receives an honorary trophy from Eddie Murphy at the 81st Academy Awards.
Overview of the 'Meet Dave' 15-Foot replica of Eddie Murphy's Head at Military Island in Times Square
Eddie Murphy sits with Sylvester Stallone and Steven Spieberg at Game 3 of the 2008 NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Eddie Murphy accepts the Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie award during Nickelodeon's 2008 Kids' Choice Awards held at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.
Producer Tracey Edmonds poses with actor Eddie Murphy at the afterparty for the premiere of Lionsgate's 'Good Luck Chuck' at the Napa Valley Grille.
Eddie Murphy arrives at the premiere of The Weinstein Co.'s 'Who's Your Caddy' at the Arclight Theater in Los Angeles.