Comedian Eddie Murphy revealed when he realized he’d made it in Hollywood recently, and the answer may surprise you. Murphy got his start in showbusiness as a regular on “Saturday Night Live” back in 1980.
Following his time on “Saturday Night Live,” Murphy went on the star in films such as “Trading Places,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “Harlem Nights” and “Coming To America.” However, Murphy said the moment he realized he had “arrived” was while he was filming his comedy “The Nutty Professor” in 1996. The talented actor flawlessly played several members of one family in a hilarious scene in the film.
The actor described playing nearly every character in the scene. “’Nutty Professor,’ when I was everybody around the table. I was like, ‘Hey, look, I am everybody at this table. I have arrived, I have arrived. I’m everybody? I have arrived.’”
Murphy is currently starring in “You People” with his former “Saturday …