He became a household name in 1981 when he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live.
Now Eddie Murphy is returning to the late night series.
On Friday it was announced the 53-year-old Coming To America star would appear on the 40th anniversary special of the NBC sketch comedy show.
The special is set to air on February 15.
Murphy - who is best known for Beverly Hills Cop and The Nutty Professor - started working on SNL when he was only 19-years-old.
He began his career when he was only 15-years-old and living in Brooklyn.