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Friends and fellow actors praised Murray for the joy he has brought to audiences worldwide.
"Eddie Murphy's influenced almost every single comedian— especially of my generation. He did everything brilliantly."
With all due respect, this positive progress report on Women in Comedy is a tribute to Joan Rivers. She persevered to pave the path for generations of funny women. Rivers auditioned seven times over three years, before making her Tonight Show debut in 1965.
About a dozen of Ferrell's comedy and movie pals paid tribute to the comedian, showing clips from his career, telling stories