Forget the return of Axel Foley, Eddie Murphy’s recent red carpet appearance stole the show! Surrounded by his beautiful daughters, the Hollywood icon displayed a heart-warming family dynamic that left fans gushing.

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Eddie Murphy is one proud father! His recent appearance with his children showcased just how close-knit the actor is with his family. The celebrated star received unwavering support from his children at the premiere of “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F.” The movie, one of his highly anticipated projects is set to hit theaters on July 3, 2024.

Bria Murphy, Shayne Audra Murphy, Paige Butcher, Eddie Murphy and Bella Murphy attend Netflix's premiere of "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F" in Beverly Hills, California, June 20, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Bria Murphy, Shayne Audra Murphy, Paige Butcher, Eddie Murphy and Bella Murphy attend Netflix’s premiere of “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F” in Beverly Hills, California, June 20, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

The event, held at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills, saw Eddie, his fiancée, and children turning heads with their elegant outfits. The actor, sporting a sleek all-black ensemble, posed for photos alongside his fiancée Paige, who rocked a stunning red dress, and daughters, Bria, Shayne, and Bella.

Bria Murphy, Shayne Audra Murphy, Paige Butcher, Eddie Murphy and Bella Murphy attend Netflix's premiere of "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F" in Beverly Hills, California, June 20, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Bria Murphy, Shayne Audra Murphy, Paige Butcher, Eddie Murphy and Bella Murphy attend Netflix’s premiere of “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F” in Beverly Hills, California, June 20, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

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The family photos sparked a flurry of comments from fans. “His wife used to be blonde. She’s one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. So stunning!!!” one admirer gushed. Another fan, noticing a striking resemblance between Eddie and one of his daughters, commented, “The one in the short dress looks just like him!”

Bria Murphy, Shayne Audra Murphy, Paige Butcher, Eddie Murphy and Bella Murphy attend Netflix's premiere of "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F" in Beverly Hills, California, June 20, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Bria Murphy, Shayne Audra Murphy, Paige Butcher, Eddie Murphy and Bella Murphy attend Netflix’s premiere of “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F” in Beverly Hills, California, June 20, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Some fans even mistook the actor’s fiancée for his daughter, with one writing, “The daughter in the red dress is just stunning.” Another expressed disbelief at Eddie’s grown-up children, saying, “Are those his daughters? What a stunning family.”

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Admirers continued to shower the actor’s family with praise, leaving comments like “Beautiful Ladies. Family[sic],” “Beautiful family” and “His daughters are gorgeous!” One fan perfectly captured the sentiment with, “Daddy’s girls.”

The event was a dual celebration of Eddie’s latest cinematic venture and a testament to the strong bond he shares with his family. The actor’s daughter, Bria Murphy, and her husband, Michael Xavier, both have roles in the “Beverly Hills Cop” sequel.

Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley in "Beverly Hill Cop." | Source: Youtube/@TODAY

Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley in “Beverly Hill Cop.” | Source: Youtube/@TODAY

During an appearance on “Today,” Eddie shared the scenes where Bria appears. “She’s the one that arrested me. And in the other scene when I get arrested in the movie, that’s my son-in-law tasing me in the neck,” he said.

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Bria Murphy featured in "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F." | Source: Youtube/@TODAY

Bria Murphy featured in “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F.” | Source: Youtube/@TODAY

Eddie and his character Axel Foley are practically synonymous, though it’s been three decades since he last donned the Detroit Lions jacket in “Beverly Hills Cop III.” Reflecting on his return to the role, Eddie quipped, “It felt like old man,” he said. “I did ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ when I was 21. And I’m 63 now.”

Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley in "Beverly Hill Cop." | Source: Youtube/@TODAY

Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley in “Beverly Hill Cop.” | Source: Youtube/@TODAY

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The “Beverly Hills Cop” series is as famous for its adrenaline-pumping action as it is for its comedy, but Eddie admitted that he’s stepped back from performing his own stunts. This fourth installment features familiar faces from the series like John Ashton, Paul Reiser, and Bronson Pinchot, among others.

Eddie Murphy during an interview on "Today." | Source: Youtube/@TODAY

Eddie Murphy during an interview on “Today.” | Source: Youtube/@TODAY

Eddie first skyrocketed to fame with the original 1984 “Beverly Hills Cop,” followed by sequels in 1987 and 1994. For him, portraying Axel offers a chance to play a character that audiences deeply connect with.

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Over the years, Eddiey, a father of ten, has made numerous family-friendly films. However, when it comes to movie nights with his youngest kids—Izzy Oona Murphy, 8, and Max Charles Murphy, 5, whom he shares with fiancée Paige—his own films aren’t their first choice.

Eddie Murphy and partner Paige Butcher at the Regency Village Theater in Los Angeles, California, on November 28, 2023. | Source: Getty Images

Eddie Murphy and partner Paige Butcher at the Regency Village Theater in Los Angeles, California, on November 28, 2023. | Source: Getty Images

In an exclusive interview during the “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F” premiere the 63-year-old comedian explained that most of his children are adults now, except for three. He mentioned that the two youngest, aged five and eight, have only watched “Shrek,” “Mulan,” and a few scenes from “Coming to America.”

Eddie Murphy and family during "Shrek 2" Los Angeles Premiere in Westwood, California, in May 2004 | Source: Getty Imagess.

Eddie Murphy and family during “Shrek 2” Los Angeles Premiere in Westwood, California, in May 2004 | Source: Getty Imagess.

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Regarding what he plans to show them next, the celebrated actor revealed they have already seen “Doctor Doolittle” and that the family comedy film “Daddy Daycare” is next on the list. Besides his two youngest, Eddie has a large and diverse family.

The actor shares his eldest son, Eric Murphy, 34, from his relationship with ex-girlfriend Paulette McNeely. During his decade-long marriage to Nicole Mitchell, they had five children together: Bria, 34, Myles, 31, Shayne, 29, Zola, 24, and Bella, 22.

Eddie Murphy and his family at ArcLight Hollywood on September 6, 2016, in Hollywood, California. | Source: Getty Images

Eddie Murphy and his family at ArcLight Hollywood on September 6, 2016, in Hollywood, California. | Source: Getty Images

Additionally, he has a son, Christian Murphy, 33, from his former relationship with Tamara Hood. Eddie also shares a daughter, Angel, 17, with Melanie Brown

The Oscar award-winning actor’s appearance at the premiere of “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F” wasn’t just about celebrating his latest film. It was a heartwarming showcase of his strong family ties. The actor, surrounded by his children, radiated pride and joy, turning the event into a family affair.

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Eddie Murphy at The Museum of Modern Art on November 06, 2019, in New York City.

Eddie Murphy at The Museum of Modern Art on November 06, 2019, in New York City.

Eddie Murphy’s enduring appeal lies in his ability to balance his illustrious career with his role as a devoted father. His red carpet appearance, filled with smiles and family moments, left fans eagerly awaiting both his new film and more glimpses into his life as a devoted dad.

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