PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Comedian Charlie Murphy has passed away at age 57 after a battle with leukemia, his manager confirms. 

His manager says Murphy had been battling leukemia and was undergoing chemotherapy.

READ MORE: Gardner Minshew Shines As Philadelphia Eagles Beat New York Jets, 33-18

He reportedly died Wednesday morning at a New York City hospital.

READ MORE: Philadelphia Commerce Director Michael Rashid Resigns After He Reportedly Made Anti-Semitic Remarks, Verbally Abused His Staff

He was the older brother of actor and comedian Eddie Murphy.

MORE NEWS: Triple Shooting In Kensington Leaves 2 Men Dead, Another Injured, Philadelphia Police Say