The secret to Eddie Murphy's SNL success

A profile of Eddie Murphy from 1982, right after he finished shooting 48 Hours. [via JK]

In the piece, there's a good performance/auditioning tip: Think of the camera as just another person.

Ah, the ol' "smile with your eyes." Joe Piscopo also talks about Murphy's smile/vulnerability.

Here's some vintage Eddie from those days:

More clips of Eddie on SNL.

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