Coming to America 34 years old

The four funniest men in America are Eddie Murphy.

Coming to America

An African prince decides it’s time for him to find a princess... and his mission leads him and his most loyal friend to Queens, New York. In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince quickly finds himself a new job, new friends, new digs, new enemies and lots of trouble.


Coming to America Cast

Name Character
Samuel L. Jackson He was 39, now 74 years old as Robber
Cuba Gooding, Jr. He was 20, now 55 years old as Boy Getting Haircut
James Earl Jones He was 57, now 92 years old as King Jaffe Joffer
Eddie Murphy He was 27, now 62 years old as Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul
Eriq La Salle He was 25, now 60 years old as Darryl Jenks
Louie Anderson He was 35, now 70 years old as Maurice
Vanessa Bell Calloway She was 31, now 66 years old as Imani Izzi
Shari Headley She was 23, now 58 years old as Lisa McDowell
Arsenio Hall He was 32, now 67 years old as Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown
Vondie Curtis-Hall He was 37, now 72 years old as Basketball Game Vendor
Ralph Bellamy He was 84, 87 years old when he died as Randolph Duke / Homeless Man #1
Jim Abrahams He was 44, now 79 years old as Face on Cutting Room Floor
Calvin Lockhart He was 53, 72 years old when he died as Colonel Izzi
Frankie Faison He was 39, now 73 years old as Landlord
Madge Sinclair She was 50, 57 years old when she died as Queen Aoleon
Paul Bates as Oha
John Amos He was 48, now 83 years old as Cleo McDowell
Garcelle Beauvais She was 21, now 56 years old as Rose Bearer #3
Clyde Jones He was 53, now 88 years old as Soul Glo Man
Birdie M. Hale as Elderly Passenger
Don Ameche He was 80, 85 years old when he died as Mortimer Duke / Homeless Man #2
Allison Dean as Patrice McDowell

Coming to America Crew

Name Department
Robert D. Wachs as Producer. Production
Ferne Cassel as Casting Assistant. Production
Cheryal Kearney as Set Decoration. Art
Christopher Nowak as Art Direction. Art
Danny Cangemi as Special Effects Supervisor. Visual Effects
Malcolm Campbell as Editor. He was 103 (63) years old when He died Editing
Edward Garzero as Scenic Artist. Crew
Sol Negrin as Director of Photography. Camera
Mark Lipsky as Executive Producer. Production
Woody Omens as Director of Photography. He was 11 (now 23) years old Camera
David Sheffield as Screenplay. He was 40 (now 75) years old Writing
Leslie Belzberg as Executive Producer. She was 35 (now 70) years old Production
Janet L. Wattles as Production Accountant. Production
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck as Costume Supervisor. Costume & Make-Up
Eddie Murphy as Story. He was 27 (now 62) years old Writing
James Beshears as Supervising ADR Editor. Sound
John Landis as Director. He was 37 (now 72) years old Directing
Nile Rodgers as Original Music Composer. He was 35 (now 70) years old Sound
Deborah Nadoolman as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
William B. Kaplan as Sound Mixer. He was 11 (now 23) years old Sound
Saul Kahan as Unit Publicist. He was 50 (65) years old when He died Crew
Paula Abdul as Choreographer. She was 26 (now 60) years old Crew
Rick Baker as Makeup Effects. He was 37 (now 72) years old Crew
Michael Tadross as Unit Production Manager. He was 35 (now 70) years old Production
R. Gilbert Clayton as Set Designer. He was 65 (90) years old when He died Art
Kelly Kimball as Assistant Costume Designer. Costume & Make-Up
Bruce McBroom as Still Photographer. Camera
Marie Carter as Assistant Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Richard B. Lewis as Art Direction. He was 35 (now 70) years old Art
Coming to America poster
Coming to America (34 years)

The four funniest men in America are Eddie Murphy.

  • Release day: Wednesday, June 29, 1988
  • Runtime: 117 minutes
  • Budget: 39000000.00
  • Revenue: 288752301.00