Tisha Taylor Murphy, the wife of 'Chappelle's Show' comedic actor Charlie Murphy, died in her sleep on Sunday after a lengthy battle with cancer, his publicist has confirmed. Her age has not been released.

Murphy passed away "with family at her side after facing the challenges of cancer for the past two years," publicist Lyndsey Jacobs told MTV News. "The Murphy Family appreciates all of the support they have received from friends and fans and requests privacy during this very difficult time."