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Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About The Nutty Professor

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The film is based on Jerry Lewis's 1963 comedy of the same name.

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The weight loss script was influenced by daytime television.

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Russell Simmons, the co-founder of Def Jam Recordings and a business mogul, also produced The Nutty Professor.

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Eddie Murphy plays 7 different characters in the film.

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Murphy couldn't play every member of the Klump family, so Chappelle's character was named after Murphy. 

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Murphy collaborated with a makeup legend. 

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The story took nearly 20 years to develop.