Richard Pryor (1940–2005)

Actor | Writer | Producer



Photos

  • Richard Pryor and Max Julien in The Mack (1973)
  • Richard Pryor and Max Julien in The Mack (1973)
  • Richard Pryor, Franklyn Ajaye, Lauren Jones, Henry Kingi, Clarence Muse, Pepe Serna, Ray Vitte, and The Pointer Sisters in Car Wash (1976)
  • Richard Pryor and The Pointer Sisters in Car Wash (1976)
  • Richard Pryor in Stir Crazy (1980)
  • Richard Pryor in Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)

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Filmography


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Did You Know

Trivia

Former father-in-law Herbert Bonis managed Danny Kaye for 35 years.


Quotes

[on the free-basing incident which set him on fire] When you are running down the street.... and you are on fire, people will get out of your way.


Trademark

Foul language that has been compared to raw sewage mixed with social insight that has been compared to Mark Twain.


Nickname

Dick


Star Sign

Sagittarius

Personal Details

Born

Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III

Peoria, Illinois, USA

Died

(age 65)
Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA


Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

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