Richard Pryor

Born Dec 1, 1940
  • Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Master of Ceremonies, Writer, Television producer
Net Worth
$40 Million
Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American comedian, actor, film director, social critic, satirist, writer, and MC. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, which employed colorful vulgarities, and profanity, as well as racial epithets. He ...
Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor Stats

Nickname

: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III, Rich, Dickie, Richie, Dick, Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor

Profession

: Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Master of Ceremonies, Writer, Television producer

Height

: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Ethnicity

: African American

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: December 1, 1940

Place of Birth

: Peoria

Date of Death

: December 10, 2005

Place of Death

: Los Angeles

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction | Multiple sclerosis
Appearances

Richard Pryor Influences

  1. Dick Gregory
    Dick Gregory
  2. Paul Mooney
    Paul Mooney
  3. Redd Foxx
    Redd Foxx
  4. Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
  5. Moms Mabley
  6. George Carlin
    George Carlin
  7. Jack Benny
    Jack Benny
  8. Jonathan Winters
    Jonathan Winters
  9. Lenny Bruce
    Lenny Bruce

Richard Pryor Film Roles

  1. Lost Highway
    Arnie
    Lost Highway
  2. Mad Dog Time
    Jimmy the Grave Digger
  3. Another You
    Eddie Dash
  4. The Three Muscatels
  5. The Three Muscatels
    Wino
  6. The Three Muscatels
    Bartender
  7. Harlem Nights
    Sugar Ray
  8. See No Evil, Hear No Evil
    Wallace 'Wally' Karue
    See No Evil, Hear No Evil
  9. Moving
    Arlo Pear
  10. Critical Condition
    Eddie Lenahan

Richard Pryor Film Director

  1. Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
  2. Richard Pryor: Here and Now

Richard Pryor Film Producer

  1. Bustin' Loose
  2. Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
  3. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip

Richard Pryor Film Appearances

  1. Bitter Jester
  2. Sam Kinison: Why Did We Laugh?
  3. A Century of Cinema
    A Century of Cinema
  4. Barbra Streisand: One Voice
  5. Richard Pryor: Here and Now
  6. Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever
  7. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip
  8. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert
  9. Soul Train
  10. The Lion Roars Again

Richard Pryor TV Starring Roles

  1. The Young Lawyers
    The Young Lawyers
  2. The Richard Pryor Show
  3. Pryor's Place

Richard Pryor TV Guest Roles

  1. Break Up (1)
  2. Stand
  3. Richard Pryor/Gil-Scott Heron, Thalamamus Rasulala

Richard Pryor TV Appearances

  1. Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever
    Him/Herself

Richard Pryor Albums

  1. Richard Pryor's Greatest Hits
  2. ...And It's Deep Too!
    ...And It's Deep Too!
  3. The Anthology 1968-1992
  4. Evolution/Revolution: The Early Years (1966-1974)
  5. Richard Pryor
  6. ...Is It Something I Said?
  7. L.A. Jail
    L.A. Jail
  8. Bicentennial Nigger
    Bicentennial Nigger
  9. Wanted: Live in Concert
  10. Richard Pryor: Here and Now

Richard Pryor Books

  1. Cactus Pryor Inside Texas