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Richard Pryor
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Name
Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor
Birthplace
Peoria, Illinois
Birth date
December 1, 1940
Occupation
Actor, Comedian, Director, Writer
Active Years
1963-2003

Richard Pryor (December 1, 1940 - December 10, 2005) was an actor, comedian, director, and writer. He is best known for his stand up comedy, and his roles in The Toy, Stir Crazy, Superman III, The Wiz, Car Wash, and Critical Condition.

Significant Films[]

  • The Busy Body (1967)
  • Black Brigade (1970)
  • Live and Smokin' (1971)
  • Dynamite Chicken (1972)
  • Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
  • The Mack (1973)
  • Hit! (1973)
  • Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
  • Adios Amigo (1976)
  • Car Wash (1976)
  • Silver Streak (1976)
  • Which Way Is Up? (1977)
  • Greased Lightning (1977)
  • Blue Collar (1978)
  • The Wiz (1978)
  • California Suite (1978)
  • Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)
  • The Muppet Movie (1979)
  • Wholly Moses (1980)
  • In God We Tyu$t (1980)
  • Stir Crazy (1980)
  • Bustin' Loose (1981)
  • Some Kind of Hero (1982)
  • Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)
  • The Toy (1982)
  • Superman III (1983)
  • Motown 25 (1983)
  • Brewster's Millions (1985)
  • Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling (1986)
  • Critical Condition (1987)
  • Moving (1988)
  • See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
  • Harlem Nights (1989)
  • Another You (1991)
  • Mad Dog Time (1996)
  • Lost Highway (1997)
  • I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$@!! (2003)
  • Black Dynamite (2009)

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