Richard Pryor
richard pryor
Born: 1940-12-01
Place of birth: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Died: 2005-12-10
Homepage: http://www.richardpryor.com/
Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American stand-up 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 reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style. He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians of all time: receiving praise from notable comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld, Bob Newhart, and Bill Cosby. His body of work includes the concert movies and recordings starting in the 70s and spanning three decades. He also starred in numerous films as an actor, in both comedic and dramatic roles. He collaborated on many projects with actor Gene Wilder and actor/comedian/writer Paul Mooney. Pryor won an Emmy Award (1973), and five Grammy Awards (1974, 1975, 1976, 1981, and 1982). In 1974, he also won two American Academy of Humor awards and the Writers Guild of America Award. The first ever Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was presented to him in 1998. Pryor is listed at Number 1 on Comedy Central's list of all-time greatest stand-up comedians.
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Superman III - 1983
Superman III (1983)
The world's super hero in his toughest adventure yet!
 Action Comedy Fantasy
 Christopher Reeve Richard Pryor Jackie Cooper Marc McClure
The Mack - 1973
The Mack (1973)
They're doing the job the cops can't!
 Crime Drama
 Max Julien Don Gordon Richard Pryor Carol Speed
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings - 1976
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)
In 1939, to laugh, you listened to the radio, to cry, you went to the movies, for excitement, you went to the ballgame. But if y
 Comedy Sport
 Billy Dee Williams James Earl Jones Richard Pryor Rico Dawson
Lady Sings the Blues - 1972
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Diana Ross is Billie Holiday. Diana Ross sings Billie Holiday and a superstar is born.
 Biography Drama Music
 Diana Ross Billy Dee Williams Richard Pryor James T. Callahan
Some Call It Loving - 1973
Some Call It Loving (1973)
The Only Act of Its Kind in the World. For Sale.
 Drama
 Zalman King Carol White Tisa Farrow Richard Pryor
Silver Streak - 1976
Silver Streak (1976)
It's the Most Hilarious Suspense Ride of Your Life!
 Action Comedy Crime
 Gene Wilder Jill Clayburgh Richard Pryor Patrick McGoohan
Stir Crazy - 1980
Stir Crazy (1980)
Only these two pigeons could dress up as woodpeckers...
 Comedy Crime
 Gene Wilder Richard Pryor Georg Stanford Brown JoBeth Williams
Blue Collar - 1978
Blue Collar (1978)
Whatever became of the "American Dream"?
 Crime Drama
 Richard Pryor Harvey Keitel Yaphet Kotto Ed Begley Jr.
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