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Richard Pryor

Birth Name: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III

Birth Place: Peoria, IL

Died: December 10, 2005

Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer

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Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy in Talks to Star in Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor Biopic

Eddie Murphy is in talks to join Lee Daniels' untitled Richard Pryor biopic, ET reports. According to a source close to production, Murphy will play the comedian's father LeRoy "Buck Carter" Pryor, a former boxer. 21 reasons Empire belongs on your mu… Read more

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Chevy Chase, Richard Pryor, 5/4/1977
Johnny kicks off the show with a monologue that touches on the historic interviews between David Frost and former President Richard Nixon. Funnyman gu (more…)
Richard Pryor Live & Smokin'
Within the hazy, smoke-filled room lays a legend named Richard Pryor. His provocative style and one-of-a-kind delivery made him an inspiration and an (more…)
Blazing Saddles
The railroad's got to run through the town of Rock Ridge. How do you drive out the townfolk in order to steal their land? Send in the toughest gang yo (more…)
Steve Meeting Richard Pryor
03:29 — Steve remembers when he met his idol, Richard Pryor.

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Sun Mar 5 12:05am
Lost Highway SHO2e

David Lynch's fascinating but obscure tale about a bored couple (Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette) who get swept up in mayhem and murder when they discover someone's spying on them. Balthazar Getty, Robert Blake.

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Sun Mar 5 4:30am
Brewster's Millions MOMAX

A down-on-his-luck minor-league baseball player stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can spend one million dollars a day for thirty days in a row.

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Mon Mar 6 3:00am
Lost HighwayNew SHO

David Lynch's fascinating but obscure tale about a bored couple (Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette) who get swept up in mayhem and murder when they discover someone's spying on them. Balthazar Getty, Robert Blake.

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Peter Sarsgaard
Weekend TV Playlist: The Killing, Richard Pryor, Orphan Finale

In the killing fields of the ubiquitous TV crime drama, there are shows that attempt to expand the f…

Edie Falco, Laura Linney
Showtime Sets Premiere Dates for Nurse Jackie, The Big C and The Borgias

Nurse Jackie, The Big C, and The Borgias will kick off new seasons on April 8, Showtime Entertainmen…

Tracy Morgan, David Letterman
Tracy Morgan Explains Homophobic Comments to Letterman

That homophobic rant that got 30 Rock's Tracy Morgan in trouble months ago hasn't gone away. David L…

Jon Cryer, Kristin Wiig
Scoop on Modern Family, The Office and More at the Comedy Awards

Some of the funniest people on the planet gathered in New York City Saturday night for the first-eve…

John Belushi, Richard Pryor
A Look at The Tragic Side of Comedy

John Belushi and Richard Pryor had more in common than comedic brilliance. Each struggled with inten…

Richard Pryor
R.P., R.I.P.

Comedy legend Richard Pryor died of a heart attack Saturday morning at a Los Angeles hospital, the A…

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  • Birth Name: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III
  • Birth Place: Peoria, IL
  • Died: December 10, 2005
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer

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