Richard Pryor

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III
  • Birth Place: Peoria, Illinois, United States
  • Died: December 10, 2005
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer
Where to Watch

Available to Stream

  • Watch on

Next on TV

Latest NewsSee all »

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

Video ClipsSee all »

Uptown Saturday Night
Sidney Poitier ("Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," "Sneakers") directs and stars with the legendary Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor and an all-star cast in (more…)
Critical Condition
The symptoms: acute tickling of the funny bone and severe belly laughs. The diagnosis? Richard Pryor in Critical Condition. Playing a criminal who fak (more…)
Car Wash
01:34 — Everybody is cleaning up and getting down in this classic comedy - the first "disco slacker" movie from the decade that brought you the tube top, the (more…)
Car Wash
03:49 — Everybody is cleaning up and getting down in this classic comedy - the first "disco slacker" movie from the decade that brought you the tube top, the (more…)

Watch See all »

Wed Dec 13 12:00am
MartinThe Breakup(Season 1, Episode 18) BET

Gina and Martin have a fight and break up. Part 1 of three. Richard Pryor guests. Martin Lawrence. Gina: Tisha Campbell. Pam: Tichina Arnold. Cole: Carl Anthony Payne II.

I’ll Watch14 Watching
Sat Dec 16 11:00am
Blazing Saddles SUND

A send-up of Hollywood Westerns finds a railroad slated to be diverted through an existing town, and a crooked Attorney General forcing a dimwitted governor to appoint a black sheriff to horrify the townsfolk, who all have the same last name.

I’ll Watch447 Watching
Sun Dec 17 2:00am
Blazing Saddles SUND

A send-up of Hollywood Westerns finds a railroad slated to be diverted through an existing town, and a crooked Attorney General forcing a dimwitted governor to appoint a black sheriff to horrify the townsfolk, who all have the same last name.

I’ll Watch447 Watching

More NewsSee all »

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…

Details

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

Trending TonightSee all »