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Richard Pryor

Birth Name: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III

Birth Place: Peoria, IL

Birthday: December 1, 1940, Sagittarius

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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Wholly Moses!
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Car Wash - Official Trailer
02:19 — 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…)
Blazing Saddles - Official Trailer
02:16 — Western parody about a black railroad worker appointed sheriff to clean up a wild west town. The bean-eating scene is just one of many gut-busters!
Richard Pryor: Here And Now - Official Trailer
01:12 — The comedian speaks frankly to a rowdy New Orleans audience about White House politics, alcohol, drugs.

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Tue May 10 8:25pm
Blazing Saddles MAX

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.

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Mon May 16 3:25am
Blazing Saddles MAX

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.

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Mon May 16 11:15am
Silver Streak AMC

George, a mild-mannered guy on a cross-country train trip, becomes embroiled in a deadly adventure when he falls in love with Hilly, a woman on the verge of exposing art forgers. George must eventually team with a fast-talking criminal in order to outwit b (more…)

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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
  • Birthday: December 1, 1940, Sagittarius
  • Died: December 10, 2005
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer

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