Richard Pryor

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  • Birth Name: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III
  • Birth Place: Peoria, Illinois, United States
  • Died: December 10, 2005
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer
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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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Some Kind of Hero
This fast moving comedy is laced with poignancy and drama as Pryor assays one of the finest roles of his career as Eddie Keller, a man who returns hom (more…)
Hit! (1973)
U.S. agent Nick Allen (Billy Dee Williams) has his own idea about how to fight a war on drugs: go to the source...and cut the big-time traffickers dow (more…)
The Busy Body
A star-studded comedy classic! Screen legend Sid Caesar teams up with Robert Ryan and the beautiful Anne Baxter in this fast paced, laugh-a-minute far (more…)
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…)

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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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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.

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A Look at The Tragic Side of Comedy

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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, Illinois, United States
  • Died: December 10, 2005
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer

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