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About Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor was a stand-up comedian and actor who starred in such films as Richard Pryor: Live in Concert, Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip, Superman III, See No Evil, Hear No Evil, The Toy, Brewster's Millions and Stir Crazy.
He was married seven times to five different women and had seven children. His final marriage was to Jennifer Lee in 2001. The couple remained married until his death in 2005.
He won an Emmy Award in 1973 and five Grammy Awards between 1974 and 1982. He was awarded the first-ever Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 1998.
He grew up in a brothel, where his mother worked as prostitute.
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A sold-out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo.Richard Pryor
Even when I was a little kid, I always said I would be in the movies one day, and damned if I didn't make it.Richard Pryor
I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.Richard Pryor
I just don't want to die alone, that's all. That's not too much to ask for, is it It would be nice to have someone care about me, for who I am, not about my wallet.Richard Pryor
I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all that's happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop - stop dead - and I miss it.Richard Pryor
I think about being married again, having a home and a wife. No one can ever be married too many times, and maybe if I keep trying I'll get it right one day.Richard Pryor
I think about dying. I've come to realize we all die alone in one way or another.Richard Pryor
I was kicked out of school because of my attitude. I was not assimilating. So I went to work, taking any jobs I could get.Richard Pryor
I went to Zimbabwe. I know how white people feel in America now relaxed! Cause when I heard the police car I knew they weren't coming after me!Richard Pryor
Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers.Richard Pryor
Movies are movies, and I don't think any of them are going to hurt the moral fiber of America and all that nonsense.Richard Pryor
Sure, I have friends, plenty of friends, and they all come around wantin' to borrow money. I've always been generous with my friends and family, with money, but selfish with the important stuff like love.Richard Pryor
There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.Richard Pryor
When you ain't got no money, you gotta get an attitude.Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor's Popularity
Richard Pryor was a famous American comedian and actor, who was born on December 1, 1940. As a person born on this date, Richard Pryor is listed in our database as the 9th most popular celebrity for the day (December 1) and the 10th most popular for the year (1940).
People born on December 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Richard Pryor is the 175th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Richard Pryor's birthday, Richard Pryor is the 1489th most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Peoria, Illinois, U.S.
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