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Richard Pryor

Sunday, 1st December 1940 - Saturday, 10th December 2005
Peoria, IL
USA


I recall the first time I saw the "Live in concert" film laughing so hard, my glasses hurtled two rows. A great comic talent that masked enough suffering for two or three lives.


Busy Body
1966
Wild in the Streets
Stanley X
1968
Carter's Army
1969
Phynx
Himself
1970
Richard Pryor - Live and Smokin'
1971
Dynamite Chicken
Himself
1971
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That B
1971
Lady Sings the Blues
Piano Man
1972
Mack
Slim
1973
Hit!
Mike Willmer
1973
Some Call It Loving
1973
Wattstax
1973
Uptown Saturday Night
Sharpeye Washington
1974
Silver Streak
Grover Muldoon
1976
Car Wash
Daddy Rich
1976
AdiĆ³s Amigo
Sam Spade
1976
Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings
Charlie Snow
1976
Greased Lightning
Wendell Scott
1977
Which Way Is Up?
1977
Blue Collar
Zeke
1978
California Suite
Dr. Chauncey Gump
1978
Wiz
The Wiz
1978
In God We Tru$t
God
1979
Muppet Movie
Balloon Vendor
1979
Richard Pryor Is Back Live in Concert
1979
Richard Pryor - Live in Concert
1979
Wholly Moses
Pharaoh
1980
Stir Crazy
Harry Monroe
1980
Bustin' Loose
Joe Braxton
1981
Some Kind of Hero
1982
Toy
Jack Brown
1982
Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip
1982
Richard Pryor Here and Now
1983
Superman III
Gus Gorman
1983
Brewster's Millions
Montgomery Brewster
1985
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling
Jo Jo
1986
Critical Condition
Eddie/Kevin
1987
Best of Chevy Chase
1987
Moving
Arlo Pear
1988
Harlem Nights
Sugar Ray
1989
See No Evil, Hear No Evil
Wally Karew
1989
Another You
Eddie Dash
1991
Lost Highway
Arnie
1996
Me, Myself & Irene
Stand-Up Comedian on TV (archive footage)
2000
Notorious
Himself (archive footage)
2009

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Oscars
55th Annual Academy Awards
Host
Wild Wild West
The Night of the Eccentrics
Villar
09/16/1966
Partridge Family
Soul Club
A.E. Simon
01/29/1971

Blazing Saddles
Screenplay
1974
Richard Pryor Here and Now
Director
1983
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling
Director
1986




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