- Name: Richard Pryor
- Born: 12/01/1940
- Died: 12/10/2005 (65 years old)
- Website: http://richardpryor.com/
Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940– December 10, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style, and is widely regarded as the greatest and most influential stand-up comedian of all time.
Birth Name: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor
Alias: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor
Genre: Political satire, observational comedy, black comedy, improvisational comedy, character comedy
Birth Place: Peoria, Illinois, U.S.
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Richard Pryor quotes :
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 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
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
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
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
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
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