Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (1940-2005) was an American comedian, actor, film director, social critic, satirist, writer, and MC. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, which employed colorful vulgarities, and profanity, as well as racial epithets. He reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style. He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians of all time.
Richard Pryor -- (12/1/1940-12/10/2005). American Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, Social Critic, Writer & MC. Movies -- "Superman III" as Gus Gorman, "Silver Streak" as Grover T. Muldoon, "Blue Collar" as Zeke Brown, "Bustin' Loose" as Joe Braxton, "The Toy" as Jack Brown, "Brewster's Millions" as "Monty" Brewster, "Stir Crazy" as Harry Monroe, "See No Evil, Hear No Evil" as Wallace "Wally" Karew and "Harlem Nights" as Sugar Ray. He died of a Heart Attack, age 65.