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Uncompromising African-American comedian, actor, and writer known for his cutting-edge and often controversial stand-up material. He also starred in See No Evil, Hear No Evil; The Toy; and Brewster’s Millions. His body of recorded work includes the comedy albums Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’ and …Is It Something I Said?
His mother abandoned him at age ten and he was forced to live with his abusive grandmother in a brothel. He married five times and had a total of seven kids.
How did Richard Pryor die?
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||65 years|
|Birthday||December 1, 1940|
|Death date||December 10, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I believe the ability to think is blessed. If you can think about a situation, you can deal with it. The big struggle is to keep your head clear enough to think.Richard Pryor
If I thought about it, I could be bitter, but I don’t feel like being bitter. Being bitter makes you immobile, and there’s too much that I still want to do.Richard Pryor
I’m for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people.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
Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me. When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half my ashes spread in the Pacific around the island, the rest on the property.Richard Pryor