How Did Richard Pryor Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Richard Pryor death

The comedian Richard Pryor passed away at age 65, respectable.

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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?

Heart Attack caused Richard Pryor's death in 2005.

Information about the death of Richard Pryor
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death65 years
BirthdayDecember 1, 1940
Death dateDecember 10, 2005
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/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.

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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.

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I’m for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people.

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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.

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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.

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