Richard Pryor
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Born: December 1, 1940

Died: December 10, 2005 (age 65)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Actor

Bio: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, 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.

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