Richard Pryor
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Richard PryorShare on Facebook

Born: December 1, 1940

Died: December 10, 2005 (aged 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.

Quote of the day

I started at Pillsbury as a manager in one of their analysis functions, then worked my way up the corporate ladder to become vice president. Moving to Burger King was an important moment in my career.

Popular Authors