Richard Pryor

Dec 1, 1940
Peoria, Illinois, USA


African-American comedian Richard Pryor grew up bombarded by mixed messages. Pryor's grandmother owned a string of brothels, his mother prostituted herself, and his father was a pimp. Still, they raised Richard to be honest, polite, and religious. Living in one of the worst slums in Peoria, IL, Pryor found that he could best defend himself by getting… More


Richard Pryor Videos

Stir Crazy
2 minutes 30 seconds
The Muppet Movie
1 minutes 3 seconds
Brewster's Millions
1 minutes 40 seconds
Wild In The Streets
2 minutes 1 seconds

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