Uncompromising African American comedian, actor, and writer who 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?He played a role alongside Gene Wilder in Silver Streak.Jerry Seinfeld once called him the Picasso of the comedy profession.BEFORE FAME
After being expelled from school at age fourteen, he performed as a drummer in night clubs.PERSONAL LIFE
His mother abandoned him at age ten and he was forced to live with his abusive grandmother in a brothel.Historical Events in the Life of Richard Pryor
1975-12-13 1st time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay (Richard Pryor hosts)
1980-6-9 Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns from free basing cocaine
Movie Actor Richard Pryor were born on Sunday, in a leap year, birthstone is Turquoise, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of Dragon, it is 329 days until Richard Pryor next birthday.