Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor
1940 - 2005
Richard Pryor  American Comic

Richard Pryor dating history


Richard Pryor was previously married to Flynn Belaine (1990 - 1991), Jennifer Lee Pryor (2001 - 2005), Deborah McGuire (1977 - 1978), Shelley R. Bonus (1968 - 1970) and Patricia Price (1961 - 1966).

Richard Pryor was in relationships with Geraldine Mason (1986 - 1987), Margot Kidder (1982), Pam Grier (1976 - 1977), Maxine Silverman (1966 - 1968) and Deana Haight (1966 - 1967).

Richard Pryor had an encounter with Edy Williams (1969).

Richard Pryor is rumoured to have hooked up with Marlon Brando.


American Comic Richard Pryor was born Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor Sr. on 1st December, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois, USA and passed away on 10th Dec 2005 Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 65. He is most remembered for his hilarious improvisations during his live comedy shows, his scene-stealing appearances in such beloved movies as Superman III, Brewster’s Millions, Critical Condition and his series of collaborations with Gene Wilder. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Richard Pryor was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Beverly Todd in Moving (1988), Carmen McRae in Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986) and Lonette McKee in Which Way Is Up? (1977).

Richard Pryor is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Grammy Award winners and Warner Records artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married5 25 years, 11 months 9 years, 3 months -
Dating5 2 years 1 year 1 year
Encounter1 - - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total12 25 years, 11 months 4 years, 3 months 1 year


First Name Richard
Middle Name Franklin Lennox Thomas
Last Name Pryor
Full Name at Birth Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor Sr.
Alternative Name Richie, Dickie, Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III, Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor, Richard Pryor, Richard Franklin Lennox Pryor III, Richard Franklin Lennox Pryor, Dick, Rich, Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor Sr., Richard Franklin Lennox Pryor Sr.
Birthday 1st December, 1940
Birthplace Peoria, Illinois, USA
Died 10th December, 2005
Place of Death Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart attack caused by coronary artery disease that was at least partially brought about by years of tobacco smoking
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight 165lbs (75 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Peoria High School, Peoria, IL (expelled)
Occupation Text Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, Producer, Film Director, Social Critic, Satirist, Writer, MC
Occupation Comic
Claim to Fame his hilarious improvisations during his live comedy shows, his scene-stealing appearances in such beloved movies as Superman III, Brewster’s Millions, Critical Condition and his series of collaborations with Gene Wilder
Music Genre (Text) Political satire, Observational Comedy, Black Comedy, Improvisational Comedy, Character Comedy, Insult Comedy, Racial Humor, Satire
Year(s) Active 1963–1997, 1963–2005, 1963–1999
Official Websites,,,
Father Buck Carter (LeRoy Pryor) (Was A Bartender, Boxer And WWII Veteran, Who Died In 1968 When Richard Was 28). (Monday June 7, 1915 – Friday September 27, 1968) (Aged 53)
Mother Gertude (Died When Pryor Was 27 Years Old)
Family Member Richard Pryor Jr. (Son)

Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor Sr. (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. He reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most important stand-up comedians of all time. Pryor won a Primetime Emmy Award and five Grammy Awards. He received the first Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 1998. He won the Writers Guild of America Award in 1974. He was listed at number one on Comedy Central's list of all-time greatest stand-up comedians. In 2017, Rolling Stone ranked him first on its list of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time.

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Richard Pryor65 SagittariusComic
Geraldine Mason-
Flynn Belaine-
Margot Kidder69 LibraActress
Jennifer Lee Pryor84Actress
Pam Grier75 GeminiActress
Deborah McGuire-Model
Edy Williams83 CancerActress
Shelley R. BonusN AriesAstronomer
Deana Haight74 TaurusSinger
Maxine Silverman-
Patricia Price-
Marlon Brando80 AriesActor
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
RichardMale196163 years oldPatricia Price
Elizabeth AnnFemaleApril, 196757 years oldMaxine Silverman
RainFemale16th July, 196955 years oldShelley R. Bonus
StevenMale17th June, 198440 years oldFlynn Belaine
FranklinMale198737 years oldGeraldine Mason
KelseyFemaleOctober, 198736 years oldFlynn Belaine


Norm1999Mr. JohnsonTV Show
Lost Highway1997ArnieMovie
Mad Dog Time1996Jimmy the Grave DiggerMovie
Malcolm & Eddie1996Uncle BuckTV Show
Chicago Hope1994Joe SpringerTV Show
Martin1992Richard PryorTV Show
Another You1991Eddie DashMovie
The Three Muscatels1991Narrator / Wino / BartenderMovie
Harlem Nights1989Sugar RayMovie
See No Evil, Hear No Evil1989WallyMovie
Moving1988Arlo PearMovie
Critical Condition1987Eddie / KevinMovie
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling1986Jo Jo Dancer / Alter EgoMovie
Brewster's Millions1985Montgomery BrewsterMovie
Pryor's Place1984Richard PryorTV Show
Billy Joel: Keeping the Faith1984Man Reading NewspaperMusic Video
Superman III1983Gus GormanMovie
Some Kind of Hero1982Eddie KellerMovie
The Toy1982Jack BrownMovie
Bustin' Loose1981Joe BraxtonMovie
In God We Tru$t1980G.O.D.Movie
Stir Crazy1980Harry MonroeMovie
Wholly Moses!1980PharaohMovie
The Muppet Movie1979Balloon VendorMovie
Blue Collar1978ZekeMovie
California Suite1978Dr. Chauncey GumpMovie
The Wiz1978The Wiz (Herman Smith)Movie
Greased Lightning1977Wendell ScottMovie
Which Way Is Up?1977Leroy Jones / Rufus Jones / Reverend Lenox ThomasMovie
Adiós Amigo1976Sam SpadeMovie
Car Wash1976Daddy RichMovie
Silver Streak1976Grover T. MuldoonMovie
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings1976Charlie Snow, All-Star (RF)Movie
Uptown Saturday Night1974Sharp Eye WashingtonMovie
Hit!1973Mike WillmerMovie
Some Call It Loving1973JeffMovie
The Mack1973SlimMovie
Lady Sings the Blues1972Piano ManMovie
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat1971WinoMovie
The Phynx1970Richard PryorMovie
Carter's Army1970Pvt. Jonathan CrunkTV Movie
The Partridge Family1970A.E. SimonTV Show
The Young Lawyers1969Otis TuckerTV Show
Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales1969Short Film
Wild in the Streets1968Stanley XMovie
Mod Squad1968Cat GriffinTV Show
The Busy Body1967WhittakerMovie
The Wild Wild West1965VillarTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

marcus28Dec 2, 2013

Richard Pryor was born on Sunday December 1,1940. He was not born on Friday December 6,1940.

marcus28Dec 2, 2013

On Sunday December 1,2013, Happy Heavenly 73rd Birthday, to you, Richard Pryor.

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 16, 2011

what a funny man

albertNov 18, 2009

hey lollll you miss the toy in the 80 lollll

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