Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971 TV Special) Richard Pryor delivering his one-of-a-kind routine. One of his earliest live performances in 1971 at the Improvisation in New York. 3. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982) Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip. 4.
- “Mudbone—Little Feets” (from ... Is It Something I Said?) Growing up as he did in a brothel outside Chicago, Pryor spent his formative years around plenty of bawdy, shady and chemically-altered people.
- “Freebase” (from Richard Pryor: Live at the Sunset Strip) One of the most harrowing events of Pryor’s life happened in 1980 when, after spending days freebasing cocaine, he covered his torso in rum and set himself on fire.
- “I Met The President” (from Here And Now) The political comedy Pryor trucked usually dealt with the racial divides that are still hurting our world. In this instance, he goes right for the jugular, using his face-to-face meeting with then-President Reagan as a leaping point into a discussion of the absurdity of nuclear combat and the Cold War.
- “Acid” (from Bicentennial Nigger) There wasn’t a whole lot of enlightenment that happened when Pryor decided to try LSD for the first (and presumably last) time.
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 influential stand-up comedians of all time. Pryor won a Primetime Emmy Award and ...
Richard Pryor's Daughter Rain Says He Was Honest About 'His Demons and His Addictions' During Her Childhood
The actress and writer joins the PEOPLE Every Day podcast to look back on the groundbreaking achievements of her dad as well as the A&E documentary, Right to Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution
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Jan 26, 1979 · Judd Apatow's Top 5 Stand-Up Specials Photos 23 Top cast Richard Pryor as Self Patti LaBelle as Self (scenes deleted) Huey P. Newton as Self - Spectator (uncredited) Jennifer Lee Pryor as Self (uncredited) Director Jeff Margolis Writers Paul Mooney (uncredited) Richard Pryor (uncredited) All cast & crew See more cast details at IMDbPro
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