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Richard Pryor Has Died

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posted on Dec, 10 2005 @ 03:32 PM
Comedian Richard Pryor has died.


Richard Pryor, the caustic yet perceptive actor-comedian who lived dangerously close to the edge both on stage and off, has died. He was 65.

He died sometime late Friday or early Saturday of a heart attack at his home in the San Fernando Valley, according to his ex-wife Flyn Pryor.

Pryor, whose audacious style influenced an array of stand-up artists, had been ill for years with multiple sclerosis, a degenerative disease of the nervous system.

Regarded early in his career as one of the most foul-mouthed comics in the business, Pryor gained a wide following for his expletive-filled but universal and frequently personal insights into modern life and race relations.

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[edit on 2005/12/10 by GradyPhilpott]

posted on Dec, 10 2005 @ 03:46 PM
One of my favorite comedians of all time.
I'll miss him.
Best wishes to his family.


posted on Dec, 10 2005 @ 06:33 PM
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