“Comedian and actor Richard Pryor passed away on December 10, 2005 when he was 65 years old. He was known for his storytelling style in his stand-up, as well as his use of intense language and expletives.
“He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential stand-up comedians of all time
“He began his career in 1963 after he moved to New York City, where he spent time performing in comic clubs alongside Bob Dylan and Woody Allen.
“Soon after, he began appearing on shows like The Ed Sullivan Show, The Merv Griffin Show, and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. He went on to become a successful comic in Las Vegas.”
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