Richard Pryor Biography, Facts & Life Story

Written by Editorial Staff

Date of Birth December 1, 1940

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 10 Inches (1.78 m)
Weight 75 kg (165.3 lbs)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Known For Bustin' Loose
Nickname Richard
Full Name Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor
Profession Stand-up Comedian, Actor and Writer
Nationality American
Date of Death December 10, 2005
Place of Death Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Birthplace Peoria, Illinois, United States
Religion Non-religious
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Richard Pryor Education

School Peoria High School, Peoria, IL

Richard Pryor Career

Profession: Stand-up Comedian, Actor and Writer

Known For: Bustin' Loose


1967: The Busy Body as Whittaker

Net Worth: USD $40 million approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: LeRoy Pryor

Mother: Gertrude L. Thomas

Brother(s): Lawrence D. Keys

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Flynn Belaine (1986 – 1991), Jennifer Lee Pryor (1981 – 2005), Deborah McGuire (1977 – 1978), Shelley R. Bonus (1968 – 1970) and Patricia Price (1961 – 1962)

Children: 7 Children

Son(s): Stephen Michael Pryor, Franklin Pryor, Richard Pryor Jr.

Daughter(s): Kelsey Pryor, Rain Pryor, Renee Pryor, Elizabeth Pryor

Dating History:

Edy Williams (1969)
Geraldine Mason (1986 – 1987)
Pam Grier (1976)
Deana Haight (1966 – 1967)
Maxine Silverman (1966 – 1968)

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