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In Theaters
  • Lost Highway

  • Superman III

  • The Muppet Movie

  • Blazing Saddles

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At Home
  • In God We Trust

  • Wild in the Streets

  • The Phynx

  • Hit!

  • The Busybody

  • Some Kind of Hero

  • Lost Highway

  • Dynamite Chicken

  • Lady Sings the Blues

  • Adios Amigos

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Richard Pryor Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Dec 1, 1940
  • Died: Dec 10, 2005
  • Biography: African-American comedian Richard Pryor grew up bombarded by mixed messages. Pryor's grandmother owned a string of brothels, his mother prostituted herself, and his father was a pimp. Still, they raised Richard to be honest, polite, and religious.... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Lost Highway Arnie 1997
Another You Eddie Dash 1991
Harlem Nights Sugar Ray 1989
See No Evil, Hear No Evil Wally Karew 1989
Moving Arlo Pear 1988
Critical Condition Eddie/Kevin 1987
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling Jo Jo Dancer / Director / Producer / Screenwriter 1986
Superman III Gus Gorman 1983
Stir Crazy Harry Monroe 1980
The Muppet Movie Balloon Man / Balloon Man 1979
California Suite Dr. Chauncy Gump 1978
The Wiz The Wiz (Herman Smith) 1978
Blue Collar Zeke Brown 1978
Silver Streak Grover Muldoon 1976
Car Wash Daddy Rich 1976
Blazing Saddles Screenwriter / Screenwriter / Screenwriter 1974
Wattstax 1973
Lady Sings the Blues Piano Man 1972
Wild in the Streets Stanley X 1968
Which Way Is Up? Leroy Jones / Rev. Thomas / Rufus Jones
Uptown Saturday Night Sharp Eye Washington
Some Call It Loving Jeff / Jeff
Dynamite Chicken Himself / Himself
The Three Muscatels
Mad Dog Time
Lily Tomlin
Richard Pryor: Here and Now Himself / Director / Screenwriter
Bustin' Loose Joe Braxton / Producer
The Mack Slim
Hit! Mike Willmer
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings Charlie Snow
Adios Amigos Sam
Some Kind of Hero Eddie Keller
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip Himself / Producer / Screenwriter
The Toy Jack Brown
In God We Trust God
Wholly Moses! Pharaoh
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat Wino / Wino
The Phynx Himself
The Busybody Whittaker
Brewster's Millions Montgomery Brewster

Worked With

Bill Pullman Lost Highway 1997
Patricia Arquette Lost Highway 1997
Balthazar Getty Lost Highway 1997
Robert Loggia Lost Highway 1997
Natasha Gregson Wagner Lost Highway 1997
Gene Wilder Another You 1991
Mercedes Ruehl Another You 1991
Stephen Lang Another You 1991
Eddie Murphy Harlem Nights 1989
Danny Aiello Harlem Nights 1989
Michael Lerner Harlem Nights 1989
Della Reese Harlem Nights 1989
Joan Severance See No Evil, Hear No Evil 1989
Kevin Spacey See No Evil, Hear No Evil 1989
Anthony Zerbe See No Evil, Hear No Evil 1989
Beverly Todd Moving 1988
Dana Carvey Moving 1988
Randy Quaid Moving 1988
Stacey Dash Moving 1988
Rachel Ticotin Critical Condition 1987
Rubén Blades Critical Condition 1987
Joe Mantegna Critical Condition 1987
Bob Dishy Critical Condition 1987
Sylvia Miles Critical Condition 1987
Debbie Allen Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling 1986
Fay Hauser Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling 1986
Christopher Reeve Superman III 1983
Marc McClure Superman III 1983
Annette O'Toole Superman III 1983
JoBeth Williams Stir Crazy 1980
Craig T. Nelson Stir Crazy 1980
Barry Corbin Stir Crazy 1980
Frank Oz The Muppet Movie 1979
Charles Durning The Muppet Movie 1979
Dave Goelz The Muppet Movie 1979
Alan Alda California Suite 1978
Michael Caine California Suite 1978
Bill Cosby California Suite 1978
Jane Fonda California Suite 1978
Walter Matthau California Suite 1978
Elaine May California Suite 1978
Michael Jackson The Wiz 1978
Harvey Keitel Blue Collar 1978
Ed Begley, Jr. Blue Collar 1978
Jill Clayburgh Silver Streak 1976
Ned Beatty Silver Streak 1976
Franklyn Ajaye Car Wash 1976
George Carlin Car Wash 1976
Harvey Korman Blazing Saddles 1974
David Huddleston Blazing Saddles 1974
Mel Brooks Blazing Saddles 1974
Isaac Hayes Wattstax 1973
Billy Dee Williams Lady Sings the Blues 1972
Shelley Winters Wild in the Streets 1968
Hal Holbrook Wild in the Streets 1968
Millie Perkins Wild in the Streets 1968