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In Theaters
  • The Muppet Movie

  • Blazing Saddles

  • Wattstax

  • The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and...

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At Home
  • The Phynx

  • Hit!

  • The Busybody

  • Some Kind of Hero

  • Lost Highway

  • Dynamite Chicken

  • Lady Sings the Blues

  • Adios Amigos

  • Silver Streak

  • Wattstax

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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
Stir Crazy Harry Monroe 1980
The Muppet Movie 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 1974
Wattstax 1973
Lady Sings the Blues Piano Man 1972
Which Way Is Up? Leroy Jones / Rev. Thomas / Rufus Jones
Uptown Saturday Night Sharp Eye Washington
Some Call It Loving Jeff
Dynamite Chicken Himself
The Three Muscatels
Mad Dog Time
Lily Tomlin
Richard Pryor: Here and Now Himself / Director / Screenwriter
Superman III Gus Gorman
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
The Phynx Himself
The Busybody Whittaker
Brewster's Millions Montgomery Brewster
Wild in the Streets Stanley X

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