"Richard Pryor, the groundbreaking comedian whose profanely personal insights into race relations and modern life made him one of Hollywood's biggest black stars, died of a heart attack Saturday. He was 65.Pryor died shortly before 8 a.m. after being taken to a hospital from his home in the San Fernando Valley, said his business manager, Karen Finch. He had been ill for years with multiple sclerosis, a degenerative disease of the nervous system. - Jeremiah Marquez, A.P."
- All Things Considered, The Boundless Gifts of Richard Pryor.
- Fresh Air's interview with Richard Pryor in 2000.
Richard, we will miss you; you taught us all so much, especially how to laugh at ourselves.
Godspeed Saint Richard and thank you!