Richard Pryor timeline

  • Richard Pryor is Born

    Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 — December 10, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. Pryor was... Read more

  • 49th Academy Awards

    The 49th Academy Awards were presented March 28, 1977 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Richard... Read more

  • "Blue Collar" Is Released

    Blue Collar is the 1978 directorial debut of screenwriter Paul Schrader. This drama (with minimal comic elements) stars Harvey Keitel, Richard... Read more

  • "California Suite" Is Released

    Marvin Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927) is an American playwright and screenwriter. His numerous Broadway succcesses have led to his work being among... Read more

  • Superman III released

    Superman III is a 1983 superhero film that is the third of five films in the Superman film series produced from 1978 to 2006 based upon the... Read more

  • Richard Pryor Dies

    On December 10, 2005, Pryor suffered a cardiac arrest in Encino, California. He was brought to a local hospital after his wife's attempts to... Read more