OMG - Richard Pryor dies from heart attack


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The comedic world just lost one of it's greats.

Richard Pryor died in his home sometime late yesterday or early today of a heart attack. He was 65.

Here's the Yahoo story

May he rest in peace...


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wow that story is short.

i clicked the link hoping that they would have put a picture of him on the news article [ to jog my memory ] and they didn't. that's kinda eff'd up.

it's still sad either way.


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yeah i reconize him. he did a bunch of comedy flicks in the past. and i didn't know he was only 65.

let him RIP.

[ note: story is no longer just 2 lines anymore ]


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He was really sick, I think he was suffering from MS. He was really funny, it's a shame he didn't do much later in his career.


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Damn! I liked him alot! When him and Gene Wilder would team up for movies it was great. I believe he was one of, if not, the first comedian to be very edgy and use profanity. I also liked him in Superman.


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R.I.P. Richard Pryor

Just come onto the computer for a few minutes to find this news out... apperantly from a heart attack.

Rest In Peace... you gave me many years of enjoyment (The Toy, Brewsters Millions, Blazing Saddles) and the old Eddie Murphy.

He was 65


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wow this is sad, he was a great comedian. Richard Pryor died from a heart attack is what they said on tv. Sad, he was very funny and raw. Didn't care about FCC. I like that, he is also a god at comedy central and the secret stash, saturdays at 1.


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He was great in "See no Evil, Hear no Evil". That's the only place I've really seen a lot of him. I'm a young one. Wasn't very familiar with his standup. :(