Richard Pryor

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One of the U.S. most celebrated comedians of all time. Comics often create hilarious material out of painful experiences, and Richard Pryor was a master at mining his own past to make audiences laugh. To this day most comedians – especially those who are African American – name Richard Pryor as one of their inspirations. It’s not an exaggeration to say that he is comedy royalty.

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