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richard pryor

American comedian and actor, who was one of the leading comics of the 1970s and '80s. His comedy routines drew on a variety of downtrodden urban characters, rendered with brutal emotional honesty.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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