Richard Pryor: Lessons From His Caregiver

pryor stand upFrom legendary stand-up comedy shows to classic movie roles, comedian Richard Pryor is seen by many as a comic genius and serves as an inspiration for many comics today. In 2004, Pryor was voted No. 1 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. In a 2005 British poll to find The Comedian’s Comedian, Pryor was voted the 10th greatest comedy act ever by fellow comedians and comedy insiders. In his later years starting in the early 1990s, Richard Pryor used a power operated vehicle/scooter due to multiple sclerosis (also known as MS, which he said stood for “More [email protected]#”).