December 14, 2005

Richard Pryor


From CNN on Dec. 11: Comedian Richard Pryor dies at 65.

Just days after his 65th birthday, groundbreaking comedian Richard Pryor died Saturday of a heart attack, his wife told CNN.

Pryor, who had been ill with multiple sclerosis, died at Encino Hospital near Los Angeles at 7:58 a.m. PT. Jennifer Lee Pryor tried to revive him at their home before paramedics arrived and took him to the hospital, she said.

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Posted by Forkum at December 14, 2005 11:15 PM