Richard Pryor Awards



  • Richard Pryor
    • Famous as : Comedian
    • Birth Name : Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III
    • Birth Date : December 01, 1940
    • Birth Place : Peoria, Illinois
    • Spouse : Patricia Price (1960-?), Shelly Bonus (1967-1969), Deborah McGuire (Sept 22, 1977-1979), Jennifer Lee (Aug 1981-Oct 1982), Flynn Belaine (Oct 1986-1987), Flynn Belaine (Apr 01, 1990-?), Jennifer Lee (since June 2001)
    • Claim to Fame : As stand-up comic on The Tonight Show (1966)

Richard Pryor Awards

  • American Comedy Awards, USA

    • 1993
    • Won Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy 
  • BAFTA Awards

    • 1975
    • Got nomination for BAFTA Film Award 
    • Best Screenplay
    • for Blazing Saddles (1974)
    • shared with Mel Brooks; Norman Steinberg; Andrew Bergman
  • CableACE Awards

    • 1994
    • Won CableACE 
    • Entertainment/Cultural Documentary or Informational Special
    • for Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (1993) (TV)
    • shared with Ellen Krass; Lesli Klainberg; Yvonne Smith
  • Emmy Awards

    • 1996
    • Got nomination for Emmy 
    • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (For episode "Stand", For playing Joe Springer)
    • for Chicago Hope (1994)
    • shared with Ellen Krass; Lesli Klainberg; Yvonne Smith
    • 1974
    • Won Emmy 
    • Best Writing in Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music
    • for Lily (1973) (TV)
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
  • Grammy Awards

    • 1985
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "Here and Now"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1983
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "Live On The Sunset Strip"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1982
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "Rev. Du Rite"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1981
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "Holy Smoke"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1980
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "Wanted"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1979
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "The Wizard of Comedy"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1978
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "Are You Serious???"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1977
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "Bicentennial Nigger"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1976
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "Is It Something I Said?"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1975
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "That Nigger's Crazy"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
  • NAACP Image Awards

    • 1996
    • Won NAACP Image Lifetime Achievement Award 
    • Best Comedy Recording
    • for "That Nigger's Crazy"
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
    • 1996
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
    • for Chicago Hope (1994)
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
  • New York Comedy Festival

    • 1997
    • Won New York Comedy Festival Lifetime Achievement Award 
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
    • for Chicago Hope (1994)
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
  • Razzie Awards

    • 1984
    • Got nomination for Razzie Award 
    • Worst Supporting Actor
    • for Superman III (1983)
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
  • Walk of Fame

    • Won Star on the Walk of Fame 
    • Motion Picture (At 6440 Hollywood Blvd)
    • for Superman III (1983)
    • shared with Herbert Sargent; Rosalyn Drexler; Lorne Michaels
  • Writers Guild of America, USA

    • 1975
    • Won WGA Award (Screen) 
    • Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
    • for Blazing Saddles (1974)
    • shared with Mel Brooks; Norman Steinberg; Andrew Bergman


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