2005 Movie News Archives

Superman III

December 10, 2005: Richard Pryor Dies at Age 65

Iconic Comic Genius Richard Pryor is Dead Today at Age 65, after a 19-Year Battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

To Superman fans, Richard Pryor will always be remembered for his role as the bumbling Gus Gorman in "Superman III".

Born Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor on December 1, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois, the multi-talented star was pronounced dead of a cardiac arrest at 7:58 a.m. at a hospital near his home.

He is survived by his wife Jennifer Lee Pryor and his six children, Richard Pryor, Jr., Elizabeth Stordeur, Rain Kindlin, Kelsey Pryor, Steven Pryor, Franklin Mason and his three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be private with a memorial service by invitation.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Richard and Jennifer's recently established animal charity Pryor's Planet, C/O Edward D. Astrin, CPA, 16633 Ventura Blvd. #1450, Encino, CA 91436.

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