Richard Pryor

1940 - 2005

Richard Pryor

Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Pryor has received more than 10,094,811 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,208th most popular comedian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Richard Pryor ranks 12 out of 8Before him are Ellen DeGeneres, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, and Andy Kaufman. After him are Harpo Marx, Ronald Golias, Chris Rock, Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld, and Jonathan Winters.

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Among people born in 1940, Richard Pryor ranks 130Before him are Sam Waterston, Elke Sommer, James L. Brooks, Max Mosley, Sadaharu Oh, and Peter Mutharika. After him are Iva Zanicchi, Annie Ernaux, Pedro Rodríguez, Christoph Eschenbach, Gloria Leonard, and Denny Doherty. Among people deceased in 2005, Richard Pryor ranks 80Before him are Maurice Trintignant, Amrish Puri, Kocheril R. Narayanan, Monica Zetterlund, Erich Topp, and Alberto Lattuada. After him are Richard Smalley, Ghena Dimitrova, Jef Raskin, Alain Bombard, Julio César Turbay Ayala, and Simone Simon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Pryor ranks 2,209 out of 12,171Before him are Eddie Vedder (1964), Jean Arthur (1900), Jesse Douglas (1897), Philly Joe Jones (1923), Bill Withers (1938), and Frank Jack Fletcher (1885). After him are Robert Ryan (1909), Winfield Scott Hancock (1824), Fred Ward (1942), Bill Hewlett (1913), Horace Wells (1815), and Richard S. Castellano (1933).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Richard Pryor ranks 11Before him are George Carlin (1937), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Bob Newhart (1929), Don Rickles (1926), Joan Rivers (1933), and Andy Kaufman (1949). After him are Harpo Marx (1888), Chris Rock (1965), Jerry Seinfeld (1954), Jonathan Winters (1925), Garry Shandling (1949), and Louis C.K. (1967).