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A photo of Lenny Bruce being arrested in Married to stripper Honey Harlow, he emceed at the clubs she worked at, and forged his down and dirty act there. Other cities simply banned him from performing. The comedian doubled down, making his legal woes part of his act, and he was convicted of obscenity in New York in The uncensored radio broadcast of a variation on the routine in set in motion a chain of legal challenges that culminated in the Supreme Court decision FCC v.
He reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential stand-up comedians of all time. Is It Something I Said? As an actor, he starred mainly in comedies such as Silver Streak , but occasionally in dramas, such as Paul Schrader 's Blue Collar , or action films, such as Superman III He collaborated on many projects with actor Gene Wilder. Pryor won an Emmy Award and five Grammy Awards , , , , and
African-American comedian Richard Pryor grew up bombarded by mixed messages. Pryor's grandmother owned a string of brothels, his mother prostituted herself, and his father was a pimp. Still, they raised Richard to be honest, polite, and religious.