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Comedian Richard Pryor making a fist and wearing a hat

Richard Pryor

As a Guest

6 segments
38:51

Comedians on Television

Comedy Central begins a five-part look at the "Heroes of Black Comedy" next week. This week Fresh Air features interviews with comedians.

As a Topic

2 segments
43:20

Mel Brooks says his only regret as a comedian is the jokes he didn't tell

Now 95, the filmmaker/actor/comedian is a member of the exclusive EGOT club, for those who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award. His film credits include High Anxiety, Young Frankenstein, History of the World: Part 1, Blazing Saddles and The Producers, which was adapted into a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. He's also the author of the new memoir, All About Me!

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