Admiration for a Comedian Who Knew No Limits
No one ever rocked the mike like Richard Pryor." The actor and comedian Bernie Mac was blunter: "Without Richard, there would be no me." But the question of what made Mr. Pryor so dynamic onstage is a trickier one, touching on his natural chops ...
Bernie Mac Plans to Retire From Standup
NEW YORK -- Bernie Mac says he plans to bring down the curtain on his standup comedy act after 30 years ... I had great mentors _ Jackie Gleason, Flip (Wilson), Redd Foxx, Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby, Buddy Hackett. I had so many people to ...
Comedian-actor Bernie Mac
Tavis: I am pleased to welcome Bernie Mac to this program. The award-winning comedian and ... They said he was too raunchy, he was too blue, he was too hard, and all that kind of stuff. But Richard Pryor was an upscale version of Redd Foxx.
Fox's `Bernie' just skims Mac's magic
... chance last month when "The Bernie Mac Show" premiered on Fox (8 p.m. Wednesdays, WFLD-Ch. 32).He's the latest in an impressive roll call of African-American comedians, including Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Damon Wayans and Martin Lawrence ...
Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Eddie Murphy Call Pryor The Real King Of Comedy
If you ask today's funniest comedians who they consider their greatest influences ... you're dealing with some top-shelf sh--," Bernie Mac said. "Richard Pryor was the best stand-up ever, hands down. The strength and fortitude that Richard had to deal ...