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"At the end there was a smile on his face." Anyone else wondering what he was doing? My favorite Richard Pryor movie was 'The Toy'. May he rest in peace.cnn.com said:Groundbreaking Comedian Richard Pryor died Saturday of a heart attack, his wife told CNN. He was 65. Pryor, who had been ill with multiple sclerosis, died at Encino Hospital near Los Angeles, at 7:58 a.m. PT. Jennifer Lee Pryor tried to revive him before paramedics arrived and took him to the hospital, she said.
"He enjoyed life right up until the end," she said. "At the end there was a smile on his face."
Pryor, who was born in Peoria, Illinois, on December 1, 1940, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1986.
"He was able to turn pain into comedy," his wife said. "He let the world see it, and that was his inspiration too.
"People said, 'If he can do it, I can do it.' "