August 5, 2012

Famous Amigo Owner - Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was a comedian, writer, actor and MC with career peaks in the 1970s.

Pryor worked as a writer in the 1970s for popular television shows including Sanford and Son, The Flip Wilson Show and a Lily Tomlin special. He has also appeared in many popular films, including Blazing Saddles, which he also co-wrote.

Pryor began using an Amigo power-operated vehicle in the early 1990s after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1986.

He is considered one of the most influential and controversial stand-up comedians of his time, pioneering edgy material that still influences comedians today.

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