American actors died in Multiple sclerosis

Here are 2 famous actors from United States of America died in Multiple sclerosis:

Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor (December 1, 1940 Peoria-December 10, 2005 Los Angeles) also known as Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III, Rich, Dick, Richie, Dickie or Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, film producer, master of ceremonies, writer and television producer. He had six children, Kelsey Pryor, Franklin Pryor, Rain Pryor, Elizabeth Pryor, Richard Pryor Jr. and Steven Pryor.

Pryor is regarded as one of the most influential comedians of all time, known for his raw, honest and often controversial style of comedy that tackled social issues such as race, poverty and politics. He began his career in the 1960s as a stand-up comedian in clubs and on television. He gained national attention in the early 1970s with his albums “That Nigger’s Crazy” and “Bicentennial Nigger”. He went on to star in numerous films, including "Silver Streak", "Stir Crazy" and "Brewster’s Millions". He was also a writer and producer of several films, including "Blazing Saddles". In addition to his successful career in entertainment, Pryor battled drug addiction and was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the 1980s. He left a lasting legacy on the world of comedy and entertainment, and his influence can still be seen today.

Read more about Richard Pryor on Wikipedia »

Sydney Ayres

Sydney Ayres (August 28, 1879 New York City-September 9, 1916 Oakland) also known as Daniel Sydney Ayres or Sydney Ayers was an American screenwriter, film director and actor.

He began his career as a stage actor before transitioning to film. Ayres acted in over 60 films, including the 1915 blockbuster "The Birth of a Nation." He also worked behind the scenes, writing and directing numerous silent films. Some of his notable works include "The Flying Torpedo" (1916) and "The Black Box" (1915). Ayres was known for his technical abilities and innovative camera work. Unfortunately, his life was cut short when he died at the young age of 37 from complications related to appendicitis.

Read more about Sydney Ayres on Wikipedia »

Related articles