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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Chicago Hope (1994)
For episode "Stand". For playing "Joe Springer".
1983 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983)
1974 Won
Primetime Emmy
Best Writing in Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music
Lily (1973)
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1973 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music
The Lily Tomlin Show (1973)
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BAFTA Awards

1975 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay
Blazing Saddles (1974)
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American Comedy Awards, USA

1993 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy

CableACE Awards

1994 Won
CableACE
Entertainment/Cultural Documentary or Informational Special
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (1993)
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Daytime Emmy Awards

1985 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Program
Pryor's Place (1984)

Grammy Awards

1983 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982)
1982 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Rev. Du Rite"
1977 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Bicentennial Nigger"
1976 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the album "Is It Something I Said?".
1975 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "That Nigger's Crazy"

Image Awards

1996 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Chicago Hope (1994)
1981 Won
Image Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture
Bustin' Loose (1981)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1980 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Tied with Klaus Kinski for Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) and Woyzeck (1979) and Roy Scheider for All... More

Tied with Klaus Kinski for Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) and Woyzeck (1979) and Roy Scheider for All That Jazz (1979) in 5th place.


New York Comedy Festival

1997 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1977 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Silver Streak (1976)

Razzie Awards

1984 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Supporting Actor
Superman III (1983)

Walk of Fame

1993 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 20 May 1993. At 6438 Hollywood Blvd.

Writers Guild of America, USA

1975 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
Blazing Saddles (1974)
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1974 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Best Written Variety Script
Lily (1973)
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