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Dick Gregory (I) (1932–2017)


Dick Gregory was born on October 12, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Richard Claxton Gregory. He was an actor and writer, known for Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed (2008), Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal (2012) and What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015). He was married to Lillian Gregory. He died on August 19, ... See full bio »

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 1999 Children of the Struggle
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 1995/I Panther
Rev. Slocum
 1967 Sweet Love, Bitter
Richie 'Eagle' Stokes
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Other Works:

Album: Wrote the liner notes for John Barbour's comedy album "It's Tough to Be White".

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Personal Quote:

For a black man, there's no difference between the North and the South. In the South, they don't mind how close I get, as long as I don't get too big. In the North, they don't mind how big I get, as long as I don't get too close. See more »

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Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 194-195. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387 See more »

Nickname:

Greg

Star Sign:

Libra

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