Richard Pryor's Daughter on Life with the Funny Man For Rain Pryor, being the daughter of comedian Richard Pryor, wasn't always one long laughfest. Her father's use of drugs and alcohol resulted in savage dark moods of anger and abuse directed toward his children and women. Rain Pryor has written about both the happy and difficult times in her relationship with her father in Jokes My Father Never Taught Me.
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Richard Pryor's Daughter on Life with the Funny Man

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Richard Pryor's Daughter on Life with the Funny Man

Richard Pryor's Daughter on Life with the Funny Man

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Rain Pryor writes about her famous comedian father, Richard Pryor, in the book Jokes My Father Never Taught Me. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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For Rain Pryor, being the daughter of comedian Richard Pryor, wasn't always one long laughfest. Her father's use of drugs and alcohol resulted in savage dark moods of anger and abuse directed toward his children and women.

Rain Pryor has written about both the happy and difficult times in her relationship with her father in Jokes My Father Never Taught Me.

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