Next Sunday is Father’s Day, so all of this week on Now I’ve Heard Everything, we are featuring interviews about fathers.
The late Richard Pryor was a hugely talented comedian and brilliant entertainer — but, by his own admission, a failure as a father.
In 2006 his daughter Rain Pryor wrote a memoir, a sympathetic portrait of the man, failings and all.
So here now from November 2006, Rain Pryor.
Richard Pryor died in December 2005, at the age of 65.
Rain Pryor is 50, and is active as a comedian, actor, and singer.