12/01/2012 11:53 am ET | Updated Jan 31, 2013

Happy Birthday Richard Pryor: 25 Reasons To Love The Legendary Comedian

Legendary comedian Richard Pryor would have been 72 years old today, and to celebrate his legacy we've rounded up 25 of our favorite reasons to love him.

He's influenced everyone from Eddie Murphy to Louis CK, and the worlds of stand-up, film and TV have all been changed by his incredible career -- so today we're taking the opportunity to look back at some of his greatest moments.

Happy Birthday Richard Pryor