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 Roles turned down by Richard Pryor:

48 Hrs.
Pryor was the first choice to play Reggie Hammond.
Actor who got the part: Eddie Murphy

Blazing Saddles
Pryor was orginally cast as Sherriff Bart, but left the project due to creative differences.
Actor who got the part: Cleavon Little

History of the World: Part I
Richard Pryor was going to play Josephus but had to back out after he burnt his face in an accident.
Actor who got the part: Gregory Hines

Look Who's Talking Too
Richard Pryor was set to do the voice of Eddie but reportedly got sick.
Actor who got the part: Damon Wayans

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