Nightclub comedian, political activist, and nutritional consultant known just as much for his comedy as he was for his political message on civil rights.
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|FULL NAME:||Dick Gregory|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 12, 1932|
|BIRTHPLACE:||St. Louis, MO|
|AGE:||87 years old|
Dick Gregory is a Comedian. He married Lillian Smith in 1959 and they had ten children together. He pursued comedy at the urging of his commanding officer in the Army, where he won several Army talent shows. He later performed as a comedian in small, primarily black-patronized nightclubs while working for the United States Postal Service during the daytime. His first TV appearance was on the late night The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar.
DID YOU KNOW He had a political and civil rights message in his comedy, and he was one of the first to perform to black and white audiences, working at the Chicago Playboy Club.
FACT He was hired by Hugh Hefner after he saw him perform a hilarious bit at a club one night.
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Currently, Dick Gregory is 87 years old. He will celebrate his 88th birthday on a Wednesday, October 12th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Dick Gregory’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Dick Gregory was born in the Year of the Monkey. People born in the year of the monkey love to make people laugh. They’re generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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