Dick Gregory

About Dick Gregory

Birth Day: October 12, 1932
Birth Place: St. Louis, MO

Dick Gregory

Dick Gregory was born on October 12, 1932 in St. Louis, MO. 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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As per our current Database, Dick Gregory has been died on Aug 19, 2017 (age 84).

🎂 Dick Gregory - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Dick Gregory die, Dick Gregory was 84 years old.

Popular As Dick Gregory
Occupation Comedian
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born October 12, 1932 (St. Louis, MO)
Birthday October 12
Town/City St. Louis, MO
Nationality MO

🌙 Zodiac

Dick Gregory’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Dick Gregory was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Nightclub Comedian, political Activist, and nutritional consultant known just as much for his comedy as he was for his political message on civil rights. 

Before Fame

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.


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.

Family Life

He married Lillian Smith in 1959 and they had ten children together. 

Associated With

He was hired by Hugh Hefner after he saw him perform a hilarious bit at a club one night.

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