Kyle Richards life and biography

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Kyle Richards biography

Date of birth : 1969-01-11
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Holywood, California
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2010-10-15
Credited as : Actress, role in Beverly Hills, The Real Housewives

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Kyle E. Richards is an American actress. Richards was born in Hollywood, California, the daughter of Kenneth Edwin Richards (1917 - 1998) and Sharon Kathleen (née Dugan; born 1933). The couple separated in 1972 and Kathleen later remarried. Richards' siblings are the actresses Kathy Richards (born 1959) and Kim Richards (born 1964). Socialites Nicky and Paris Hilton are her nieces.

Richards is married to Mauricio Umansky; the couple has four daughters: Alexia, Sophia, Portia, and Farrah.


Richards began acting in 1975. She appeared in several episodes of the television series Little House on the Prairie playing Mr. Edward's adopted daughter, Alicia Sanderson Edwards. Her sister Kim, also appeared on the series, playing Laura's friend with a bad limp, Olga.

Throughout the 1970s, Richards appeared in several television series and in horror films: The Car, Eaten Alive and Halloween, where she played Lindsey Wallace (the character that Nancy Loomis' character is babysitting). In 1980, she appeared opposite Bette Davis and Lynn-Holly Johnson in the Disney children's horror film, The Watcher in the Woods, playing a terrorized young girl. Most of her 1980s roles were minor, and included made-for-television or video work.

Her recent acting roles include playing the part of Nurse Dori on the hit television series, ER and playing Lisa, a minor character in the film National Lampoon's Pledge This!. She has also appeared in episodes of her niece Paris Hilton's reality series The Simple Life and My New BFF.

Richards is set to appear in the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, in October 2010.


1977 : The Car ; Eaten Alive
1978 Halloween
1980 The Watcher in the Woods
1981 Halloween II
1989 Curfew
1990 Escape
2006 Pledge This!
* Down to Earth - Elizabeth "Lissy" Preston
* Beverly Hills, 90210 - Anna Murphy
* Little House on the Prairie - Alicia Sanderson Edwards
* Fantasy Island - "Cornelius and Alfonse" and "The Choice" - Season 2 Episode 23 - 1979 - The little girl Rebecca

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