Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Patrick Renna to Christy Carlson Romano
Denise Richards Biography (1972-)
Born February 17, 1972, in Downers Grove, IL; daughter of Irv (an operator ofa chain of coffeehouses) and Joni (an operator of a chain of coffeehouses) Richards. Education: Attended high school in San Diego, CA. Avocational interests: Kick-boxing. Addresses:
Agent-- Gersh Agency, Inc., 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302. Manager-- Artists Management Group, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 519, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2604. Career: Actress. Worked as a model in New York City, Tokyo,and Paris; appeared in commercials for Pepsi soft drinks and Bonnie Bell cosmetics. Awards, Honors: Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite female newcomer, 1997, for Starship Troopers; shared MTV Movie Award nomination, best kiss (with Matt Dillon and Neve Campbell), 1998, for Wild Things; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite actress in an action film, 1999, for The World Is Not Enough.
Addresses: Agent: Gersh Agency, Inc., 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302.; Manager: Artists Management Group, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 519, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2604.
- Birth Details
- February 17, 1972
- Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
- Cindys, National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1(also known as Loaded Weapon 1), New Line Cinema, 1993
- Tammy, Tammy and the T-Rex(also known as Teenage T-Rex), Imperial Entertainment, 1994
- Elizabeth, Lookin' Italian(also known as Showdown), 1994
- Jana, Nowhere, Fine Line Features, 1997
- Carmen Ibenez, Starship Troopers, TriStar, 1997
- Kelly Van Ryan, Wild Things, Columbia, 1998
- Becky Ann Leeman, Drop Dead Gorgeous(also known as Gnadenlos schoen), New Line Cinema, 1999
- Wendy, Tail Lights Fade, Trimark, 1999
- Dr. Christmas Jones, The World Is Not Enough(also known as Pressure Point and T.W.I.N.E.), United Artists, 1999
- Diana, The Third Wheel, Tomorrow Film, 2000
- Camille, Life Goes On(also known as Glenbrook), ABC, 1989
- (As Denise Lee Richards) Second girl, "Kelly Does Hollywood, Part 2," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1991
- Rescued girl, "The Last Weekend," Saved by the Bell, NBC, 1991
- Alissa, Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1991
- Robin McGill, "Wedding Bell Blues," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1992
- (As Denise Lee Richards) Second girl, "Reality Takes a Holiday," Eerie, Indiana,1992
In Living Color, Fox, 1993
- (As Denise Lee Richards) Molly, "The Shoes," Seinfeld, NBC, 1993
- Jennifer Ivey, "Eleven Grains of Sand," Bodies of Evidence,1993
- Jennifer Taylor, Burke's Law, CBS, 1994
- Angela, "Season's Greedings," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC, 1994
- Alex, "One on One," High Tide, syndicated, 1995
- Brandi Carson, "What Comes Up, Must Come Down," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996
- Brandi Carson, "True Fibs," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996
- Brandi Carson, "Melrose Unglued," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996
- Valerie, "Funhouse of Death," Weird Science, USA Network, 1996
- Jodi Collins, Against the Grain, NBC, 1993
- Cathy, 919 Fifth Avenue(also known as Dominick Dunne's 919Fifth Avenue), 1995
- Nina Jacobs, In the Blink of an Eye, ABC, 1996
- First girl, Time Well Spent, ABC, 1995
- Colleen Mills, Pier 66(also known as Fort Lauderdale), ABC,1996
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards,1998
- Presenter, The 1998 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1998
Chicago Tribune, March 26, 1998 .
Entertainment Weekly, April 10, 1998 , p. 32; November 19, 1999, pp. 68-73.
Gear, September 10, 1998 , pp. 100-04.
In Style, April 10, 1999 , pp. 275-79.
People Weekly, December 20, 1999 , p. 143.
Starlog, January 20, 1998 .
US, April 20, 1998 .