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Kim Richards

Kimberly "Kim" Richards (born September 19, 1964) is an American actress. She is best known for being a former child actress, and a television personality. Kim Richards was born in Mineola, New York, the daughter of Kenneth E. Richards (1935–1998) and Kathleen Dugan (1938–2002). The couple separated in 1972 and Kathleen later remarried. Richards' sisters are the actresses Kathy Hilton (born 1959) and Kyle Richards (born 1969). Socialites Nicky and Paris Hilton are her nieces, daughters of her half-sister, Kathy. She is of Welsh and Irish ancestry. Her career began during her childhood in the early 1970s. From 1970–1971, she starred as Prudence Everett in the television series Nanny and the Professor, with costars Juliet Mills, Richard Long, David Doremus and Trent Lehman. She also starred in several Disney films, including Escape to Witch Mountain, No Deposit, No Return and Return from Witch Mountain. With one leg shorter than the other, she starred in an episode of Little House on the Prairie as Olga Nordstorm, Laura Ingalls' friend, whom her Pa fitted with a handmade wooden heel on her shoe that allowed her to run and play normally with the other children. In 1974 and 1976, she

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Kim Richards Proud Mother at Daughter Brooke's Wedding

Kim Richards
Proud Mama At Daughter Brooke's Wedding

Kim Richards was front and center for her daughter's wedding Saturday in Cabo, but it's just a night out before returning to rehab. Kim's daughter Brooke married Thayer Wiederhorn, the heir to… READ MORE >

Kim Richards -- Mother of the Bride Is Ready to Take That Walk

Kim Richards
Mother of the Bride Is Ready ... To Take That Walk

Kim Richards is watching her daughter Brooke Brinson walk down the aisle in Cabo San Lucas -- putting her recent rehab stay and Bev Hills arrest behind her ... at least for a day. Kim and her… READ MORE >

- 1 day ago
Kim Richards -- She's Gotta Pay Up for Pit Bull Attack

Kim Richards
She's Gotta Pay Up For Pit Bull Attack

One of Kim Richards' best friends just won her lawsuit over a ferocious pit bull attack from Kim's dog last year. Kay Rozario filed suit, claiming Kim refused to pay her medical bills after… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Kyle Richards -- Not Giving Up On Kim ... I'm Going to My Niece's Wedding!

Kyle Richards
Not Giving Up on Kim ... I'm Going To My Niece's Wedding!

The road to recovery takes time … so Kyle Richards is not ready to give up on elder sister Kim. TMZ has learned that the ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ siblings have… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Kim Richards -- Criminally Charged in Drunken Rampage

Kim Richards
Charged in Drunken Rampage

Kim Richards' Hail Mary didn't work. Despite cleaning up her act in rehab, she's just been charged with multiple crimes for her drunken, Beverly Hills escapade. The "Real Housewives of… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Kim Richards -- I Checked Myself Into Rehab

Kim Richards
I Checked Myself Into Rehab

Kim Richards had an ah-ha moment a few days ago ... she needed help, so she made the decision on her own to check into rehab. Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ, Kim is in a live-in… READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
Kim Richards -- Off the Wagon or Stone Cold Sober -- Someone on 'RHOBH' is a Liar

Kim Richards
Off the Wagon or Stone Cold Sober Someone's a Liar

Kim Richards was either a hopeless, pill-popping alcoholic the entire last season of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" or she was sober and doing better than ever ... depending on who you… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Kim Richards -- Arrest Puts Her on the 'RHOBH' Chopping Block

Kim Richards
Arrest Puts Her On 'RHOBH' Chopping Block

If you don't see Kim Richards on the next season of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" it'll be because of her drunken arrest earlier this week ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to… READ MORE >

- 37 days ago
Kim Richards -- Watching Reunion Show Drove Her to Drink

Kim Richards
Watching Reunion Show Drove Her to Drink

Kim Richards just broke from stress when she was arrested early Thursday at the swanky Beverly Hills Hotel. Sources very close to Kim as well as sources connected with "Real Housewives of Beverly… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Kim Richards -- Arrested In Bev Hills ... Allegedly Drunk, Kicked Police Officer

Kim Richards
Arrested In Bev Hills Allegedly Drunk, Kicked Police Officer

Kim Richards was arrested at the Beverly Hills Hotel early Thursday morning -- after allegedly going on a drunken rampage and kicking a police officer ... TMZ has learned. Sources tell us ...… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago

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