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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 -- 'I'm Loving My Sobriety' (VIDEO)

Kim Richards
I'm Loving My Sobriety

Kim Richards resurfaced after a rocky rehab stint, hitting up a famous restaurant in the 90210. Kim looked good and was cooing about her sobriety as she left… READ MORE >

Kim Richards -- Down and Out in Beverly Hills Housewives

Kim Richards
Down and Out in Beverly Hills Housewives

Kim Richards won't be a full, part-time, or any time cast member on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" next season ... because we've learned producers have jettisoned her from the show. The… READ MORE >

- 16 days ago
Kim Richards -- Done With Rehab ... Takes Off Overnight

Kim Richards
Done With Rehab! ... Takes Off Overnight

Kim Richards made it a full month in rehab, and then bolted out of the joint in the middle of the night ... TMZ has learned, and the timing could be directly tied to her family. Sources say Kim… READ MORE >

- 17 days ago
Prosecutor to Kim Richards – Here’s a Deal You Can’t Refuse

Prosecutor to Kim Richards
Here’s a Deal You Can’t Refuse!

Kim Richards has an opportunity to make her drunken meltdown arrest go away thanks to a pretty sweet plea deal from the prosecutor's office.  Richards -- through a lawyer from Robert… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Kim Richards -- Forced to Ditch Her House Before Rehab Return

Kim Richards
Forced to Ditch Her House … Before Rehab Return

Returning to rehab was Kim Richards' best option because she's fallen on hard times, financially ... and had to pack up and leave her house.  After Kim's disaster of a Mexican vacay ...… READ MORE >

- 53 days ago
Kim Richards -- Dogged with ANOTHER Lawsuit Over Pitbull

Kim Richards
Dogged with Another Lawsuit Over Pit bull

Kim Richards has been sued again over yet another pit bull attack at her home. Kelly Crossley claims in a new lawsuit, she was at Kim's home last September when Kingsley the pit viciously got a… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
Kim Richards -- Kyle And Mauricio Won't Save You Anymore

Kim Richards
Kyle and Mauricio Won't Save You Anymore

Kim Richards has just lost 2 of the most important people in her life, because we've learned her sister Kyle and husband Mauricio Umansky have washed their hands of her ... ironically, to save… READ MORE >

- 59 days ago
Kyle Richards -- I Haven't Spoken to Kim Since Wedding Disaster in Mexico

Kyle Richards
I Haven't Spoken to Kim Since Mexican Wedding Disaster

Kyle Richards made it clear by what she said and what she didn't say ... her sister Kim is in crisis. We got Kyle out in Bev Hills Wednesday, and she opened up and… READ MORE >

- 64 days ago
Kim Richards -- Under the Influence at Daughter's Wedding ... Sober Coach Quits

Kim Richards
Under the Influence at Daughter's Wedding Sober Coach Quits

Kim Richards melted down at her daughter's wedding over the weekend to the point her sober coach quit, her daughter isn't speaking with her anymore and those present say she was either on drugs or… READ MORE >

- 65 days ago
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 >

- 68 days ago

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