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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 -- No Jail Time, But Banned From Beverly Hills Hotel

Kim Richards
No Jail Time ... Banned From Bev Hills Hotel

No more fab brunches for Kim Richards at the Beverly Hills Hotel -- but she also won't be dining in county jail ... after striking a plea deal for her drunken arrest. Prosecutors… READ MORE >

Kim Richards -- How She Got Nabbed at Target for Shoplifting (PHOTOS)

Kim Richards
How She Got Nabbed at Target for Shoplifting

Kim Richards didn't just try to steal a shopping cart full of stuff from Target ... she tried stealing 2 shopping carts full of stuff ... this according to the Target incident report.… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
Kim Richards -- Homeless, Living Out of Car At Time of Arrest

Kim Richards
Homeless, Living Out of Car At Time of Arrest

Kim Richards was living out of her car when she was arrested Sunday for shoplifting at Target ... TMZ has learned. Sources connected to the family tell us, Kim had been house-hopping since… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
Kim Richards -- Shoplifting Bust at Target

Kim Richards
Shoplifting Bust at Target

Kim Richards spent the night in jail after getting arrested for shoplifting Sunday night ... TMZ has confirmed. The former 'Real Housewife' was booked into jail around 7:30 PM after store… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
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 >

- 43 days ago
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 >

- 48 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 >

- 49 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 >

- 82 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 >

- 85 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 >

- 91 days ago

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