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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 -- Jail Bound for Shoplifting Case (UPDATE)

Kim Richards
Jail Bound For Shoplifting Case

1:55 PM PST -- A rep for Kim showed up in court and conceded Kim had no proof she'd made progress in completing her AA classes or community service. The judge withdrew the warrant and set a… READ MORE >

Kim Richards -- Throwdown With 'Bad Girls Club' Alum ... The Sweaters Come Off!!! (VIDEO)

Kim Richards
Throwdown With 'Bad Girls Club' Alum The Sweaters Come Off!!!

Kim Richards got so riled up during a fight on her new reality show 'The Mother/Daughter Experiment' ... the gloves didn't come off but her sweater did. TMZ obtained a clip of Kim and former "Bad… READ MORE >

- 84 days ago
Kim Richards -- Prosecutor Says Nail Her ... She's a Heel!!!

Kim Richards
Prosecutor Says Nail Her She's a Heel!!!!

Kim Richards was called on the courtroom carpet Wednesday for stepping out on a red carpet with high heels. Kim has not performed her community labor for her public intoxication conviction --… READ MORE >

- 96 days ago
Brandi Glanville -- Kim Richards Is Sober ... But There's Always A Chance For Relapse

Brandi Glanville
Kim Richards Is Sober ... But There's Always A Chance For Relapse

Brandi Glanville says her "Housewives" co-star Kim Richards is doing remarkably well with her sobriety ... but it's up to her friends and family to keep it that way. Brandi is set to appear on… READ MORE >

- 106 days ago
Paris Hilton -- Woman In Black For Uncle Monty's Funeral (VIDEO)

Paris Hilton
Woman In Black For Uncle Monty's Funeral

Paris Hilton arrived at LAX Wednesday dressed to pay her last respects to her uncle Monty Brinson. Paris flew in from Switzerland especially for the funeral of Brinson, who used to be… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Kim Richards' Ex-Husband Monty Brinson -- Dead at 58

Kim Richards' Ex-Husband
Monty Brinson Dead at 58

Monty Brinson, the ex husband of Kim Richards, has died from lung cancer .... TMZ has confirmed. Kim and Monte were married for only 3 years -- from 1985 - 1988 -- but they remained close after… READ MORE >

- 126 days ago
Kim Richards -- Committed to Sobriety

Kim Richards
Committed to Sobriety

Kim Richards is doing well in her fight to stay clean and sober, but a judge wants to make sure she doesn't backslide.  According to new court documents, Richards has been steadily… READ MORE >

- 167 days ago
Kyle Richards -- Return to 'RHOBH' Is Saving My Sister Kim's Life

Kyle Richards
Return to 'RHOBH' ... Is Saving Kim's Life

The way Kyle Richards sees it, the best way for Kim Richards to avoid falling of the wagon again is to continue showing up for her 'Real Housewives' tapings. Kyle was on TMZ… READ MORE >

- 174 days ago
Kyle Richards -- We Won't Hide Alcohol From Kim

Kyle Richards
We Won't Hide Alcohol from Kim

Kyle Richards does not see any looming danger now that her sister Kim is back on 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,' despite the fact that there's booze on the set. Kim has lost several rounds in… READ MORE >

- 193 days ago
Kim Richards -- Back on Set ... Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Kim Richards
Back on Set Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Kim Richards is filming Real Housewives of Beverly Hills once again ... and she looks great. Camera were rolling over the weekend at Beverly Hills Park where Kim yakked it up with Yolanda Foster… READ MORE >

- 203 days ago

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