|Birth name||Paul Andrew Richter|
|Born||October 28, 1966|
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia College Chicago|
|Genres||Improvisational comedy, sketch comedy, cringe comedy, anti-humor, self-deprecation, blue comedy, alternative comedy, satire|
(m. 1994; div. 2019)
|Notable works and roles|
Paul Andrew "Andy" Richter (born October 28, 1966) is an American comedian and actor. He is best known for his former role as Conan O'Brien's sidekick on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Richter was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the second of four children. He was raised in Yorkville, Illinois. While attending Columbia College, Chicago, he played in several Chicago comedy groups, including the Annoyance Theatre, before getting on Late Night.
Richter left Late Night in 2000. He said he wanted to focus on an acting career. His first major work was FOX's critically acclaimed but little watched Andy Richter Controls the Universe. It was cancelled after two short runs. His next FOX sitcom, Quintuplets, was not liked by the critics. It lasted only one season. He is married to actress Sarah Thyre. They have two children.
In addition to his television work, Richter has appeared in movies such as Seeing Other People, Olsen Twins' New York Minute, Madagascar, and Cabin Boy.
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- ↑ Rose, Mike (October 28, 2022). "Today's famous birthdays list for October 28, 2022 includes celebrities Julia Roberts, Matt Smith". Cleveland.com. Retrieved January 10, 2023.
- ↑ "Andy Richter Replaces Denny Hastert As The Star Of Yorkville, IL". TeamCoco. June 2, 2015. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
- ↑ Sicha, Choire (May 31, 2009). "Andy Richter: 'I got itchy'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 2, 2009.
- ↑ King, Larry (November 19, 2014). "Andy Richter" (Video interview). Larry King Now. Retrieved December 6, 2014.