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Richard Kind

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Birth Place: Trenton, NJ

Birthday: November 22, 1956, Scorpio

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Planned to attend law school before deciding to pursue an acting career.
  • Performed with the famed Second City improv-comedy troupes in Chicago and Los Angeles in the 1980s.
  • Appeared in longtime friend George Clooney's 2002 directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Clooney also served as best man at his wedding.
  • Has voiced numerous animals and creatures in animated features including Tom and Jerry: The Movie, A Bug's Life and Garfield: The Movie.


  • 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee


  • Samuel Kind — Father
  • Dana Stanley — Wife
  • Alice Kind — Mother


  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (BS, 1978)