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Denise Richards

Denise Richards

Denise Richards is an accomplished actress, business woman, philanthropist and New York Times Best-Selling author (of memoir The Real Girl Next Door). Richards recently filmed a supporting role in Lifetime's upcoming television film Blue Lagoon, a remake of the 1980 film.

Current projects include a small screen appearance as 'Lori' (Shawnee Smith's new business partner) on FX's upcoming series Anger Management. Additional small screen credits include a notable guest appearance on NBC's 30 Rock and a recurring role as 'Debra' the contentious ex-wife of BMS football coach (Ed Marinaro) on Spike TV's Blue Mountain State

Richards' made her big screen debut in the cult classic hit Starship Troopers. She garnered international recognition for her leading Bond Girl role as 'Dr. Christmas Jones' opposite Pierce Brosnan. Previous film credits include her memorable performance in the Universal film Wild Things, a cameo in the hit romantic comedy Love Actually in addition to roles in: Blonde & BlonderScary Movie 3Yo PutaEmpireUndercover BrotherThe Third WheelGood AdviceDrop Dead Gorgeous and Tail Lights Fade

Along with standing out on screen, Richards has advanced her professional career to develop prime business partnerships and to support causes close to her heart. Her recent collaboration with Shoedazzle to design the Eloise heel raised over $15,000 for the Kidney Cancer Association. Teaming up with world renowned hair stylist Christophe, Richards helped develop Volume Extend, an integrated hair care system. As an animal rights advocate, Richards commits her ambitious nature and her love of animals to her Ambassador role at Best Friends Animal Society. Since her involvement, Richards has furthered the cause, saved lives, raised awareness and fostered her own rescues.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2012.
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Denise Richards Facts

Birth NameDenise Lee Richards
BirthdayFebruary 17, 1971 (48)
BirthplaceDowners Grove, Illinois, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Denise Richards compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Deep Impact
Starship Troopers
The Life
My Best Friend's Girl
Jesus Christ Superstar
Denise Richards' Funbags
The Hunt for Red October
Blue Lagoon: The Awakening
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