Earned a degree in theater arts from Evergreen State College in Washington and then worked at the prestigious San Diego Repertory Theatre.
Played Kramer in the popular tv series Seinfeld. Richards was a recurring TV guest with stints on Cheers, St. Elsewhere, Miami Vice, Hill Street Blues and Night Court. He starred in the late-night sketch comedy series Fridays. Richards made his feature film debut in the Garry Marshall comedy Young Doctors in Love, and has also starred in Diane Keaton's critically acclaimed Unstrung Heroes, Airheads, So I Married an Axe Murderer, and more.
During the 2000-2001 season, Richards returned to series television in The Michael Richards Show, starring as an offbeat private investigator.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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