Denise Richards (full name Denise Lee Richards) was born on February 17, 1971 and she is an American actress and former fashion model. Denise Richards Height: 5'6"/168 cm.

Biography and Career:

Denise Lee Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois on February 17, 1971 to parents Joni, a coffee shop owner, and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer. She is of Welsh descent because of her father's and of Croatian descent on her mother's side.

She was raised a Catholic and has one sister, Michelle. Denise Richards grew up in both Mokena and Downers Grove, Illinois and in 1989 graduated from El Camino High School in Oceanside, California. She was the "only girl on the baseball team" as a child.

Before being an actress, Denise Richards was signed by the Judith Fontaine Modeling & Talent Agency as a model. She spent the majority of the 1990s appearing in lower-budget films and TV shows such as "Saved by the Bell", television movies, and guest starring in episodes of several television shows such as "Married with Children" in 1991, a 5 second walk through.

Why is Denise Richards famous?

Denise Richards is an American actress and former fashion model that become famous during the late 1990s in several films that highlighted her sex appeal, including "Starship Troopers", "Wild Things", and "The World Is Not Enough". She has her own reality show, "Denise Richards: It's Complicated", which was carried by American cable channel E!.

Why do we like Denise Richards?

In the early 2000s, Denise Richards appeared in several film roles which both parodied and utilized her image as a sex symbol, like "Valentine", "Undercover Brother" and "Scary Movie 3". In December 2004, she had a nude pictorial for Playboy magazine, only five months after giving birth.

Denise Richards also posed semi-nude for the July 2006 issue of Jane magazine to raise money for the "Clothes Off Our Back Foundation". In 1999, she was voted 9th in Maxim's "50 Sexiest Women" and in 2001 she was ranked 2nd in FHM's "USA 100 Sexiest Women", 5th in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women" and 19th in's "50 Most Beautiful Women".

Trivia :

- Attended El Camino High School in Oceanside, California located 25 miles north of San Diego, California.
- Enjoys kickboxing.
- Said to have had a crush on John Travolta growing up.
- Father Irv Richards used to work for a phone company.
- Parents now own a coffeehouse in San Diego.
- Was said to have been quiet and shy as a child.
- Is of Welsh and Croatian heritage.
- Auditioned for the role of Beth in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995).
- Was a high school cheerleader.
- She attended Downers Grove High School (Illinois) for her freshman year.
- Graduated from high school in Oceanside. [1989]
- Former model.
- Moved from Downer's Grove, Illinois to Oceanside, California when she was 15.
- Loves animals. Has several cats and dogs.

Quotes :

- "Doing love scenes is always awkward. I mean, it's just not a normal thing to go to work and lay in bed with your co-worker."
- "I found out early I could make more money modeling than I could waitressing and scooping Haagen-Dazs. But I always wanted to be an actress."
- "I'm spontaneous. I love going from one thing to something else and not knowing what I'm going to do next."

Filmography :

1. Backstabbers (2006) (announced) (rumored)
2. "Secrets of a Small Town"
- Pilot (2006) TV Episode .... Brenda Rhodes
3. "Sex, Love & Secrets" (2005) TV Series .... Jolene
4. Edmond (2005) .... Allegro B-Girl
5. "Two and a Half Men"
- Yes, Monsignor (2004) TV Episode .... Lisa
- Merry Thanksgiving (2003) TV Episode .... Lisa
6. I Do (But I Don't) (2004) (TV) .... Lauren Crandell
7. Elvis Has Left the Building (2004) .... Belinda
8. Yo puta (2004) .... Rebecca Smith
... aka Whore (Spain: promotional title) (USA: cable TV title)
... aka I, Whore (literal English title)
... aka The Life (USA: DVD title)
... aka The Life: What's Your Pleasure? (USA)
9. Scary Movie 3 (2003) .... Annie
... aka Scary Movie 3.5 (USA: DVD box title)
10. Love Actually (2003) .... Carla, the real friendly one
11. You Stupid Man (2002) .... Chloe
... aka You Stupid Man (Germany)
12. The Third Wheel (2002) .... Diana Evans
13. Undercover Brother (2002) .... White She Devil
14. Empire (2002) .... Trish
15. "Spin City"
- Chinatown (2001) TV Episode .... Jennifer Duncan
- She's Gotta Habit (2001) TV Episode .... Jennifer Duncan
- Sleeping with the Enemy (2001) TV Episode .... Jennifer Duncan
- A Tree Falls in Manhattan (2001) TV Episode .... Jennifer Duncan
16. Good Advice (2001) .... Cindy Styne
17. "Friends"
- The One with Ross and Monica's Cousin (2001) TV Episode .... Cassie Geller
18. Valentine (2001) .... Paige Prescott
19. Tail Lights Fade (1999) .... Wendy
20. The World Is Not Enough (1999) .... Dr. Christmas Jones
... aka T.W.I.N.E. (UK: promotional abbreviation)
21. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) .... Rebecca 'Becky' Ann Leeman
... aka Gnadenlos schi¶n (Germany)
22. Lookin' Italian (1998) .... Elizabeth
... aka Showdown (USA: video title)
23. Wild Things (1998) .... Kelly Lanier Van Ryan
... aka wildthings (USA: video box title)
24. Starship Troopers (1997) .... Carmen Ibanez
25. Nowhere (1997) .... Jana, Lucifer's Sister
26. "Melrose Place"
- Melrose Unglued (1996) TV Episode .... Brandi Carson
- True Fibs (1996) TV Episode .... Brandi Carson
- What Goes Up, Must Come Down (1996) TV Episode .... Brandi Carson
27. In the Blink of an Eye (1996) (TV) .... Tina Jacobs
28. "Weird Science"
- Funhouse of Death (1996) TV Episode .... Valerie
29. Pier 66 (1996) (TV) .... Colleen
30. "High Tide"
- One on One (1995) TV Episode .... Alex
31. "One West Waikiki"
- Flowers of Evil (1995) TV Episode .... Deirdre Mansfield
32. 919 Fifth Avenue (1995) (TV) .... Cathy Damore
... aka Dominick Dunne's 919 Fifth Avenue
33. P.C.H. (1995) (TV) (uncredited) .... Jess
... aka Kill Shot (USA: video title)
34. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
... aka Lois & Clark
... aka The New Adventures of Superman (UK)
- Season's Greedings (1994) TV Episode .... Angela
35. "Burke's Law"
- Who Killed the Beauty Queen? (1994) TV Episode .... Jennifer
36. Tammy and the T-Rex (1994) .... Tammy
... aka Teenage T-Rex
37. "Against the Grain"
- Pilot (1993) TV Episode .... Jodi
38. "Bodies of Evidence"
- Eleven Grains of Sand (1993) TV Episode (as Denise Lee Richards) .... Jennifer Ivey
39. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) (as Denise Lee Richards) .... Cindy #1
... aka National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (USA: complete title)
40. "Seinfeld"
- The Shoes (1993) TV Episode (as Denise Lee Richards) .... Molly Dalrymple
41. "The Ben Stiller Show"
- Episode #1.11 (1993) TV Episode (uncredited) .... Sunbathing Girl
42. "Beverly Hills, 90210"
- Wedding Bell Blues (1992) TV Episode (as Denise Lee Richards) .... Robin McGill
43. "Eerie, Indiana"
- Reality Takes a Holiday (1992) TV Episode (as Denise Lee Richards) .... Girl #2
44. "Doogie Howser, M.D."
- Doogstruck (1991) TV Episode .... Blind Date #3
45. "Married with Children"
- Kelly Does Hollywood: Part 2 (1991) TV Episode (as Denise Lee Richards) .... Girl #2
46. "Saved by the Bell"
- The Last Weekend (1991) TV Episode .... Cynthia
47. "Life Goes On"
- It Ain't All It's Cracked up to Be (1990) TV Episode .... Camille.



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