Date of Birth : Oct 28th 1966
His first major venture, Fox’s Andy Richter Controls the Universe, was canceled after two mid-season runs. His next Fox sitcom, Quintuplets, lasted one season. He also appeared several episodes of Arrested Development as himself, notably the episode S.O.B.s where, in addition to himself, he appears as three of his identical quintuplet brothers (the fifth has his face blurred out because he “would not sign a release”, a joke related to the faux-documentary style of the show). In the CBS series, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Richter guest starred as Stan the Sad Dad. His most recent television role was in Andy Barker P.I., which was co-written and executive produced by Conan O’Brien. He also appeared in a single episode as a family psychiatrist in the sitcom Malcolm in the Middle and provided the voice of the character J.F. Amarth in an episode of adult swim’s Metalocalypse. In 2002, Andy played a priest in The True Meaning of Christmas Specials.
Richter has also appeared in the TV show Monk where he appeared in the Mr. Monk Makes a Friend episode. He was also in the series Andy Barker, P.I. , where he played an accountant who couldn’t attract clients. When a woman comes to his office thinking he is the former owner of the office, she asks him to find her husband whom she thinks faked his death. He decides to pursue this job and become a Private Eye, as well as continuing to do his accounting job, which seems to pick up as the series goes on. The series played on NBC, with all six episodes in the first season on NBC.com.
In addition to his television work, Richter has appeared in motion pictures such as Big Trouble, Elf, Seeing Other People, New York Minute, Madagascar, My Boss’s Daughter, Scary Movie 2, Cabin Boy, Pootie Tang, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Blades of Glory, and Robert Altman’s Dr. T and the Women.
Richter is married to actress and writer Sarah Thyre (a veteran of Strangers with Candy, on which Richter twice made a cameo appearance) and they have two children, William and Mercy.