Date of Birth : Sep 19th 1964
American actress, her career began as a child in the early 1970s. From 1970—1971, Richards starred as Prudence Everett in the television series Nanny and the Professor, with costars Richard Long, Juliet Mills, Trent Lehman and David Doremus. She also starred in several Disney films, including Escape to Witch Mountain (1975), No Deposit, No Return (1976) and Return from Witch Mountain (1978). In the John Carpenter film Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), she played a child who was murdered. She later starred in the short-lived series Hello, Larry and appeared as a guest on numerous episodes of popular American television shows including Diff’rent Strokes, Alice, The Love Boat, Little House on the Prairie, CHiPs, Magnum, P.I., The Dukes of Hazzard and The Rockford Files.
Her film roles as an adult (before a long hiatus and seeming retirement) were in the films Meatballs Part II, Tuff Turf and Escape. Richards came out of retirement in 2002 to appear in the short film The Blair Witch Mountain Project (as Tia) and later appeared in Black Snake Moan (as Sandy).
In the 2009 remake, Race to Witch Mountain, Richards and Witch Mountain co-star Ike Eisenmann made cameo appearances, playing a waitress and a sheriff respectively.
She was married twice: First to G. Monty Brinson, with whom she had one daughter, Brooke Ashley, born on February 21, 1986; then to Gregory Davis, with whom she had two children, Whitney and Chad. Both marriages ended in divorce. She also had a daughter, Kimberly, with former boyfriend John Jackson.