Andy Richter

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Andy Richter
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Birth name Paul Andrew Richter
Born October 28, 1966 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Notable Roles Andy Richter Controls the Universe: Andy Richter
Andy Barker, P.I.: Andy Barker
Notable Episodes
Awards 2 WGA TV Awards
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Biography

After honing his craft in Chicago doing improv comedy, Andy Richter rocketed to semi-fame when Conan O'Brien chose him to serve as his sidekick on Late Night with Conan O'Brien in 1993. In 2000, he left the show to pursue acting, and he has gone on to headline three sitcoms and appear in several films.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Sidekick 1993–2000
Andy Richter Controls the Universe Andy Richter 2002–2003 1 2
Quintuplets Bob Chase 2004–2005 1
Andy Barker, P.I. Andy Barker 2007 1
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Announcer 2009–2010
Conan Announcer 2010– 

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Mr. Show with Bob and David Andy Richter 1x01 - "The Cry of a Hungry Baby" November 3, 1995
Upright Citizens Brigade Hansel 1x06 - Story of the Toad August 26, 1998
LateLine Andy Richter 2x01 - Pearce on Conan January 6, 1999
The Awful Truth Andy Richter 1x11 - Episode 11 June 20, 1999
Strangers with Candy Career Wizard 2x01 - Yes, You Can't! January 31, 2000
Strangers with Candy Tweetzie Railroad Indian 3x03 - Trail of Tears July 24, 2000
Strangers with Candy NutraWhiz Clerk 3x05 - Blank Relay August 21, 2000
Just Shoot Me Alan 5x05 - Choosing to Be Super November 9, 2000
Ed Barney Sticuzo 2x13 - Youth Bandits February 6, 2002
Malcolm in the Middle Dr. Kennedy 3x19 - Clip Show April 28, 2002
On the Spot Andy Richter 1x05 - One-Star Hotel April 17, 2003
The Lyon's Den Kelly Robbins 1x06 - Ex November 30, 2003
Happy Family Clerk 1x17 - The Headboard March 2, 2004
Crank Yankers Lloyd 2x28 - Episode 228 March 30, 2004
It's All Relative Bob 1x20 - Philip in a China Shop April 6, 2004
Crank Yankers Lloyd 3x03 - Episode 303 August 3, 2004
Father of the Pride Nelson 1x01 - What's Black and White and Depressed All Over? August 31, 2004
Crank Yankers Lloyd 3x22 - Episode 322 March 30, 2005
Will & Grace Dale 8x03 - The Old Man and the Sea October 13, 2005
Arrested Development Donnie Richter 3x09 - S.O.B.s January 2, 2006
American Dad Philip 1x17 - Rough Trade January 8, 2006
The New Adventures of Old Christine Stan 1x02 - Supertramp March 13, 2006
The New Adventures of Old Christine Stan 1x07 - A Long Day's Journey into Stan April 17, 2006
TV Land's Top Ten Interviewee 1x17 - Top Ten Musical Moments August 16, 2006
The New Adventures of Old Christine Stan 2x06 - The Champ October 23, 2006
Metalocalypse J.F. Amarth 1x19 - Dethstars December 10, 2006
Monk Hal Tucker 5x11 - Mr. Monk Makes a Friend January 19, 2007
The Naked Trucker & T-Bones Show William Q. Lefawn 1x02 - Key to the City January 24, 2007
30 Rock Mitch Lemon 2x09 - Ludachristmas December 13, 2007
Monk Hal Tucker 7x07 - Mr. Monk's 100th Case September 15, 2008
Bones Henry Simon 4x12 - Double Trouble in the Panhandle January 22, 2009
Chuck Brad White 2x13 - Chuck Versus the Suburbs February 16, 2009
Running Wilde Dan Thorngood 1x04 - The Junior Affair October 12, 2010
Glory Daze Father Sullivan 1x03 - Hungry Like Teen Wolf November 30, 2010
Robot Chicken Andy Richter 5x06 - Major League of Extraordinary Gentlemen February 13, 2011
Hot in Cleveland Brian 3x17 - Claus, Tails & High-Pitched Males: Birthdates 3 April 5, 2013
Happy Endings Roy 3x17 - Bros Before Bros April 11, 2012
Arrested Development Andy Richter 4x04 - The B. Team May 26, 2013
Arrested Development Andy Richter 4x07 - Colony Collapse May 26, 2013
Arrested Development Emmett Richter 4x09 - Smashed May 26, 2013
Arrested Development Emmett Richter 4x10 - Queen B. May 26, 2013
Arrested Development Rocky Richter-Wang 4x12 - Señoritis May 26, 2013
Arrested Development Andy Richter 4x13 - It Gets Better May 26, 2013
Arrested Development Rocky Richter-Wang 4x14 - Off the Hook May 26, 2013
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Doorman 1x05 - The Vulture October 15, 2013

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom Police Officer April 10, 1993
The Perfect Pitch Narrator December 8, 2002
The True Meaning of Christmas Specials Priest December 22, 2002
2003 MTV Movie Awards Scooter the PA (uncredited) June 5, 2003 MTV Movie Awards
The Lunchbox Chronicles Joe unaired pilot (2003)
Harry's Girl Harry unaired pilot (2003)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special Himself September 14, 2003 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Comedy Central Presents: The Commies Host December 7, 2003
A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T.: Improv Performer September 7, 2005

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1324 October 10, 2000
The Daily Show Andy Richter (March 18, 2002) December 2, 2002
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno March 29, 2002
Primetime Glick Andy Richter / Alec Baldwin March 30, 2002
Dennis Miller Live Bullies April 12, 2002
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1669 November 27, 2002
The Daily Show Andy Richter (December 2, 2002) December 2, 2002
Last Call with Carson Daly December 11, 2002
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1895 May 5, 2004
The Daily Show Andy Richter (May 6, 2004) May 6, 2004
Celebrity Poker Showdown Tournament 2, Game 5 June 24, 2004
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1946 September 7, 2004
Live with Regis and Kelly March 17, 2005
Live with Regis and Kelly March 18, 2005
Today May 18, 2005
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2065 May 18, 2005
HBO First Look Madagascar: Welcome to the Jungle May 18, 2005
Weekends at the DL Episode 102 July 30, 2005
Last Call with Carson Daly May 20, 2005
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch May 23, 2005
Celebrity Poker Showdown Tournament 7, Game 2 October 20, 2005
TALKSHOW with Spike Feresten Show 1 September 16, 2006
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno March 13, 2007
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2382 March 14, 2007

Producer

Series Produced

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
Andy Richter Controls the Universe 2002 Producer 1
2002 –2003 Supervising Producer 2
Andy Barker, P.I. 2007 Producer 1

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

IVy Awards

(1 Nomination)

  • Nominated: Best Guest Actor or Actress in a Comedy Series (2005-06)
Arrested Development

Primetime Emmy Awards

(7 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (2010)
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (2011)
Conan

Gemini TV Awards

(1 Nomination)

  • Nominated: Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series (2002)
The True Meaning of Christmas Specials

WGA TV Awards

(4 Nominations/2 Wins)

  • Won: Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series (1996)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • Won: Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series (1999)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • Nominated: Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series (1998)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • Nominated: Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series (2000)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Trivia