Denise Richards
Birth Date:
February 17, 1971
Birth Place:
Downers Grove, Illinois, USA
5' 8
Famous for:
Her role in 'Wild Things'
actress, model
El Camino High School in Oceanside, California (graduated in 1989)
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Ebbs and Flows


Starring in a James Bond movie is one way to get your name forever remembered and being married to actor Charlie Sheen might prove to be another, but the ups and downs of good choices versus bad, will not be the backbone factor.

Denise Richards has a large resume, one is just not sure if much of it is worth stating. She has played good parts on TV and movies, but she has also been plagued with the mundane, but one does gives her credit for having baby daughter Sam in 2004 and it is rumored she is looking great after the magical event.

Whether her career rises, or ebbs and flows, one can't help but wish her the best. She is lovely to look at, loves Charlie, animals, and is now a mom. It's just downright hard not to like her to at least some degree.

Fluffy Girl

Childhood and Family:

Denise Lee Richards, nicknamed Fluffy Girl, was born on February 17, 1971 in Downers Grove, Illinois. Her parents, Irv (former telephone company employee, now owns coffee shop chain Jitters) and Joni raised Denise, along with her younger sister, in Illinois where Denise attended Herrick Junior High School then Tinley Park High School for her freshman year. At age 15 Denise's family moved to Oceanside, California where Denise graduated in 1989 from El Camino High School.

After high school Denise began a modeling career traveling to Paris, Tokyo and New York and was a makeup girl for Bonne Bell. Denise began to audition for television and the movies.

"I'm so glad I grew up in the Midwest. People are so much more grounded, more family-oriented than out in California." Denise Richards, Chicago Tribune

"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." Denise Richards

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


Denise Richards started her acting career by appearing in popular sitcoms such as "Life Goes On", "Saved by the Bell", "Married with Children", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Seinfeld", to name a few. She continued television appearances in TV shows "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman", "Melrose Place", "Friends" and "Spin City" to name just a few.

Denise's movie debut began with the forgettable movies Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), Tammy and the T-Rex (1994), P.C.H. (1995), 919 Fifth Avenue (1995), In the Blink of an Eye (1996), Pier 66 (1996) and Nowhere (1997). In 1997 Denise would play the part of Carmen Ibanez in the Sci-Fi movie Starship Troopers. This movie proved to be a bright spot in her career. Wild Things (1998), starring Matt Dillon, Kevin Bacon, Neve Campbell and Denise proved to be another shining star.

After Lookin' Italian (1998) and Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Denise played another notable role as Dr. Christmas Jones in the James Bond movie The World Is Not Enough, starring Pierce Brosnan. Tail Lights Fade (1999) and Valentine (2001) would follow before Denise met her future husband Charlie Sheen while playing Cindy Styne in the romantic comedy Good Advice.

Small roles or small movies again paves Denise's path with Empire (2002), Undercover Brother (2002), The Third Wheel (2002), You Stupid Man (2002), Love Actually (2003, good movie, forgettable part), Scary Movie 3 (2003) and Yo puta (2004). Denise played Belinda in Elvis Has Left the Building (2004), Lauren Crandell in TV's I Do (But I Don't) (2004) and one can catch a glimpse of her in Fat Albert (2004).

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