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Richard Steven Horvitz Poster

Biography

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Overview (2)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Richard Horvitz began acting professionally at the age of 10. As a child, he appeared in numerous stage productions. Among the most notable, the musical "Oliver!", starring Dick Shawn and Stubby Kaye. Also as a child, Richard starred in numerous commercials and made many television guest appearances on such shows as Diff'rent Strokes (1978), Head of the Class (1986), You Can't take it with you, Rags to Riches and many more. As an adult, Richard attended UCLA before leaving to star in the TBS original TV series Safe at Home (1986). In 1987, Richard starred along with Mark Harmon and Kirstie Alley in the Carl Reiner-directed film, Summer School (1987), for Paramount Studios. Most recently, Richard co-starred in the Warner Bros. film, The Informant! (2009) as Matt Damon's attorney, "Bob Zaideman". In 2011, Richard can be seen, alongside Steve Carell, in Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011). Other notable films include Race to Space (2001), The Legend of Galgameth (1996) for the Disney Channel and also the film Storm (1999), starring Martin Sheen. Richard also continues to make guest appearances on television, including numerous appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) and Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003). Fans of animation will recognize many of Richard's iconic characters, including "Zim" on Nickelodeon's Invader ZIM (2001), "Billy" on Cartoon Networks' The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2001) ("The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy"), "Dagget" on Nickelodeon's The Angry Beavers (1997) and many more. Video game titles include, "Psychonauts", "Destroy All Humans", "Kinectimals", "Metal Gear Solid 4" "Ratchet and Clank: Crack in Time" and many other games. Savvy viewers will also recognize Richard as the "Green Grapes" in the Fruit of the Loom commercials.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: richardhorvitz

Spouse (1)

Kristen Lazarian (? - present) (3 children)

Trade Mark (2)

Voice of Billy in "Grim and Evil"
His high energetic voice.

Trivia (6)

Living in California with his wife Kristin Lazarian and their three sons.
He is friends with fellow voice actor Billy West, who did the voice of "Invader Zim" in the Invader ZIM (2001) pilot episode.
He is friends with comedian actor Fred Willard.
Also taught voice acting and theater at the California State University, Northridge.
Voice of "Daggett Doofus Beaver" on The Angry Beavers (1997).
Voice of "Invader ZIM".

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