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Richard Karn


Richard Karn was born on February 17, 1956, in Seattle, Washington, the son of Gene and Louise Wilson. He has a sister named Sue. His birth name was Richard Karn Wilson, but he shortened it to Richard Karn because there was already a Richard Wilson registered with the Screen Actors Guild. He did his first acting in the fifth grade and was very ... See full bio »

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Known For

Home Improvement
Home Improvement Al Borland
(1991-1999)
Picture Perfect
Picture Perfect George Thomas
(1995)
The Pooch and the Pauper
The Pooch and the Pauper Agent Dainville
(2000)
Reality School
Reality School Victor Cayanne
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 F*&% the Prom (post-production)
Murphy
  Eastern Market (pre-production)
Father Edmund
 2017 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Judge Jon Oplinger
- Episode #1.7581 (2017) ... Judge Jon Oplinger
- Episode #1.7580 (2017) ... Judge Jon Oplinger
 2017 The Horse Dancer
Jerry
 2016 Amanda and the Fox
Judge Weartherbee
 2016/I Stars Are Already Dead
Jim
 2015 Christmas Land (TV Movie)
Mason Richards
 2015 A Dog for Christmas
Santa
 2014 A Perfect Christmas List (TV Movie)
Tim
 2014 No Such Luck (Short)
Sheriff Lawrence
 2014 A Daughter's Nightmare (TV Movie)
Cameron
 2013 Gordon Family Tree
Perry Merrow
 2013 Last Man Standing (TV Series)
Bill McKendree
- The Fight (2013) ... Bill McKendree
- Attractive Architect (2013) ... Bill McKendree
 2011 Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury
Bill Witherspoon
 2011 The Back-up Bride
Shane Bingham
 2011 In Gayle We Trust (TV Series)
Mayor Thomas
- Gayle and the Table Read (2011) ... Mayor Thomas
 2010 True Jackson, VP (TV Series)
Fire Marshal O'Dannon
- My Boss Ate My Homework (2010) ... Fire Marshal O'Dannon
 2008 Dirt (TV Series)
Holt's Father
- Ties That (Don't) Bind (2008) ... Holt's Father
 2008 Snow Buddies (Video)
Patrick
 2007 Mr. Blue Sky
John Adams
 2006 Air Buddies (Video)
Patrick Framm
 2006 The Fast One (Short)
Gerald
 2004 Reality School (TV Movie)
Founder
 2003 Watching Ellie (TV Series)
Richard Karn
- Feud (2003) ... Richard Karn
 2002 Sex and the Teenage Mind
Stanley Heitmeyer
 2002 Reality School (Short)
Victor Cayanne
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Theo
- Bye Bye Basement (2001) ... Theo
 2001 MVP: Most Vertical Primate
Ollie Plant
 2001 The Chronicle (TV Series)
David Tally
- Baby Got Back (2001) ... David Tally
 2001 The Lot (TV Series)
Stan Lunquist
- The Mob Scene (2001) ... Stan Lunquist
 2000 Recess (TV Series)
Edmond P. Edmonton
- Beyond a Reasonable Scout (2000) ... Edmond P. Edmonton (voice)
 2000 The Pooch and the Pauper (TV Movie)
Agent Dainville
 1998 Legend of the Mummy
Brice Renard
 1997 Soul Man (TV Series)
Al Borland
 1996 How to Host a BBQ with Richard Karn (TV Short)
Host
 1995 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Victor
- This Little Piggy (1995) ... Victor
 1995 Picture Perfect (TV Movie)
George Thomas
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
David Bergen
- Who Killed Mr. Game Show? (1995) ... David Bergen
 1994 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Delo
- Boys Will Be Boys (1994) ... Mr. Delo
 1990 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Al
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Other Works:

Co-host, with Jane Morse, of an infomercial for the "EdenPURE" infrared heater. Also appearing is Bob Vila. See more »

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2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(Commenting on the death of his mother, who succumbed to cancer in 1983): "I thought my parents were invincible. It never occurred to me she would die."

Trivia:

Graduated University of Washington with B.F.A. from the Professional Actors Training Program. See more »

Trademark:

Raspy Voice See more »

Nickname:

Rich

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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