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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 28 October 1966Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Birth NamePaul Andrew Richter
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Andy Richter was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the second of four children of Glenda (Palmer), a kitchen cabinet designer, and Laurence R. Richter, who taught Russian at Indiana University. He was raised in Yorkville, Illinois. His parents divorced when he was four. Richter attended the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign and then moved to Chicago's Columbia College to study film. Richter played in several Chicago improvisation groups before catching his role with Conan O'Brien.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: John Sacksteder <jsack@ka.net>

Spouse (1)

Sarah Thyre (18 March 1994 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (10)

In September 1999, he announced his retirement from Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) nine months hence (mid-May 2000).
Set a record on Celebrity Jeopardy! for most money earned at $29,400 ($24,400 + $5000 victory bonus). [1999]
Was high school prom king.
Attended Yorkville High School in Yorkville, Illinois.
While attending Columbia College in Chicago, Andy had the title role in a class film called "My Dinner with Andy", a parody of the film My Dinner with Andre (1981).
Attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
His father is an expert in Russian linguistics.
Daughter, Mercy Josephine, was born March 2007.
Son, William Oscar, born 2001.
His last name means "judge" in German. Andy's paternal grandmother was of French descent. Andy's maternal grandmother was born in Lahowkow, China, to Swedish parents. His other ancestry is German, English, and remote Welsh.

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