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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 5 March 1979Portville, New York, USA
Birth NameErika Joan Lindhome
Nickname Garfunkel
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Riki Lindhome was born in Coudersport, Pennsylvania but grew up primarily in Portville, New York (near Buffalo). Her first break came when Tim Robbins cast her in his hit play, "Embedded", which played at the Public Theater in New York City, Riverside Studios in London and The Actor's Gang Theater in Los Angeles. Shortly after, Clint Eastwood cast her in her first film role, as "Mardell Fitzgerald" in Million Dollar Baby (2004). She also wrote and directed the award-winning short, Life Is Short (2006). Since then, she has found work in film, TV and commercials and performs in the LA-based comedy duo, Garfunkel & Oates, with Kate Micucci.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: lasthhouse1979

Trivia (5)

She is a member of the Actor's Gang Theater Company.
Got her first break, when Tim Robbins cast her in his hit play, "Embedded", which played at the Public Theater in New York.
Won the 1997 JFK Library's Profile in Courage essay contest.
Brother, Tim Lindhome, is the drummer for a popular New York band Navar.
Is in the comedy band Garfunkel & Oates with actress Kate Micucci.

Personal Quotes (18)

Beige curtains... there's nothing wrong with them. You're not like, 'Ew, gross! Beige curtains!' You just don't notice them either way. They're just, like, fine.
That's the dating world. You just keep losing. Everyone does.
I feel like I'd be good at 'Password.' Or 'Pyramid.'
It's really hard to name a band.
The biggest trap that all performers and writers find is that when something really crazy, really bad happens, your mind immediately goes to, 'Can I write about this?' - which is good and bad.
I worked at a McDonald's inside a Walmart. It wasn't even a real McDonald's.
There's conflict in every story.
I think my parents wanted me to be whatever I wanted to be. But I do remember them - when I first moved out to L.A. - sending me applications to grad school for teaching.
Most of my friends who got shows right away are still just doing shows, and they have no need to create.
The only autograph I ever got, which I do not have anymore, was from Matthew Fox when he was on Party of Five (1994). I was in high school, and he came to our local amusement park, and I stood in line and got an autograph.
If you believe in what you're doing, you should just do it. You'll keep getting better.
Sometimes I find myself in this super-raw place onstage where I'm like, 'Maybe that's not the best thing. Maybe I need to shut down a little.'
If you're trying to be an actor, sometimes you get lucky, and you end up on 'The Office', but if you don't, and you know that you have something to say, it's really, really fortunate to be able to get to write and star in your own comedy.
It's great to get to make something in your own voice.
If you text someone, and you just get an emoticon back, it's over.
Recording is just a lengthy process, so to have to record before every professional video, that's where a real time drain comes in.
Rich people are so eccentric, and I don't think people really realize. Especially by the turn of the century, they were living like rappers, and there was no income tax. They are some of the most fascinating people, and I am endlessly fascinated.
We love super-silly moments, funny moments, serious moments, weird moments.

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