Andy Richter

Biography: Actor, writer and comedian Andy Richter had the best seat in the house on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" as O'Brien's sidekick since its premiere Sept. 13, 1993. Richter made a leap off of the late night couch with his departure from the show in 2000.

In addition to Richter's contributions to "Conan," he performed in comedy bits and often acted as the show's comedic correspondent off the set. Richter and the "Late Night" writing team were nominated for the 1996 Emmy Award for Best Writing in a comedy or Variety Series, and won the 1997 Writers Guild Award for Best Writing.

Before making his network television debut on "Late Night," Richter portrayed Mike Brady in the New York and Los Angeles stage productions of "The Real Live Brady Bunch." He has also performed with various Chicago-based improvisational groups. His credits include Annoyance Theater, Gambrinus King of Beer, Comedy Underground and Improvolympia. He also studied improvisation in Chicago under the direction
of Del Close and Mick Napier. Richter attended the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign and Columbia College, where he studied film and video.

In July 1997, Richter performed in "Incident at Cobblers Knob," a play by Amy and David Sedaris, at the 1997 Lincoln Center Festival. In February 1993, Richter appeared in Chris Elliott's feature film "Cabin Boy."

Richter has had several failed TV projects since leaving "Late Night", including "Andy Richter Controls the Universe", "Andy Barker P.I." and "Quintuplets", all of which aired on FOX for one season or less, with the exception of "Andy Barker P.I.". He also guest-starred on the cult show "Arrested Development" where he played multiple roles as the quintuplet brothers.

Andy Richter's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 52
Highest Metascore: 64 Dr T and the Women
Lowest Metascore: 29 Scary Movie 2
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 15
  2. Negative: 2 out of 15
15 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd The Penguins of Madagascar Nov 26, 2014 Mort tbd
60 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Jun 8, 2012 Mort 6.6
64 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Jun 24, 2011 Himself 6.6
42 Aliens in the Attic Jul 31, 2009 Uncle Nathan Pearson 5.1
61 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Nov 7, 2008 Mort 6.9
47 Semi-Pro Feb 29, 2008 Bobby Dee 5.7
64 Blades of Glory Mar 30, 2007 Mountie 7.0
57 Madagascar May 27, 2005 Mort 6.4
51 Seeing Other People May 7, 2004 Carl 7.7
33 New York Minute May 7, 2004 Bennie Bang 5.3
48 Martin & Orloff Nov 7, 2003 Maitre 'D 6.0
64 Elf Nov 7, 2003 Morris 7.7
tbd My Boss's Daughter Oct 25, 2002 Red Taylor 6.7
tbd Frank McKlusky, C.I. Apr 26, 2002 Herb tbd
29 Scary Movie 2 Jul 4, 2001 Father Harris 5.9
49 Dr. Dolittle 2 Jun 22, 2001 Eugene Wilson 6.4
64 Dr T and the Women Oct 13, 2000 Eli 3.9
52 Barenaked in America Sep 29, 2000 Himself 5.0