Richard Kind

Biography

Date of Birth 22 November 1956, Trenton, New Jersey, USA Birth Name Richard J. Kind Height 6' 1" (1.85 m) Richard Kind is an actor best known for his roles in the hit sitcoms Mad About You and Spin City. He is a 1974 graduate of Pennsbury High School and a 1978 graduate of Northwestern University. He is also an alumnus of The Second City Chicago where one of his cast mates was Dan Castellaneta. Richard attended Pennsbury High School with fellow thespian, Robert Curtis-Brown. He created the role of Addison Mizner in Stephen Sondheim’s Bounce, and has appeared on Broadway in The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife (2000), The Producers (2002), and Sly Fox (2004). He also appeared as the “Jury Foreman” in the film The Producers (2005). His voice credits include Larry the Anaconda in The Wild, “Clark” in the “Clark & Lewis Expedition” radio commercials for Horizon Air (with Patrick Warburton as “Lewis”), Molt in Disney/Pixar’s A Bugs Life, Van in Disney/Pixar’s Cars, the narrator for Disney’s Go Baby, and Tom the cat in Tom and Jerry: The Movie. He also had a minor role as Gary Meyers, an archaeologist who translated the symbols on the Stargate prior to James Spader’s character involvement in the 1994 movie, Stargate. In 2006 he guest starred on Stargate Atlantis as Lucius Lavin, in the episodes “Irresistible” and “Irresponsible.” He is currently the only actor to appear in both the original Stargate film, and in Stargate Atlantis, though not as the same character. He has a recurring role in Scrubs as Mr. Harvey Corman, an annoying hypochondriac. He also played a notable role on USA's crime comedy Psych as Hugo an astronomer who killed a partner for credit for the discovery of a planet. Actor/director George Clooney is a close friend, and was best man at Kind’s wedding. Kind later went on to play the part of a casting director in Clooney’s directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Kind also played himself in the short-lived HBO series Unscripted which Clooney executive produced and directed with Grant Heslov. Kind has performed in radio/audio plays for the LA Theatre Works and the Hollywood Theater of the Ear, and served as a guest panelist on the 2000 revival of the television game show To Tell the Truth. He also does the voice for Pongo the dragon in the Nick Jr cartoon Oswald, as well as the narrator for Disney’s Go Baby short-film series.

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The Visitor

Jacob

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Big Stan

Mal

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Yellowbird

Michka (voice)

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Tom and Jerry's Greatest Chases

Tom

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Une idée de génie

Newkin

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All We Had

Marty

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Spymate

Dr. Farley

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Andover

Harold

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Run & Gun

Grayson

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Quicksand

Kensington

Starring In
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Monsters of California

Dr. Walker

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The Out-Laws

Neil Browning

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Tankhouse

Morten

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Run & Gun

Grayson

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tick, tick...Boom!

Walter Bloom

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18½

Jack

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Rifkin's Festival

Mort's Father

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Ella Bella Bingo

Mr. Jackson (voice)

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Bombshell

Rudy Giuliani

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Auggie

Felix

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The Last Laugh

Jimbo

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The Social Ones

The Architect

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John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch

Richard Kind

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Andover

Harold

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Suburbicon

John Sears

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Gilbert

Himself

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Bernard and Huey

Marty

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The Paper Store

Prof. Marty Kane

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Albion: The Enchanted Stallion

Brian

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All We Had

Marty

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The Lennon Report

Dr. Stephan G. Lynn

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Inside Out

Bing Bong (voice)

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Yellowbird

Michka (voice)

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Ride

Boss

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Sharknado 2: The Second One

Harland 'The Blaster' McGuinness

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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

Bix

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Obvious Child

Jacob

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Eine Scheidung zum Verlieben

George Mason

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Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups

Eddy the Elf Dog (voice)

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Argo

Max Klein

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Cars 2

Van (voice)

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Hereafter

Christos

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Toy Story 3

Bookworm (voice)

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The Search for Santa Paws

Eddy the Elf Dog (voice)

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Une idée de génie

Newkin

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A Serious Man

Uncle Arthur

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Help Me, Help You

Fish

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Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief

Groundhog (voice)

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The Neighbor

Wilder

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Sands of Oblivion

Ira

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Big Stan

Mal

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The Visitor

Jacob

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The Grand

Andy Andrews

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National Lampoon's Bagboy

Dave Weiner

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Everyone's Hero

Hobo Andy / Maitre D' (voice)

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Cars

Van (voice)

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The Wild

Larry (voice)

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For Your Consideration

Marketing Person

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Fired!

Himself

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I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With

Herb Hope

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Raising Flagg

Bill Reed

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The Producers

Jury Foreman

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Bewitched

Abner Kravitz

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Garfield: The Movie

Dad Rat (voice)

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Un Amour De Chien

Doug

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Elvis Has Left the Building

Burning Elvis

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The Station Agent

Louis Tiboni

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Nobody Knows Anything

Real Estate Agent

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Spymate

Dr. Farley

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Casting Executive Man

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Quicksand

Kensington

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The Santa Claus Brothers

Roy

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Tom Sawyer

Mr. Dobbins (voice)

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Tom and Jerry's Greatest Chases

Tom

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Our Friend, Martin

Mr. Willis (voice)

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A Bug's Life

Molt (voice)

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Sink or Swim

Benny

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Cold Around the Heart

Attorney Nabbish

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Johns

Paul Truman

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Menschenjagd

Attorney Nabbish

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Stargate

Gary Meyers, Ph.D.

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Clifford

Julien Daniels

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Jimmy Hollywood

Angry Driver

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Quest of the Delta Knights

Wamthool

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Mr. Saturday Night

Reporter

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Queens Logic

Actor

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The Commish - Season 1

Alex Beebee (6 episodes, 1993-1995)

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All American Murder

Lou Alonzo

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Ghoulies go to College

Cat Ghoulie (voice)

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Vice Versa

Floyd

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Nothing in Common

Ad exec in bar (uncredited)

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Two Fathers' Justice

District Attorney Turpin

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