Denise Richards. biography
Denise Lee Richards was born on February 17, 1971, in Downers Grove, Illinois and first began embracing her beauty while attending high school in Oceanside, California. After graduating in 1989, Denise relocated to Los Angeles and quickly landed several minor roles in TV shows like Saved by the Bell (1991).
Denise went on to appear in the TV series Seinfeld (1993) among other popular shows before landing her first leading role in the sci-fi flick Starship Troopers (1997) with Neil Patrick Harris. She then gained a huge following of sex-crazed teenagers and men nationwide with a memorable performance, which included a girl-on-girl make-out scene, in the thriller Wild Things (1998).
The following year, Denise showed off her versatility when she starred as Becky Leeman in the dramedy Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) prior to giving a lackluster performance as a scientist opposite Pierce Brosnan in the James Bond installment The World Is Not Enough (1999).
Denise went on to make appearances in TV shows such as Friends (2001) and Spin City (2001) and later in the dramedy Love Actually (2003) as well as the spoof flick Scary Movie 3 (2003) alongside her then-husband Charlie Sheen. That same year, she became a regular on the TV series Two and a Half Men (2003-2011).
Also during this time, Denise appeared in the TV series Blue Mountain State (2010-2011) and starred in the comedy Madea’s Witness Protection (2012),
Denise’s most recent TV shows include Anger Management (2012-2013) alongside Charlie Sheen and Twisted (2013).
Did You Know…
- She enjoys kickboxing
- She once worked as a grocery clerk/li>
- Her parents now own a coffeehouse named "Jitters" in San Diego.