Ariana Richards

Actor
Engaging adolescent actress who became a celebrity upon the release of Steven Spielberg's blockbuster dinosaur epic, "Jurassic Park" (1993). As Lex, the smart and resourceful granddaughter of Sir Richard Attenborough ... Read more »
Born: 09/11/1979 in Healdsburg, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (22)

Battledogs 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Tremors 3: Return to Perfection 2000 (Movie)

Mindy Sterngood (Actor)

Total Security 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1997 (Movie)

Lex (Actor)

Angus 1995 (Movie)

Melissa Lefevre (Actor)

Halloween Jam III 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Nickelodeon's 7th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Jurassic Park 1993 (Movie)

Lex (Actor)

Empty Nest 1989 - 1990 (Tv Show)

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Spaced Invaders 1990 (Movie)

Kathy (Actor)

The Incident 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Tremors 1990 (Movie)

Mindy (Actor)

Prancer 1989 (Movie)

Carol Wetherby (Actor)

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka 1988 (Movie)

Little Girl (Actor)

Born Free: A New Adventure (TV Show)

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Disaster in Time (TV Show)

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Into the Homeland (TV Show)

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Locked Up: A Mother's Rage (TV Show)

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Switched at Birth (TV Show)

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The Princess Stallion (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Engaging adolescent actress who became a celebrity upon the release of Steven Spielberg's blockbuster dinosaur epic, "Jurassic Park" (1993). As Lex, the smart and resourceful granddaughter of Sir Richard Attenborough, Richards displayed both survival and computer skills. She worked previously on stage, TV, and other features including "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" (1988) "Prancer" (1989) , and "Tremors" (1990). On TV, Richards appeared in over 20 commercials, has done guest spots on "My Sister Sam", "The Golden Girls", and "Empty Nest", and has appeared in several high-toned TV movies.

Relationships

Gary Richards

Father

Darielle Richards

Mother

Bethany Grace Richards

Sister

Milestones

1990

TV series regular on the CBS medical drama "Island Son" with Richard Chamberlain

1988

Feature acting debut in Keenen Ivory Wayans's "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka"

1987

Appeared in her first commercial at age seven (date approximate)

1987

TV series debut with a guest spot on "The Golden Girls"

1987

TV movie debut, "Into the Homeland" on HBO

Appeared on stage as Beth in "Little Women"

Bonus Trivia

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Richards was a member of the children's performing troupe, The Rainbow Connection.

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